French Revolution

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    French Revolution

  • Estates Genral Court is Called

    The 3rd estate declared itself the National Assembly of France and worked to cme up with a new constituion.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    The 20 members, who declared themselves the National Assembly of France, was locked out of the meeting room, so they met at an indoor tennis court. They each swore an oath that they would not leave until they came up with a constitution for France.
  • Bastille Day

    Great national holiday in France corresponding to Independence day. The people of Paris attacked and captured the Bastille.
  • Declaration of Rights of Man

    Declaration that was adopted by the French National Assembly during the French Revolution. It wa a French document that set fourth the principles of human liberty and rights of individuals.
  • Civil Constitution of the Clergy

    The Roman Catholic Church in France was subordinated to the French government.
  • Trial and Death of Lous XVI

    Louis XVI was placed of trial for betraying the country. He was found guilty of treason and was beheaded by the guillotine.
  • Reign of Terror

    Reign of Terror began when revolutionary government killed thousands of poeple in a wave of executions intended to defend the revolution.
  • 9th of Thermidor

    Robesperries finally attacked him as a tyrant. This ended the Reign of Terror.