Major events that happened before, during and after the french revolution
Important events and people that helped cause the french revolution
Louis XIV was known for the huge amount of money he spent on the building of versailles, high taxes, useless expnesive wars, and wastefullness
He spent over 100 million dollars buildig the Versailles Palace.
Louis died leaving his country in debt
Events that happened during the revolution
A giant mob attacked the bastille prison, chopped off the govenor's head and paraded it through the streets
Louis XVI called Estates-General to a meeting in Versailles to approve a tax plan.
The peasants of france were mad because of the high unfair taxes and poor harvesting
The Third Estate declared themselves the National Assembly and made the Tennis Court Oath.
The National Assembly announced the end of feudalism and serfdom in France.
Paris women invaded Versailles
It was a law passed on July 12 1790 during the French Revolution, that devistated the Roman Catholic Church in France
Louis XVI and his family tried to sneak out of France but were arrested.
France declared war on Austria.
The National Convention held their first meeting.
Louis XVI sentanced to the guillotine and was executed.
She was charged with aiding the enemy and inciting civil war and was guillotined.
The Reign of Terror court sentanced 20,000 to 40,000 people to death
The National Convention arrested Robespierre.
Robespierre was beheaded.
Events that came after the revolution ended.
the directory fell and ended the revolution.
The last phase of the revolution changes the government back to a way it used to be.