French Revolution

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  • The publication of the Leviathan by Hobbes

    The publication of the Leviathan by Hobbes
    Believes that government should have the power of a sea monster. Basically what he was saying that humans can be animals when they choose to or something bad goes wrong
  • The publication of the Leviathan by Hobbes

    The publication of the Leviathan by Hobbes
    Believes that government should have the power of a sea monster
  • The American Revolution

    The American Revolution
    The American Patriots in the Thirteen Colonies defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War with the assistance of France, winning independence from Great Britain and establishing the United States of America
  • Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette are married

    Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette are married
    At Versailles, Louis, the French dauphin, marries Marie Antoinette, the daughter of Austrian Archduchess Maria Theresa and Holy Roman Emperor Francis I. France hoped their marriage would strengthen its alliance with Austria, its longtime enemy.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    The Third Estate vowed to write a new constitution for France and
    Refused to end the meeting until the King agreed
  • Women’s March on Versailles

    Women’s March on Versailles
    Louis XVI calls troops back to Versailles to protect the royal family.
    7, 000 women marched from Paris to Versailles
    Demanded bread, but would have been happy to have the head of the queen
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    Louis XVI finally gives in and allows each representative a vote
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    Louis fears rebellion
    Sends troops to Paris and Versailles
    The National Assembly fears the troops
    Afraid the king would use violence against the people
  • the first constitution of france

    the first constitution of france
    created after the collapse of the absolute monarchy of the Ancien Régime. One of the basic precepts of the revolution was adopting constitutionality and establishing popular sovereignty.
  • The murder of Marat

    The murder of Marat
    Was an advocate for violence
    Was murdered by Charlotte Corday
  • Execution of Robespierre

    Execution of Robespierre
    After a year of harsh rule by Robespierre, many of the revolutionary leaders had had enough of the Terror. They turned on Robespierre and had him arrested. He was executed, along with many of his supporters, by guillotine