The Estates General was the Legislative Branch in France made up of representatives from each of the 3 estates. In 1789, the fact that the Clergy and Nobles (1st and 2nd estates) could and were outvoting the 3rd estate was officially noticed.
Put into effect by Robespierre; marked by mass executions of enemies of the revolution. The death toll ranged in the tens of thousands, with about 17,000 executed by guillotine and another 25,000 in other executions.
Napoleon's Rise to Power
Trained as an artillery officer, he wasgood at strategy and led two winning campaigns against rival armies. He then installed himself as the First Consul in 1799. 5 years later, the French Senate had named him Emperor of France.
Napoleon Overthrows the French Driectory
Concordant of 1801
Napoleon makes peace with the Catholic Church.
The Russian Campaign of France
Napoleon leads France into a war against Russia. Napoleon's 'undefeated reputation" was severely damaged, and many of France's allies start having second thoughts about him.
Napoleon arrives at Elba Island
The people of France exile Napoleon to Elba in response to his mindset towards reviving the Empire of France.
The Congress of Vienna
9/1814 - 6/1815
A group of ambassadors from European countries. The objective of the meetings were to solve the issues arising from the French Revolutionary and the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire.
Napoleon returns from Elba
Battle of Waterloo
Present Day Belgium: A French Army, lead by Napoleon, is defeated by the 7th Coalition during their invasion of Prussia (Russia).