Events of the French Revolution

  • Estates General

    It was a meeting to approve of all taxes between all 3 estates in France.
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    The French Revolution

  • Bastille Day

    Also known as French Independence Day
  • Decloration of Rights of Man

    This was a Decloration passed by the National Constitutional Assembly based on how the concept of a Sovereign Nation came into play.
  • Civil Constitution of the Clergy

    Its main purpose was to raise money for France, and end special privileges of the clergy. It created a new church structure and abolished monasteries.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    This was an event that David Jaques Louis depicted in the unfinished press "The Tennis Court Oath". It depicted life in the Revolution and how it was lived.
  • The Trial and Death of Louis XVI

    Louis was charged for treason in the kingdom because they found letters in the Tulleries. This led to the beheading of was once a powerful king.
  • The Reign of Terror

    This was when reforms were started in the kingdom. The overall motive for this was to tear down the current society and start a new system.
  • 9th of Thermidor

    On this day enemies of Robenspierre united in the convention to decide Robespierres fait. This day, he was guittined.