Third Estate declares themselves the government and calls themselves the national assembly
Mob storms royal prison known as, The Bastille, in search of weapons and making a statement. The date will become known as French Independence Day.
Each of the three estates reprensentatives met to vote on new laws. The third estate realized their votes weren't equal.
Revolution becomes violent with a period marked by executions of "enemies of the revolution" People went on a killing spree and rampages.
French Military who saw a chance to step up as the new government continued to prove themselves ineffective. "I found the crown of France lying on the ground and picked it up with my sword."
Following Napoleons defeat and the crumbling of the empire, european absolutist powers met in Vienna, Austria to decide on how to restore order in Europe
Napoleon tried to overtake Russia, but understimated the harsh elements. Therefore he lost 500,000 soldiers due to the brutal cold. He was soon captured and exiled.