Peasants across the french countryside burn manor houses and refuse to pay feudal dues.
Aristocrats give up feudal rights and special privileges
Church officials are elected by state, church lands are confiscated, and priests are forced to take a oath of loyalty.
Establishes a constitutional monarchy and Active and Passive Citizens
Jacobins, want a republic and overthrow monarchy
Girondists, want to involve france in a war that would discredit monarchy
Paris Commune (local government) convinces legislative assembly to depose Louis XVI and elect a national convention
Replaces National Assembly
Paris Commune executes or murders in aristocrats, priests, and other in the city's jails
King tried and convicted for treason. Although Girondists tried to spare his life, the Mountain won and Louis was beheaded.
National Convention create the Committee for Public Safety. Lead by Robispierre, executed thousands of "enemies of the state." Basically, anyone who got in this way. But when he finally accused his right hand man which was too much for everyone. He was executed.
Calming down of Paris after the execution of Robespierre
Two house legislature and executive body of five men. Corrupt and unpopular
Napoleon makes peace with the Catholic Church. Church is no longer persecuted and France gets to keep confiscated lands.
Napoleon took all three countries in a series of brilliant military victories
Napoleon dissolved the Holy Roman empire and unwittingly started a wave of nationalism
Grand alliance (Great Britain, Russia, Prussia, and Austria) defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Nations
Napoleon escapes Elba and returns to France. Re-assumes power and leads an army against the Great Alliance. Is defeated at the Battle of Waterloo. Napoleon is shipped to St. Helena's and lived there until he died.
Fed up with King Charles X, the middle class and the power joined together to overthrow the king. Although the lower classes wanted a republic, the middle class wanted a constitutional monarchy and put Louis Philippe, the citizen king, on the throne
The bourgeois dominated France during the monarchy of Louis Philippe. Monarchy collapsed in February. After bloody conflict between the workers and the capitalist middle class, French voters overwhelming elected Louis Napoleon as president of the Second French Republic.
Louis Napoleon strong armed the french into electing him to Emperor Napoleon III.