Napoleon gave up and surrendered the french throne in 1814 and his empire slowly collapsed even more from there.
the meeting of the estates general
because of the french's financial problems this meeting was called for the first time since 1614.
the rise of napoleon and creation of an empire
1789 - 1799
napoleon was a emperor and military leader who conquered most of Europe. He later started to take political control and gain power in France 1799 and later crowned himself emperor.
the storming of the bastille
this attacked signaled the start of the french revoulution as people stormed the medieval fortress know as Bastille after days of protesting.
the tennis court oath
when the third estates took an oath to develop and force a new constitution this was a pivotal event in the french revolution as it displayed political authority from the people instead of the government.
the reign of terror
September 1793 - 1794
a period of time during the french revolution where the people went into a great panic and those suspected of not being loyal to the revolution were arrested or killed
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.