French revolution timeline

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  • Rise of the third estate

    Rise of the third estate
    In the lead-up to the may 5 meeting, the third Estate began to mobilize support for equal representation and the abolishment of the noble veto- in other words, they wanted voting by head not by status.
  • cause of the French revolution

    cause of the French revolution
    As the 18th century drew to a close, France's costly involvement in the American Revolution, and extravagant spending by king Louis XVI and his predecessor, had left the country on the brink of bankruptcy.
  • French Revolution turns radical

    French Revolution turns radical
    on the domestic front, meanwhile, the political crisis took a radical turn when a group of insurgents led by the extremist Jacobins attacked the royal residence in Paris and arrested the king on august 10, 1792.
  • French revolution turns radical

    French revolution turns radical
    on the 1st, 21 1793, it sent king louis XVI, condemned to death for high treason and crimes against the states, to the guillotine; his wife Marie-Antoinette suffered the same fate nine months later
  • French revolution

    French revolution
    timeline about the French Revolution