The French Revolution


The Meeting Of The Estates General

May 5, 1789
The meeting of the estates general was In 1789, the King called a meeting of the Estates General.The reason he called the meeting because the French was having problems with financial.

The tennis court oath

June 20th, 1789

The storming of the Bastille

July 14, 1789
The Storming of the Bastille occurred in Paris, France.The prison contained just seven inmates at the time of its storming.Revolutionaries see it as a symbol of the monarchy's abuses of power.

The Reign of Terror

Sep 5, 1793 - Jul 28, 1794
The Reign of Terror is the label given by some historians due to periods during the French Revolution.The Reign Of Terror was a time where 40,000 people were killed because, they were being suspected traitors to the french revolution.

The Rise Of Napoleon and Creation of an Empire

On an island, Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the military during the French Revolution, seizing power in France.Napoleon became king of France.

Napoleons empire Collapses

11 April 1814

The Congress Of Vienna

November 1814 - June 1815
The Congress of Vienna was together in 1815. The first goal was to set up a balance of power which would prevent a policy within Europe, such as the Napoleonic empire.