French Revolution

  • Louis XVI summons estates general

    Needed to raise taxes
  • Estates General convenes

  • Tennis Court Oath

    Formation of the national assembly
  • Necker Fired

    The 3rd Estate lost their man on the inside
  • Storming of Bastille

  • Period: to

    The Great Fear

    July to August, Millions of livers of property damaged was caused by outraged peasants along with the destruction of feudal contracts.
  • Abolition of Feudal Rights

  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

  • Womens March

    Murdered the guards of versaille and took the monarchy to paris to stand for crimes against the people
  • National Assembly Abolished Nobility

    Class shouldn't exist in France unless it is for the general good
  • Civil Constitution on the Clergy

  • Clergy needed to swear allegance to the pope

  • New Constitution is Ratified

    Creates a Constitutional Monarchy that allows for a legislative monarchy, he knew France was in trouble and tried to save himself and France
  • Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette try to flee the country

    They get back to Paris and were tried as traitors with heinous crimes.
  • Austria and Prussia express support for France

    They Support the traditionally King
  • Declaration of the Rights of Women