Michael L for his gwinnett online course project
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King Louis XVI calls the estates generals for the first time and a long time and the nobles, the church and the others "the poor" are thier
After the being kicked out of the estates meeting the third estate the poor commoners swore a oath that that they would reasamble until the constitution of the kingdom was established
Angry revolutionaries stormed the Bastille to make a point and receive weapons
basically states that all men are equal this of course excludes women and children
a riot of women complained about lack of wheat and thought that some wheat was being hidden
the government takes power away from church and sells some of its land for badly needed money
while king is trying to flee he is caught and forced to go to trial
after being sentenced to death he is killed via guillotine
thousands are killed after the fall of establishment and the Jacobins, and the Girondins fight for power
leader of the Jacobins after dying the The Girondins gain more power.
electoral assemblies in Saint-Domingue are made to elect colonial representatives to the legislatier in France. The outcome results in positions for Laveaux and Sonthonax as deputies to the French legislature.
Louverture’s army conquers most of British-occupied Saint-Domingue
Rigaud’s army conquers the British at Jérémie.