It was the first meeting of the Estates General called since 1614. It was called because the French government was having financial problems.
the Tennis Court Oath
June 20th, 1789 - 1791
On June 20th 1789 the members of the French Third Estate took the Tennis Court Oath, vowing "not to separate and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established".
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 Reign of Terror
September 5, 1793 - July 28, 1794
A period during the French Revolution after the First French Republic was established in which multiple massacres and public executions occurred in response to revolutionary fervor.
Napoleon's Empire Collapses
Napoleon surrendered and gave up the French throne, ending his reign. Napoleon had a great desired to defeat Britain. Even though he had conquered most of Europe. He committed three mistakes that led him to the collapse of his empire
The Congress of Vienna
November 1814 - June 1815
A meeting of ambassadors of European states chaired by Austrian statesman Klemens von Metternich, and held in Vienna