French Revolution and Napoleon

  • France socially divided

    France divided into the classes or estates. First Estate, Second Estate, Third Estate. (1700's)
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    French Revolution and Napoleon

  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    They made a makeshift conference room inside a tennis court located in the Saint-Louis district of Versailles (commune), near the Palace of Versailles.
  • Fall of the Bastille

    Fall of the Bastille
    A medivial fortress in Paris.
  • Declaration of Right of Man

    Declaration of Right of Man
    Men where born free and given equal rights.
  • The Civil Constitution of the Clergy

    Bishop and Priests became elected, salaried officals.
  • Battle of Valmy

    Battle of Valmy
    First major victory by France
  • King and Queen Excuted

    King and Queen Excuted
    Louis XVI excute for high treason
  • Reign of Terror

    Wars between the Girdondins and the Jacobin. The death toll ranged in the tens of thousands, with 16,594 executed by guillotine (2,639 in Paris), and another 25,000 in summary executions across France.
  • Death of Robespierre

    Death of Robespierre
    Trying to kill himself.
  • Napoleon overthrows Directory

    Otherthrows French directory, makes three-man goverment.
  • Concordat

    Napoleon consolidated pwoer by strengthing goverment.
  • Napoleon becomes emperor

    Believed he had the power to be emperor.
  • Continental System

    Continental System
    Europe closed ports to Britian.