French Revolution/Age of Napoleon

  • May 5, 1789 meeting with the Estates-General

    The start of the french revoulion.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    dramatic act of defiance by representatives of the nonprivileged classes of the French nation
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Parisian revolutionaries and mutinous troops storm and dismantle the Bastille
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

    a human civil rights document from the French Revolution.
  • Women's March on Versailles

    Concerned over the high price and scarcity of bread, women from the marketplaces of Paris led the March on Versailles on October 5, 1789
  • Execution of King Louis XVI

    King Louis XVI gets executed
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    Reign of Terror

  • Maximillian Robespierre's execution

  • Napoleonic Code is established

    Napoleonic Code is established
  • Napoleon Crowns himself emperor

    Napoleon Crowns himself emperor
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    Peninsular War

  • Napoleon and his men march on Russia

  • Napoleon is exiled to Elba

  • Napoleon dies

    Napoleon dies