french revolution


The Meeting of the Estates General

May 5th, 1789

in 1789 the king Louis xvi called a meeting of the estates was the first meeting of the estates general called since 1614 he called the meeting because the french government was having financial problem.

the Tennis court Oath

June 20th 1789

the members of the french estates general of the third Estates who had begun to call themselves national assembly took the tennis court Oath.

the storming of the Bastille

July 14 1789

the storming of the Bastille occurred in Paris french on the afternoon of 14 July 1789.the medieval fortress arnory and political prison in Paris known

the Rise of Napoleon and Creation of an Empire

November 9 1789 - May 1804

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), also known as Napoleon I, was a French military leader and emperor who conquered much of Europe in the early 19th century.

the Reign of terror

Sep 5, 1793 - July 28, 1794

They stormed the National Convention and accused the Gridirons of representing the aristocracy. Seeing an opportunity, Maximilian Robespierre, the leader of the Jacobin's, harnessed the fury of the sans-culottes to take control of the conventi

the Congress of vienna

June 1815

was convened in 1815 by the four European powers which had defeated Napoleon. The first goal was to establish a new balance of power in Europe which would prevent imperialism within Europe, such as the Napoleonic empire, and maintain the peace between the great powers.

Napoleon's Empire Collapses

may 1917

In 1806, Napoleon set up a blockade to the rest of the European nations but, Great Britain managed to help pirates transport good to France. In response to the French blockade the British made their own blockade which was more effective than the French.