King Louis XVI Called a meeting because the governments more financial status
the rise of napoleon and creation of an empire
1789 - 1799
Napoleon quickly rose through the ranks of the military during the French Revolution. After seizing political power in France in a 1799 coup d'état, he crowned himself emperor
the storming of the bastille
a state prison was attacked by an angry and aggressive mob. The prison had become a symbol of the (rule by a king or queen)'s mean and strict rule.
the tennis court oath
the members of the French Third Estate vowed not to separate and to reassemble wherever facts or conditions (that surround someone) require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established
the reign of terror
1793 - 1794
The Reign of Terror refers to a period during the French Revolution in which many killings of many people and public executions happened in response to emotionally intense feelings, anti-clerical feeling, and silly and unimportant/not serious statements of crime by Maximilien Robespierre and his Group of Public Safety.
napolean's empire collapses
The Empire briefly fell with Napoleon's giving up at Fontainebleau on 11 April 1814. After a brief exile at the island of Elba, Napoleon escaped, with a ship, a few men, and four cannons.
the congress of vienna
November 1814 - June 1815
a meeting of representatives of (related to Europe) states organized/managed by Austrian person (who is a very wise leader in government) Klemens von Metternich, and held in Vienna from though the people had arrived and were already negotiating