French Revolution

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    Moderate

    During this period in time, France changes to a constitutional monarchy.
  • National Assembly is formed

  • Estates General meets

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    Great Fear Sweeps France

    A period of panic and riots of peasants.
  • Citizens storm the Bastille

    Citizens storm the Bastille
  • 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

    Civil Constitution of the Clergy is adopted
  • Royal Family attempts to flee France

  • Constitution creates a limited monarchy

    Constitution creates a limited monarchy
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    Radical

    During this timespan, violence started which led to the end of monarchy and the Reign of Terror.
  • Paris mob invades Tuileries palace

  • France becomes a Republic

  • Louis XVI beheaded

  • Committee of Public Safety is created

    Committee of Public Safety is created
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    Reign of Terror

  • Marie Antoinette is beheaded

  • Robespierre is beheaded

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    Reaction

    In this phase, the directory is formed and the Reign of Terror has come to an end.
  • Third Constitution is adopted

  • Directory takes power

    Directory takes power
  • Napoleon invades Egypt

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    Age of Napoleon

    In this phase, Napoleon overthrows the Directory and begins the French Consulate.
  • Concordat with the Catholic Church

    Concordat with the Catholic Church
  • Napoleon becomes 1st Consul

  • Napoleon named Consul for life

  • Napoleonic Code adopted

  • Napoleon becomes Emperor

  • Battle of Trafalgar

  • Battle of Austerlitz

    Battle of Austerlitz
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    Napoleonic Code

  • Napoleon invades Russia

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    Napoleon invaded Russia

    Napoleon invades Russia with his army called Grande Armée.
  • Napoleon retreats from Russia

  • Battle of Leipzig

    Battle of Leipzig
  • Napoleon is exiled to Elba

  • Napoleon returns from Elba

  • Napoleon abdicates the thrown and Louis XVII takes the thrown

  • Battle of Waterloo

    Battle of Waterloo
  • Napoleon exiled to St.Helena

  • Napoleon dies