Hailey's Timeline


The Rise of Napoleon and Creation of an empire

1789 - 1799

Spread enlightment around Europe. He left the Napoleon code.

The Meeting of the Estates General

May 5, 1789

King Henry XVI was in debt from the war. He wanted the three estate generals to take a vote on who gets their taxes raised.

The Tennis Court Oath

June 20, 1789

The members of the French Estates-General for the Third Estate, who had begun to call themselves the National Assembly, took the Tennis Court Oath vowing not to separated to show that the circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is made right".

The Storming of the Bastille

July 14, 1789

The storming was seen by the revolutionaries as a symbol of the monarchy's abuse of their power. After they stormed it they paraded the heads around town.

The Reign of Terror

Sep 5, 1793 - Jul 28, 1794

When Maximilion took over. He killed 40,000 people believed they were commiting treason.

The Congress of Vienna

1814 - 1815

They replaced the kings who ruled before napoleon. Allies redrew a map of Europe.

Napoleon's empire colapses

June 18, 1814

Napoleon went to war again. They ended up losing.