French History

Timeline created by mashagrandy
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    While trying to make major changes through a constitution, the King kicked the people out of the meeting hall, hoping it would stop them..It didn't the people moved into a nearby indoor tennis court and swore they would not leave until they had written the French Constitution.
  • Storming of Bastille

    Storming of Bastille
    This prison in Paris was a symbol of authority and the people hated the royal authority. This is why members of the third estate . Launay was arrested which was a big deal. But the king wasn't even aware of these attacks until the next day.
  • The October March

    The October March
    Women were very upset that they couldn't afford bread of there was not enough bread to feed their families. There were rumors that the king was hoarding grain. The women marched 12 miles from Paris to the Palace of Versaille. They were mad about how far the king lived from all of the problems so they demanded he move to Paria
  • Execution of King Louis XVI

    Execution of King Louis XVI
    There was a vote to determine the fate of King Louis . By only one vote, it was decided that he should be executed.
  • Marie Antoinette is executed

    Marie Antoinette is executed
    Marie was tried separately from her husband and found guilty of treason. The people were mad about her over spending and she wasn't even French. The people mostly chose to execute her because she represented the royal monarchy they were trying to change