The French Revolution Begins

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  • The meetng of the estates-general opened at versailles

    The meetng of the estates-general opened at versailles
    Eac state had to vote, they had some trouble with the voting. The first & second state outvote the Third state.
  • Estates-General opened at versailles

    Estates-General opened at versailles
    It was troubled from the start with a problem about votng.
  • Third Estate called itself a National Assembly & decided tp draft a constitution

    Third Estate called itself a National Assembly & decided tp draft a constitution
    Later on when the desputies arrived to their meeting place to find their doors locked.
  • Peasant rebellions took place throught France and became part of the great fear

    Peasant rebellions took place throught France and became part of the great fear
    Citizens, fearing invasion by foreign troops that would support the french monarchy, formed militias.
  • A mob of Parisians stormed the bastille

    A mob of Parisians stormed the bastille
    An armory and prison in Paris and dismantled it, brick by birck.
  • Naional assembly voted to abolish the rights of landlords, as well as the financial privileges of nobles & clerency

    Naional assembly voted to abolish the rights of landlords, as well as the financial privileges of nobles & clerency
    The pesant revolts and fear of foreign troops had a strong effect on the national assembly which was meeting versailles
  • National assembly adopted the declaration of the rights of man and citizen

    National assembly adopted the declaration of the rights of man and citizen
    Inspired by the american declaration of independence and constitution.
  • Thousands of Parisian women described by one eyewitness as "detachments of women coming up from every direction armed with broom sticks lances pitchforks swords pistols and muskets

    hey desscrived how their children were starving from lack of bread
  • The family journeyed to Paris

    The family journeyed to Paris
    As a goodwill gesture, Louis XVI brought along, wagonloads of flour from th palace stores
  • The national assembly completed a new constitution

    The national assembly completed a new constitution
    They set up a limited Monarchy.
  • The old order was destroyed

    The old order was destroyed
    Many people including Catholic priests, nobles, lower classes, hurt by a rise in the cost of living and radicals who wanted more drastic solutons, opposed to the new order.
  • The newly elected National Convection began its sessions

    The newly elected National Convection began its sessions
    It had been called to draft a new constitution, it also acted as the sovreign ruling body of France.
  • Committee was sending representatives on misson

    as agents of central goverment to all parts of france
  • French had largely defeated their foreing foes.

    French had largely defeated their foreing foes.
    There was less need for the region of terror but it continued nonetheless.
  • Robespierre was guillotined

    Robespierre was guillotined
  • Churches were allowed to reopen for public worship

    Churches were allowed to reopen for public worship
    In addition this new constitution was created in august.