French Revolution

  • The Storming of the Bastille

    Rumore of a military coup were spreading and the people decided to fight back.They went to the Bastille where they got weapons and gun powder. To make a point they began to destroy the Bastille brick by brick, this was the beginning of the Revolution.
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  • "Death certificate of the old order" / the Great Fear

    Peasants began to be vilent. They looted then burned down the homes of the tax collectoers, landlords and siegniorial elite. Inspitred the National Assembly to abolish slavery an signed " the Death Certificate of the old order", the Decloration of the Rights of man.
  • The King Flees

    The King tries to flee the country but is caught and brought back to Paris
  • Conflict in the Esatates

    The first constituition is being drafted by the National Assembly, this angered some people and the King took advantage of his veto ability
  • The End

    Frustration with the leadership in France reached its highest point, Bonaparte staged a coup d’état, abolishing the Directory and appointing himself France’s “first consul