French Revolution2.0


The meeting of the estates general

May 5, 1789 - 1799

"The estates general was a general assembly show the French estates of the realm: the clergy".

the Tennis Court Oath

June 17, 1789 - June 20, 1789

They moved to a nearby indoor tennis court . There they took an oath never to separate until a written constitution had been established for France.

the storming of the Bastile

July 14, 1789

The Storming of the Bastille occurred in Paris, France, on the afternoon of 14 July 1789. The medieval fortress, armory, and political prison in Paris known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the center of Paris.

the reign of terror

Sep 5, 1793 - July 28, 1794

The Reign of Terror or The Terror is the label given by some historians to a period during the French Revolution after the First French Republic was established.

the Rise of Napoleon and Creation of an Empire

1799 - 1804

Born on the island of Corsica, Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the military during the French Revolution . After seizing political power in France in a 1799 coup , he crowned himself emperor in 1804.

Napoleon's Empire Collapses

1806 - 1812

In 1812 Napoleon tried to invade Russia. As the winter temperatures began to fall the Russian army attacked the French.

The Congress of Vienna

November 1814 - June 1815

The Congress of Vienna was a gathering of ambassadors of European states chaired by Austrian statesman Klemens von Metternich, and held in Vienna from November 1814 to June 1815.