Louis XVI called the estate general to meet because his country was in huge financial debt and everyone was revolting.
The third estate broke off from the Estate General and called themselves the National Assembly
The Third Estate (after alledgedly being locked out if their meeting room) went to the Tennis Courts and proclaimed that they will never give up until they draft a new constitutuion.
In search of gunpowder and weapons, the Third estate stromed the Bastille, a french prison. This was the first major event of the revolution.
A period of panic for the Peasants who were scared the King would overthrow them.
The National Assembly voted to give up the tax breaks and other benfits of the clergy and nobility.
This declaration, that stated that all men are born equal and free, was constituted.
This included enlightenment ideas such as Freedom of Speech and Freedom of religion.
The women marched into Versailles, forcing the King to move to Paris, showing their power, and intimidating the royalty.
Louis XVI and his family attempted to flee France but got caught and was put under house arrest.
Louis XVI was beheaded by the guillotine for being an unfair ruler.
Led by Robbespierre and the Jacobins, a period of violence in which many were executed, especially the nobles.
After a two day trial, she was executed by the guillotine.
After being overthrown by the National Convention, he was beheaded by the Guillotine.
The Directory, a five-member committee that replaced the Committee of public safety, was formed. Part of its focus was ending the reign of terror. https://cdn.thinglink.me/api/image/590965810214731776/1240/10/scaletowidth