French Revolution Timeline

By Devonate' Gregory

Estates general

Louis XVI summons the estatess generals for the meeting since 1614.

financial crisis

1787 - 1789

France builds enormous debt by participating in the seven years of war and by also partipating in the american revolution.

THE counter revolution

1789 - 1815

The French counter revolution was composed of various groups both in & outside of france who were opposed to the french revolution

napolians rise to power

1789 - 1815

As the French Revolution was going he launched several invasions from

Estates Genral

5/1789

Louis XVI summons all the Estates generals for its first meeting since 1614

CREATEION OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

6/17/1789

The National Assembly was a transitional body body between the Estates-General and the National Constituent Assembly

Tennis court oath

6/17/1789

A pledge signed by 576 of the 577 mebers from the Third estate who were locked out of the meeting of the estates General on 20 June 1789

Storming of Bastile

7/14/1789

A blood thirsty mob of craftsmen and salesmen decided to launch an attack on Bastile prison to steal gunpowder and multiple weapons to fight back.

The Great Fear

7/17/1789

Rumors spread that the feudal lords had hired robbers to murder peasants this rumor was not true but this flammed fear which led to the peasants rising up against their local lords

DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF MAN & CITIZEN

8/26/1789

The represenitives of the french people organized as the national assembly beleived that the ignorance,neglect,or contempt of the rights of man and proposed that all political institutions be respected whch resulted in the creating the laws of man and citizen.

IMPORTANT ACTIONS OF THE NAYIONAL CONVENTION

8/1792

The National Convention was elected to provide a new constintutuion for the country to overthrow the monarcy

THE CREATEION OF THE NATIONAL CONVENTION

9/20/1792

The Natonal Assembly was created out of shared intrest but as war grew diffrences and the national assembly began to split

Execution of Louis XVI

1/20/1793

The National Convention condemed Louis XVI to death after he committed several crimes

Reign of terror

7/28/1794

A wave of executions of presumed enemies

Important Napoleonic reforms

3/21/1804

Napolian code was a code that forbade privaliges based birth,allowed freedom of religion,and specified jobs should go to the most qualified.

INVASION OF RUSSIA

1812

The French launched an invasion which caused a turning point in the napolians wars.

EXILE TO ELBA

5/4/1814

Napoleon was exiled by the allied governments to Elba following abdication at Fontainebleau

CONGRESS OF VIENNA

6/1814

The Congress of Vienna was a conference of ambassadors of European states that chaired by Austrian statesmen

BATTLE OF WATERLOO

6/18/1815

The Final Battle of the Nopolenic Wars and one of the most important battles it took place of near the village of waterloo with the entire future of Europe was at stake Nopolian was finally defeated