French revolution

  • Jacques Necker

    Jacques Necker
    Genevan banker and states man worked for Louis XVI as a general finances for 4 yrs. He did great good they say from what he did with taxes and equality of them.
  • Olympe de gouges

    Olympe de gouges
    Playwriter, women's activist who's writings on women's rights grew a big audience.
  • Louis XVI

    Louis XVI
    He was the last king before end of monarchy, the people called him Citizen Louis Capet before he was killed. Over all he wasent the best king to walk the throne
  • genral assembly

    genral assembly
    general assembly representing the French estates of the realm summoned by Louis XVI to propose solutions to France's financial problems
  • formation of nation assembly

    formation of nation assembly
    revolutionary assembly formed by the representatives of the Third Estate of the Estates-General
  • tennis court oath

    tennis court oath
    commitment to a national constitution and representative government, taken by delegates at the Estates-General at Versailles
  • attack of bastille

    attack of bastille
    revolutionaries stormed and seized control of the medieval armory, fortress, and political prison known as the Bastille
  • sans-culottes

    sans-culottes were the common people of the lower classes in late 18th-century France
  • national convention is formed

    national convention is formed
    National Convention was a parliament of the French Revolution following the two year National Constituent Assembly and the one year Legislative Assembly
  • jacobins

    member of a democratic club established in Paris in 1789. The Jacobins were the most radical and ruthless of the political groups formed in the wake of the French Revolution
  • execution of louis xvi

    execution of louis xvi
    execution of Louis XVI by guillotine, a major event of the French Revolution,
  • Jean-Paul Marat

    Jean-Paul Marat
    French political theorist physician and scientist journalist and politician during the French Revolution he was a vigorous defender of the sans-culottes
  • Maximilien Robespierre

    Maximilien Robespierre
    french lawyer, known as best influencal figures of french revolution.
  • reign of terror

    reign of terror
    period of the French Revolution when, following the creation of the First Republic, a series of massacres and numerous public executions took place
  • the directory is formed

    the directory is formed
    The Directory was the governing five-member committee in the French First Republic