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Napoleon's Empire collapses

1769 - 1821

Napoleon wanted too much power and it went the wrong way.

The rise of Napoleon and creation of an empire.

1789 - 1799

Napoleon rose through the military ranks.

The meeting of the Estates General

May 5, 1789

King Louis XVl wanted to meet with the estates general.
Because he was having financial problems.

The tennis court oath

June 20th, 1789

The third estate started calling themselves the national assembly.

The Storming of the Bastille

July 14, 1789

The Bastille was attacked.

The Reign of Terror

Sept. 5, 1793 - July 28, 1794

They killed 4000 people.

The Congress of Vienna

1814 - 1815

The meeting of ambassadors of European states.