On November 2 1783, Louis XVI made Charles de Calonne the general of finance
On February 22 Assembly of noticables rejects Charles idea for debt relief which was a bad move for France
The Creation of the National Assembly
1788 - 1799
The National assembly was the main reason for the revolution it was mainly peasants or people in the 3rd Estate who were treated so badly that they wanted to change it.
Declaration of The rights of man and the Citizen
August The Declaration was made by the New National Assembly to set rights for all men.
May 5th, 1789 King Louis XVI summons the Estates General.
June 17th, The third Estate breaks away from the Estates to make a new constitution.
July 19th - August 3rd After the Storm Of the Bastille the Peasants uprising caused "Great Fear" throughout France. Thus the start of the great fear
July 14th Citizens Storm the Bastille which was the start of the French Revolution and cause fear throughout France but mainly people not in the 3rd Estate.
1792 - 1797
A period of high death tole because it was during the Reign of Terror. It was started because of all the deaths which people then started a counter revolution to retake Versailles and regain power and not have a democracy.
Reign of Terror
1793 - 1794
After the Death of the king there was a reign of terror over France. Which drove some people to not even leave their houses and saying anything about the king was punishable by death. The First to die or to be executed was Marie Antoinette.(the kings wife)
The Execution of King Louis XVI
January 20th King Louis was condemned to death and his execution was scheduled for the next day. This now meant that France would have a Democracy because they had no king.