French Revolution

Events

The Meeting of the Estates General

May 2, 1789

The meeting ended the absolute monarchy in France and started a Representative government

The Tennis Court Oath

June 20th,1789

It was a promise that the National Assembly would remain at a tennis court at Versailles until they created a new comsitution

The Storming of the Bastille

July 14,1789

known as the Bastille, was attacked by an angry mob. The prison had become a symbol of the monarchy’s dictatorial rule.

the Reign of Terror

June 1793

A time when 40,000 people were killed for being suspected traitors to the french revolution

The Congress of Vienna

September 1814

The settlement was the most-comprehensive treaty that Europe had ever seen.

Napoleon's Empire Collapses

June 18th, 1815

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