French Revolution

  • Insurrection at Grenoble

    Insurrection at Grenoble
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    French Revolution

  • Third Estate

    Third Estate
    The Third Estate declared themselves the National Assembly and made the Tennis Court Oath
  • Storming the Bastille

    Storming the Bastille
    The Paris mob broke into the Bastille prison and was looking for weapons. This was the beginning of the French Revolution.
  • National Assembly abolishes feudalism

    End of feudalism was announced by the National Assembly
  • Abolition of Feudalism

    National Assembly decree's this.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizens

    Assembly published the Declaration of the Rights of Man. Comprised a statement of principles rather than a constitution of legal effect.
  • National Assembly

    The National Assembly issued the Declaration of the Rights of Man,
  • Abolishment

    Abolished monastic vows-public vows made by the members of the religious life.
  • Legislative Assembly

    Legislative Assembly
    The new Legislative Assembly held its first session.
  • King Louis XVI

    King Louis XVI
    King Louis XVI sentenced to the guillotine,
  • Reign of Terror

    Reign of Terror
    The reign of terror begins (court sentenced 20,000 to 40,000 people to death).
  • Robespierre

    Robespierre was beheaded. Reign of Terror ends.
  • V

    Start of the year V
  • Malta

    Fall of Malta to France
  • Directory

    The Directory fell and ended the French Revolution. Napoleon Bonaparte takes control of the French Government.