French Revolution

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The Estates General

May 1789 - June 1789

The Tennis Court Oath

20 June 1789 - 21 June 1789

the Great Fear

1 July 1789 - 2 July 1789

Fall of the Bastille

14 July 1789 - 15 July 1789

Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen

26 August 1789 - 27 August 1789

The Bread March

1 October 1789 - 2 October 1789

Departments Created

March 1790 - August 1790

Civil Constution of the Clergy

1 July 1790 - 2 July 1790

Louis and family attempt to escape

1 June 1791 - 2 June 1791

The Legislative Assembly

October 1791 - September 1792

War declared on Austria

1 April 1792 - 2 April 1792

The National Convention

September 1792 - October 1795

Louis 16th guillotined

1 January 1793 - 2 January 1793

The Terror

1793 - 1794

Robespierre joins the Committee of Public Safety

1 July 1793 - 2 July 1793

Levee en Masse

1 August 1793 - 2 August 1793

Cult of the Supreme Being

1 May 1794 - 2 May 1794

The Thermidorean Reaction

1 July 1794 - 2 July 1794

The White Terror

1 August 1794 - 2 August 1794

The Directory

November 1795 - November 1799

Napoleon's coup

1 June 1799 - 2 June 1799