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Events

The New Constitution

September 17 1787

Meeting of the Estates-General

May 5, 1789

Creation of the National Assembly

June 13 1789

The Tennis Court Oath

June 20 1789

Storming of the Bastille

July 14 1789

End of Feudal Customs and traditions

August 4, 1789

Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen

August 26, 1789

Creation of the National Convention

September 20 1792

Execution of Louis XVI

January 21, 1793

The Reign of Terror

September 5 1793

Napoleon named First Consul

1799

Creation of the Directory

November 2 1804

Napoleon names himself "Emperor of the French"

December 2 1804

Napoleon at the height of his power

1812