Louis XVI was the king of France during this time, he only 19 when he took the throne. As king he focused on religion. As time went by power drifted from him.
Their are three estates. First Estates is the one with the king, queen, and nights. Second Estate is the nobles, and third estate is the villagers.
1787 - 1789
The financial crisis was time when taxes and money where going higher.
Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen
1788 - 1789
This document was for man and citizens have equal rights. It introduced by describing it to the people of France.
Creation of National Assembly
On May 5th the Estate General had to deal with France's financial crisis, but to do with the squabbling over the structure.
The Great Fear was a time when the French people would start rumors, and fights. Rumors would go by so fast and the fight go more insistence.
The Storming Bastille was a time when the prisoners in the Bastille would fight for their rights. The prisoners would have torches, and other things just to show the guards what they were fight for.
Tennis Court Oath
This was an event during the first days of the French Revolution. This oath caused by the people of France.
Creation of National Convention
1792 - 1795
During August, Paris stormed and demanded abolition of the monarchy. This went on for three years.
Important Actions of the National Convention
1792 - 1795
During the French Revolution the National Convention, deiced to prominent members of the convention.
Reign of Terror
1793 - 1794
The Reign of Terror was a time of violence. . The king and the queen of France were two people who had their heads cut off. King Louis XVI had his head cut off first, but his wife was not on the same day as him. His wife was on another and didn't seem scared of what as going on.