French Revolution

By ekimmel
  • france is in debt

     france is in debt' >french</a> King Louis XVI tries to tax the second estate but the nobles refuse to pay.
  • King Louis XVI calls for meeting

    King Louis XVI calls for meeting
    KINGKing louis XVI calls for the Estates General to meet the following spring after a rough winter.
  • Third Estate proclaims National Assembly

    Third Estate proclaims National Assembly
    3rd estateThe Third Estate proclaims themselves the National Assembly; National Assembly swears the Tennis Court Oath.
  • The storming

    The storming
    storming the storming of The Bastille
  • Marie Antoinette

    Marie Antoinette
    <a href='' >flee paris</a >King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette flee Parisin disquises, but are caught.
  • Austria and Prussia

    Austria and Prussia
    <a href='' >Austria and Prussia issue a declaration warning againsst harming the the french monarchs and hint that any such action would provoke war.
  • Tuileries Palace

    Tuileries Palace
    <a href='' > Mob storms the Tuileries Palace and throws Marie Antoinette and her children in prison.
  • National convention

    National convention
    <a href='' > National Convention declares that France will be a republic and not a constitutional monarchy.
  • Gailotine

    g King Louis XVI exceted by guilotine.
  • The Reign of Terror

    The Reign of Terror The Reign of terror is unleashed by the committee of Public Safety; led by Maximilien Robespierre.
  • Robespierre and supporters exectuted

    Robespierre and his supporters are exrcuted; the Reign of Terror ends.
  • Napoleon faced of mob

    Napoleon faced off against a mob of royalists trying to regain power in paris .
  • National convention

    National Convention writes a more restrictive constitution; only male property owners could vote.
  • Revolution Ends

    The French revolution ends.
  • Napoleon takes control

    Napoleon takes control of the French government.
  • Louisiana territory

    Napoleon sells the Louisiana Territory in North America to the United states.
  • Emperor of France

    Napoleon crowns himself emperor of france after a Plebiscite.
  • Independence from France

    Saint domingue (Hispanola) declares independence from France, names their new nation Haiti.
  • Invades spain and Portugal

    Napoleon invades Spain and Portugal; the king of Spain goes to prison and the king of Portugal flees to Brazil
  • Napoleon Dies

    Napoleon dies in exile.