After seizing political power in France in a 1799 coup d'état, he crowned himself emperor in 1804
the meeting of the estate general
KIng louis XVI called a meeting of the estate general in 1789.
He hasn't called one since 1614.
he called the meeting because the french government was having financial problems.
Tennis Court Oath
20 June 1789
The Tennis Court Oath was a pledge that was signed in the early days of the French Revolution and was an important revolutionary act that displayed the belief that political authority came from the nation's people and not from the monarchy.
the storming of the bastille
14 July 1789
the Bastille a state prison on the east side of Paris was attacked by an angry and aggressive mob. It had become a symbol of the monarchy's dictatorial rule.
The reign of terror
September 5 1793
The Reign of Terror began with a declaration by Robespierre that Terror would be "the order of the day.During the Reign of Terror, France was ruled by a group of men called the Committee of Public Safety.
napoleon empire collapses
Even though he had conquered most of Europe. Napoleon had a great desired to defeat Britain. He committed three mistakes that led him to the collapse of his empire.
the congress of vienna
September 1814 - June 1815
After the downfall of Napoleon Bonaparte, a international conference was called to create a balance among the European powers in such a way so as to prevent future wars and maintain peace and stability on the European continent.