Necker urged the king to"
1.) Reduce court spending.
2.) Reform the Government.
3.)Improve internal trade by abolishing tariffs.
4.) Tax the first and second estates.
He was dismissed by the king when the nobles and the high clergy forced him to do so.
Storming of the Bastille
People gathered outside of the Bastille because rumors spread that the royal troops are going to occupy the capital, when the commander saw the gathering of the people he opened fire on the people.
July 19, 1789 - August 3, 1789
Radical rebellions broke out demanding Louis's abdication, the national guards were unable to stop or prevent the violence, but killed around 50,000 angry protesters.
Women's March on Versailles
October 5, 1789
Constitution of 1791
Created by the national Assembly, it kept the monarchy, but lasted only a year
Declaration of war against Austria
April 20, 1792
The french forces defeated the Austrians and Prussian forces which was a turning point for the french people.
20 September 1792 - 26 October 1795
Execution of Louis XVI
January 21, 1793
Louis was thought to be a traitor of France because he tried to escape and go to Austria to bring back the monarchy to France.
Committee of public safety
The committee of public safety was created during the reign of terror and it was led by Maximilian Robespierre.
Reign of Terror
September 5, 1793 - July 28, 1794
It started under the committee of public safety that was led by Maximilian Robespierre, where daily executions took place to keep the revolution under control.
Execution of Marie Antoinette
16 October 1793
Death of Robespierre
Maximilian Robespierre was guillotined
Constitution of 1795
22 August 1795
Napoleon Coup d'etat
It gave Napoleon the power to chose his adviser. This coup ended the french revolution and started the reign of napoleon.