Clevinger's French Revolution Timeline

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    The French Revolution

  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    A medieval fortress and prison called the Bastille was stormed on the morning of July 4th, 1789 and was marked as the begginning of the French Revolution.
  • Working toward a constitution

    Working toward a constitution
    National Contituent Assembly published the Declaration of the Right of mand of the Citizan on 26 of August, 1789.
  • Completing the Constitution

    Completing the Constitution
    The Constitution of 1791 was finished.
  • Execution of XVI

    Execution of  XVI
    Louis XVI was executed on January 21, 1793.
  • Reign of Terror

    Reign of Terror
    The Committee of Public Safety became under the control of Maximilien Robespierre.
  • War in the Vendee

    War in the Vendee
    The Peasents revolted against the French Revolutionary government.
  • Themidorian Reaction

    Themidorian Reaction
    The arrest and execution of Robespierre, Louis de Saint Just, and other leading Jacobins.
  • First Bicameral Legislature

    First Bicameral Legislature
    First bicameral legislature in the French history.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte Gains Total Power

    Napoleon Bonaparte Gains Total Power
    Napoleon Bonaparte gains total power by suppressing riots and counter-revolutionary activities.
  • 18 Brumaire

    18 Brumaire
    Napoleon Bonaparte staged the coup of 18 Brumaire.