In May 1776, finance minister Turgot was dismissed, after he lost favour.
General meeting opened at versailles on may 5 1789. Briefly described the traditional voting procedure of the Estates-General.
National Assembly created
The third estate declared themselves to be the national assembly and took the tennis court oath.
Storming the Bastille
The begining of the french revolution
Feudal Regime in france abolished
All Frenchmen were at least in principal subject to the same laws. The feudal regime in France had been abolished.
Declaration of Rights ...
the National assembly passed the Declaration of Rights of Man and the Citizens. It promoted, liberty(freedom), property, Risistance to oppresional
Louis xvi and family arrested.
he and his family tried to flee france and was later arrested
a label applied to a loose grouping of republican politicians, some of them originally from the département of the Gironde, who played a leading role in the Legislative Assembly from October 1791 to September 1792 during the French Revolution.
National convention meeting
The national covention held their 1st meeting
The commitee of general defence
The Committee of General Defence formed to coordinate the war effort
Louis XVI death
he was sentenced to guillotine
The reign of terror
The Reign of Terror, during which the ruling faction ruthlessly exterminated all potential enemies, of whatever sex, age, or condition, began in September of 1793 and lasted until the fall of Robespierre on July 27, 1794.
Reign of terror begins
the reign of terror begins (court sentenced 20,000 to 40,000 people to death
Reign of terror ends
Robespierre was beheaded. Therefore ending the reign of terror
The directory was established
ended the french revolution. Napoleon Bonaparte takes control of french government