French Revolution

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    The French Revolution

  • Opening of the Estates General

    After not meeting for 175 years, King Louis XVI calls for the Estates General to meet.
  • The Tennis Court Oath

    Delegates from the Third Estates swear to not stop meeting until they have a constitution.
  • Third Estate locked out of the Estates General

    On the morning of June 20th, the Third Estate found that King Louis XVI had locked them out of the meeting.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Citizens of Paris storm the Bastille and then tear it down