French Revolution/Age of Napoleon

  • Maximilian Robespierre's execution

    Maximilian  Robespierre's execution
    He was arrested the day before, the next day him and his followers were taken to the Place De La Revolution. Executed by guillotine
  • Meeting with General Estates, May 5, 1789

    Meeting with General Estates, May 5, 1789
    In Versailles, opening of the estates general, marked the start of the French Revolution. 1,200 deputies of France arrived at the event
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    Dramatic act of defiance by representatives of the Third Estate. The Oath was taken on a Tennis Court it was to vote not to separate and to reassemble wherever necessary until the constitution of the kingdom is established.
  • Storming of the bastille

    Storming of the bastille
    Meivel state prison was attacked by an angry and aggressive mob. It became a symbol of the monarchy's dictatorial rule, and became responsible for the defining moments that followed.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

    Declaration of the Rights of Man
    A Human civil rights document from the French Revolution
  • Women's March on Versailles

    Women's March on Versailles
    Important to the Revolution. Gave the revolutionaries confidence in the power of the people over the king.
  • Execution of King Louis XVI

    Execution of King Louis XVI
    Executed for treason. Failed to address's of French's financial problems, instigating French Revolution that descended upon him.
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    Reign of Terror

    A series of massacres and numerous public executions took place.