French Revolution

Government in Power

French Revolution

1787 - 1815

Estates General

May 1789 - June 1789

lasted 6 weeks
first meeting in 175 years

National Constituant Assembly

June 1789 - September 1791

lasted 2 years and 3 months
2 functions: write constitution and govern France (king no longer has legitimacy)

Legislative Assembly

October 1791 - August 1792

lasted ten months
ruled with constitution created by National Assembly

National Convention

September 1792 - October 1795

lasted 3 years and one month
created The Terror
first French Republic

Directory

October 1795 - November 1799

lasted 4 years and one month
5 members

First Consulate

1799 - August 1802

a "republic"

Life Consulate

August 1802 - 1804

Napoleon is Consul for life and can appoint his successor

The Empire

1804 - 1814

Napoleon is Emperor of France

Wars

the ones she had us highlight on the sheet

France declares war on Austria, Prussia joins Austria

April 20, 1792

War of the 1st Coalition

1793 - 1797

England and all continental powers except Russia and Sweden versus France

Ended with Treaty of Basel (1795) b/w France and Prussia
and Treaty of Campo Formio (1797) b/w France and Austria

France declares war on England

2/1/1793

War of the 2nd Coalition

1798 - 1802

Russia, England, Austria, Naples, Portugal, and Turkey versus France

Treaty of Luneville (1801) b/w France and Austria
Treaty of Amiens b/w France and England

3rd Coalition

1805

England, Austria, Russia, Sweden versus France and Spain

English naval victory at Trafalgar

Treaty of Pressburg (1805)

4th Coalition

1806 - 1807

England, Prussia, Russia, Sweden versus France

5th Coalition

1809

England and Austria versus France

Peninsular War

1809 - 1812

France versus England

6th Coalition

1813 - 1814

England, Prussia, Austria, Russia, Sweden versus France

Abdication of Napoleon

April 1814

1st Treaty of Paris

May 30 1814

Return of Napoleon and 100 Days

March 1 1815 - June 22 1815

7th Coalition: Austria, England, Prussia, Russia versus France

Waterloo: (June 18 1815)

2nd (and final) abdication of Napoleon

June 1815

2nd Treaty of Paris

November 20 1815

Major Revolutionary Dates

Tennis Court Oath

June 20 1789

Bastille Day

July 14 1789

Abolishment of Feudal System

August 4 1789

Declaration of Rights of Men and Citizen

August 27 1789

Women's March to Versailles

October 5 1789

October 5-6 1789

September Massacres

August 1792 - September 1792

The Terror

1793 - 1794

Levy en Masse

August 23 1793

Dominating of Revolution by social class

Aristocracy Dominate

1787 - June 20 1789

Bourgeosie Dominate

June 1789 - 1815

Rural Wokers Dominate

July 1789 - August 1789

Great Fear

Urban Workers Dominate

July 14 1789 - October 5 1789

Urban Workers Dominate

1792 - 1794