French Revolution

  • mininster turgot

    mininster turgot
    In May 1776, finance minister Turgot was dismissed, after he lost favour.
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    French Revolution

  • Estates meeting

    Estates meeting
    General meeting opened at versailles on may 5 1789. Briefly described the traditional voting procedure of the Estates-General.
  • National Assembly created

    National Assembly created
    The third estate declared themselves to be the national assembly and took the tennis court oath.
  • Storming the Bastille

    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 ...

    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.

    Louis xvi and family arrested.
    he and his family tried to flee france and was later arrested
  • The Gironde

    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

    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

    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

    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
  • New constitution

    The directory was established
  • Directory fell

    Directory fell
    ended the french revolution. Napoleon Bonaparte takes control of french government