Napoleon, born on the island of Corsica, rose through the ranks of the military during the french revolution. after he seized political power, he crowned himself emperor.
the Meeting of the Estates General
May 5th, 1789 - 1799
Louis XVI called a meeting of the estate generals. The reason that he called the meeting was because he financial problems
The Tennis Court Oath
June 20th, 1789
This was about how these French Estates-General for the Third Estate were suppose to come up with something and wouldn't leave the tennis court until they think of something
The storming of the Bastille
July 14, 1789
Bastille was captured and the rebellion begins. a state prison on the east side of Paris was attacked by mob that was aggressive and mad. The prison had become a symbol of the monarchy's dictatorial rule. This event became one of the defining moments in the next revolution
The Reign Of Terror
Sep 5, 1793 - Jul 28, 1794
this was the name that it was given after the first french republic was established. The Terror had an economic side, price controlled measure, and a religious side
The Congress of Vienna
November 1814 - June 1815
This was a meeting of ambassadors of the European states which was chaired by Austrians statesman. They were held in Vienna. This was even though the delegates had already arrived and negotiated.