French Revolution

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  • The Diamond Necklace Affair

    The Diamond Necklace Affair
    The Diamond Necklace Affair concludes with the acquittal of Cardinal Rohan and the discrediting of Marie Antoinette.
  • Bad harvests lead to food shortages

    Bad harvests lead to food shortages
    Bad harvests in 1787 and 1788 and a slowdown in manufacturing led to food shortages, rising prices for food, and employment.
  • Louis dismisses the Parisian parlement

     Louis dismisses the Parisian parlement
    Louis dismisses the Parisian parlement and orders the parlementaires to remove themselves to Troyes.
  • National Assembly adopt Declartion of the Rights of Man

    National Assembly adopt Declartion of the Rights of Man
    Inspired by the American Declaration of Independence and Constitution, and the English Bill of Rights, this charter of basic liberties began with a ringing affirmation of "the natural and imprescriptible rights of man" to "liberty , property, security, and resistance to oppression."
  • Province of France

    Province of France
    Former Provinces of France replaced by new administrative Department
  • National Assembly completes new constitution

    National Assembly completes new constitution
  • National Convention splits into factions

    National Convention splits into factions
  • King Louis XVI is executed

    King Louis XVI is executed
    They killed him
  • Reign of Terror ends

    Reign of Terror ends
    the reign of terror ends
  • New constitution is created

    New constitution is created
    a new constitution is created
  • Napoleon takes part in coup d'etat

    Napoleon takes part in coup d'etat
    Napoleon takes part of it, the coup d'etat
  • Battle of The Trebia

    Battle of The Trebia
    Suvorov defeats French
  • Napoleon is crowned emperor

    Napoleon is crowned emperor
    Napoleon becomes emperor
  • French are defeated at Trafalgar

    French are defeated at Trafalgar
    the french lose the battle
  • Napoleon is defeated at Waterloo

    Napoleon is defeated at Waterloo
    Napoleon loses the battle at waterloo