French Revolution

Ruling Assemblies

National Assembly

June 17, 1789 - July 9, 1789

Legislative Assembly

October 1791 - September 1792

National Convention

September 20, 1792 - October 26, 1795

Directory

November 2 1795 - November 10 1799

Important Documents

Cahiers

March 1789 - April 1789

The Declaration of the Rights of Man

August 26, 1789

Civil Constitution of the Clergy

July 12, 1790

Rights of Women - Olympe de Gouges

January 1, 1791

Constitution of 1790

October 1, 1791

Brunswick Manifesto

July 25, 1792

Constitution of 1793

June 24, 1793

Events

Tennis Court Oath

June 20, 1789

Storming of the Bastille

July 14, 1789

The Great Fear

July 17, 1789 - August 5, 1789

Night of August 4

August 4, 1789

March on Versailles

October 5, 1789

Flight to Varennes

June 20, 1791

Storming of the Tuileries

June 20, 1792

September Massacres

September 1792 - November 1792

Thermidorian Reaction

July 27, 1794

Laws/misc

Assignats

1789 - 1796

Paper Money issued by the National Assembly and Backed by the confiscated church land. However were continually devalued due to over-printing

Le Chapelier Law

june 14, 1791

Revolutionary Calendar

1793 - 1805

Levee en Masse

August 16, 1793

The Law of the Maximum

September 29, 1793