On 20 June 1789, the members of the French Third Estate took the Tennis Court Oath (French: Serment du Jeu de Paume), vowing "not to separate and to reassemble wherever circumstances require until the constitution of the kingdom is established".
the meeting of the estates general
May 5, 1789 - June 17, 1789
this meeting happened because the French government was having financial problems. the person who called this meeting was king Louis the xvi
the storming of the bastille
July 14 1789
The Storming of the Bastille occurred in Paris, France, on the afternoon of 14 July 1789. The medieval armory, fortress, and political prison is known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the center of Paris.
the reign of terror
sep 5, 1793 - july 28, 1794
it is when there was a lot of executions and massacres public executions
the rise of napoleon and creation of an empire
born on the island of Corsica, Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the military during the French Revolution (1789-1799). After seizing political power in France in a 1799 coup d'état, he crowned himself emperor in 1804.
napoleon empire collapses
Napoleon surrendered and gave up the French throne, ending his reign. Napoleon had a great desired to defeat Britain