The estates general was a group of representatives from all three estates of france that came together to make decisions with the king.
The rise of Napoleon and Creation of an Empire
1789 - 1799
Napoleon came in as a hero but then nothing went right and he lost the war so he was sent away.
The tennis court oath
June 20, 1789
The tennis court oath was an oath created by the representatives of the third estate and was an agreement that they would not leave the tennis courts at the palace of versailles until a new government was created.
The Storming of the Bastille
July 14 1789
A time when the 3rd estate was rulling and the people had no money, jobs or food. The people got weapons and started killing others.
The reign of terror
september 1793 - july 1794
The third estate went on a big robbing and killing spree through France.
Napoleon's empire collapses
The congress of Vienna
1814 - 1815
Old monarchies got together to discuss rebuilding their monarchies.