Decisive Events (1789-1848)

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  • Constitution of 1789

    Constitution of 1789
    The constitution was written when the 3rd Estate was fed up with the Estates General and met in Versalles and sweared they were going to write down a constitution, and so they did. They named the constitution Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen.

    Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen.
    The Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen was a text written by Olympe de Gouges to expose the failures of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
  • Execution of Louis XVI

    Execution of Louis XVI
    When the royal family was accused of treason, the jury found them guilty. The Jacobins, who had the support of the sains-culottes wanted to execut the king, and so they did. The last words of the king were “People, I die innocent”
  • Inauguration of Louvre

    Inauguration of Louvre
    The culture, which was only accessible to the highest classes, started to be accesible to all the people. The liceés were created and th Louvre was founded (with the private collection of the royal family)
  • Execution of Marie-Antoinette

    Execution of Marie-Antoinette
    The execution of Marie-Antoniette took place 10 months later than the execution of Louis XVI. She was the last French queen before the French Revolution
  • The Directory

    The Directory
    It was a moderate form of government that included an elected legislature and an executive branch with five directors (one of them was Napoleon) to avoid dictatorship. They had another constitution.
  • The Constitution of 1800

    The Constitution of 1800
    The Constitution of 1800 established the form of government known as the Consulate. This constitution was made to give Napoleon the power of a dictator.
  • The coronation of Napoleon

    The coronation of Napoleon
    Napoleon was a French military political leader and, some time later, the First Consul. Some years later, he was crowned emperator by the Pope, but, when he was going to be crowned by the Pope he took the crown and coronated himself.
  • Battle of Waterloo

    Battle of Waterloo
    The Battle of Waterloo was a decisive battle fought in Waterloo (nowadays, Belgium). Napoleon was defeated and the Napoleonic wars ended.
  • The Holy Alliance

    The Holy Alliance
    The winners against Napoleon ( Austria, Prussia and Russia) met in the Congress of Vienna to think about how to restore the absolutism. Their ideas were written down in the Holy Alliance a treaty signed in Paris.
  • The Greek War of Independence

    The Greek War of Independence
    The Greek War of Independence was a successful war of independence waged by Greek revolutionaries against the Ottoman Empire.
  • The Belgian Revolution

    The Belgian Revolution
    Belgium was part of the Kingdom of Holland, which later became the Kingdom of the Netherlands, until Belgium became a liberal monarchy.
  • The Revolution of 1830

    The Revolution of 1830
    The French Revolution of 1830, also known as the July Revolution, led to the overthrow of Charles X and to the coronation of Louis Philippe d' Orleans.
  • The Revolutions of 1848

    The Revolutions of 1848
    The Revolutions of 1848, known in some countries as the Spring of Nations,were a series of political riots all over Europe in 1848. It remains the most widespread revolutionary wave in European history. The revolutions were most important in France, the Netherlands and in the states of the German Confederation.
  • 2nd Republic

    2nd Republic
    The French Second Republic was a short-lived republican government of France under President Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte.