French Revolution Timeline

Events

Elightment

1750

-Equality
-Reason } Government
-Liberty

7 years war

1756

-French & Indian War
-Increase French debt french lose

French King Louie 16th coronated

1774

American Revolution

1775

-Increases French Debt

Bring together assembly of notables to manage french debt

1786

-Fail

French Finance Minister Calonne

1786

-States that the french economy is weak

Assembly of notables is dissolved (Failed)

1787

Jacquer necker will openly & loudly criticize the monarchy financing

1787
  • A lot of public support

Calonne is Fired

1787

Declaration of rights of man and citizen

1789

Great Fear Begins

1789
  • Emigres
  • Opposite of immigrants

Jacques Necker who was famously hired as a finance minister for public support is fired

1789

3rd Estate declares itself the National Assembly

1789

All Church land Property is confiscated and owned by the government

1789

Estates General is Convened

1789
  • Deal With taxes

Womans March on Versalles

1789
  • Force Monarchy to live in Paris as prisoners

Eventually Louis XVI recognizes the National Assembly

1789
  • Tells the 1st & 2nd Assembly to join the National Assembly

Storming of the Bastille

1789
  • Commoners invading a Military Fort in Paris
  • Took Food, Guns, Ammo, & Released State Held Prisoners
  • France Military did not try to stop them much

Paris food labor rights

1789

Louis XVI refuses to allow an angry 3rd estate into the Estates General Meeting

1789
  • 3rd Estate moves to the Kings Court
  • Tennis Court Oath

National assembly states a goal to write a constitution

1789
  • Renames itself the National Constitutional Assembly

National assembly voting procedures are created

1789
  • Active Citizens -Pay taxes to vote
  • Passive Citizens
    • Not pay taxes no vote

All Feudal Rights are lost

Approx. August 4th, 1789
  • Nobility Perks Lost income

Civil Constitution of the Clergy

1790
  • Clergy most make an oath to government & be elected
  • Destroys churches in france

France reorganizes itself politically

1790
  • Created 30 Compartments with elected governers

France Officially Destroys the Status of Nobility

1790

Guilds & Unions are Abolished

1791
  • Chapelier Law

Formation of The Legislative Assembly

1791
  • All New Politicians

King is Forced to Sign the Constitution

1791

National Constitutional Assembly is Dissolved

1791

King & Queen Try to Escape

1791
  • Caught on Route & Officially imprisoned

Louis XVI put onto trial for Treason

1792
  • Robespierre publicly calls for his execution

Legislative Assembly Disbands ( Fails)

1792

Formation of the National Convention

1792
  • Known as the 1st French Republic

Non Christian Calender is Made

1792

Austria & Prussia Unite against France

1792
  • Due to fear of Revolution spreading & Marie Antoinette

September Massacres

1792
  • Paris has mass murderings of prisoners & those who may support foreign Armies

Louis XVI is Publicly Guillotined

1793

Maximilian Robespierre is officially named the head of the Committee of Public Safety

1793

Marie Antoinette is Guillotined

1793

Notre Dame Cathedral renamed

1793
  • Temple of Reason

Committee of Public Safety is created

1793

-Execute anyone who may challenge the revolution
- Led by Jacobin
- Target Girondists

Jacobin Leader Marat Is Assassinated by Girondist bedside Nurse ( JLD painting)

1793

Levee en Masse ( Like a Draft)

1793
  • France forced men to join the war efforts to deal with invaders
  • Not popular with Population

Catholicism officially Renamed

1794
  • Colt of The supreme Being

No Jacobins Left in Power

1794
  • End of the National Convention

Robespierre has Danton arrested & Guillotined

1794
  • Because Danton questioned the killing of C.O.P.S.

Thermidorian Reaction/ White Terror

1794
  • People Rebelling against the Jacobin party
  • Robespierre arrested & Guillotined
    • With out Trial -Paris Commune Abolished -Jacobin Party imprisoned