Elliot-French Revolution

  • Estates-General

    All three estates (300 representatives per estate) met at Versailles because of financial crisis to approve new taxes.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    National Assembly took oath not to dismiss until a new constitution is written for France.
  • Bastille Day

    When the people stormed a state prison in the name of libery and to show their opposition to the government. Known as French Independence day and was a symbol of political oppression.
  • Declaration of Rights of Man

    The Revolution had begun with this, which was designed to protect the rights of the individual and make things fair.
  • Civil Constitution of the Clergy

    The purpose of his was to end special privilleges of the clergy and raise money. It creates a new church structure with government paid salaries, all church land seized, and abolished monasteries.
  • Trial of Louis XVI

    King Louis XVI was tried for crimes against the nation and the populas. He was found guilty and condemned to death.
  • The Death of Louis XVI

    King Louis XVI was executed on this day for his crimes against the nation and the populas after he was found guilty by trial.
  • Reign of Terror

    Marat is assasinated by Charlotte Corday. Reforms sought to reform almost everything in society like prices, wages, rationing, calendar, and abolish slavery
  • 9th of Thermidor

    Enemies of Robespierre unite at this convention and he is arrested and guillotined