A time in France when France's government is hit with financial problems like unfair taxation, power abuses and debt.
Creation of the National Assembly
1789 - 1791
A transitional body between the Estates-General and the National Constituent Assembly.
1/1/1789 - 12/31/1789
The Estates General was a legislative assembly of the different classes of French subjects.
1789 - 1799
A time in France where certain people like nobles, ecclesiastics, and some bourgeois went against France, they abandoned the struggles of their country and emigrated.
Tennis Court Oath
06/20/1789 - 06/21/1789
An oath taken by deputies of the Third Estates believing that the newly formed National Assembly was to be banned.
7/13/1789 - 7/14/1789
Storming Bastille occurred in Paris, France where the French stormed a French prison known as the Bastille.
7/20/1789 - 7/21/1789
A fear in France caused by pheasants where they would arm themselves and attack houses.
Declaration of Rights of Man and the Citizen
08/26/1789 - 08/27/1789
A French document drafted by Emmanuel Sieyes that asserted the equality of men and the sovereignty of the people.
Creation of the National Convention
1792 - 1795
Comprised the constitutional and legislative assembly and held executive power in France during the first years of the French First Republic.
Execution of Louis XVI
1/21/1793 - 1/22/1793
Killing of Louis XVI by the Guillotine at the Place de la Revolution.
Actions of the National Convention
4/6/1793 - 4/7/1793
The National Convention creates the Committee of Public Safety.
Reign of Terror
9/5/1793 - 7/5/1794
A point during the French Revolution where terrors spread across France. The fears were caused by Robespierre and the Jacobin's, where they address political and economic threats across Europe.
1799 - 1800
A time in France where Napoleon Bonaparte got complete power of France.
1804 - 1805
Napoleons makes some changes in laws, education, and government. In law, he gave everyone equal rights(except blacks and woman), he centralized the government and built new schools for boys ages 10-16.
Invasion of Russia
1812 - 1813
Napoleon invades Russia which becomes a huge turning point in the French Revolution. It reduced the French and allied invasion forces which triggered a shift in European politics.
Exile to Elba
5/4/1814 - 3/20/1815
Napoleon leaves France and stays on the island of Elba and returns to France just under a year later. He had to keep watch of French and Australian guards around the island.
Congress of Viena
9/4/1814 - 6/1/1815
Conference of ambassadors between European states. This conference was to settle issues in the French Revolution.
Battle of Waterloo
6/18/1815 - 06/19/1815
Prussian and British forces under Blucher and the Duke of Wellington routed the French forces under Napoleon Bonaparte.