French Revolution

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    Moderate Phase

    The Moderate Phase of the French Revolution turned France into a constitutional monarchy. This time was dominated by reformers from the noble classes. This is also known as the time of the National Assembly.
  • Estates General meets

    Estates General meets
  • National Assembly is formed

  • Napoleon invades Egypt

  • Citizens storm the Bastille

    Citizens storm the Bastille
  • Great Fear sweeps France

  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

    Declaration of the Rights of Man
  • Royal Family confined to Tuileries

  • Poor women of Paris march on Versailles

  • Civil Constitution of the Clergy is adopted

  • Royal Family attempts to flee France

  • Constitution creates a limited monarchy

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    Radical Phase

    The Radical Phase of the French Revolution caused the monarchy to be abolished and a republic to be ordered. This time was the rise of the French Republic. A series of violet attack cause "The Terror" to sweep through Europe.
  • Paris mob invades Tuileries palace

    Paris mob invades Tuileries palace
  • France becomes a Republic

  • Louis XVI beheaded

  • Commitee of the Public Safe is created

  • Reign of Terror

    Reign of Terror
  • Marie Antoinette is beheaded

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    Reaction Phase

    The Reaction Phase of the French Revolution caused the Directory to form and take power. As Robespierre is executed, the Reign of Terror ends. This time is also known as the Conservative Phase, as people were trying to conserve the government.
  • Third Constitution is adopted

  • Directory takes power

    Directory takes power
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    Age of Napoleon

    The Age of Napoleon was known as the rise and fall of the French military leader Napoleon Bonaparte. Napoleon goes to war with many European countries and invades most of Europe. Bonaparte's reign ends when he gets exiled and later dies.
  • Napoleon becomes 1st Consul

  • Concordat with the Catholic Church

    Concordat with the Catholic Church
  • Napoleon named Consul for life

    Napoleon named Consul for life
  • Napoleonic Code

  • Napoleon becomes Emperor

  • Battle of Trafalgar

  • Battle of Austerlitz

    Battle of Austerlitz
  • Napoleon invades Spain

  • Napoleon invades Russia

  • Napoleon retreats from Russia

  • Battle of Leipzig

  • Napoleon abdicates the thrown & Louis XVIII takes the throne

  • Napoleon is exiled to Elba

  • Napoleon returns from Elba

  • Battle of Waterloo

    Battle of Waterloo
  • Napoleon exiled to St. Helena

  • Napoleon dies

  • Robespierre is beheaded