• A revolution freaks out

    A revolution freaks out
    In May 1789 a meeting was formed and it finished when the Third Estate representatives leave the meeting because the other classes refused to allow them their ideas.
    After the representatives of the Third Estate met in a pavilion in Versialles and auto-proclaimed National Assembly and pledges to draft a fair constitution.
    The people of Paris supported it and in July 14 they stormed the Bastille.
    After Louis XVI accepted the National Assembly, which made France a constitutional monarchy.
  • Parts of the French Revolution

    -The Constitutional Monarchy (1789-1792)
    -The Social Republic (1792-1794)
    -The Girondin Convention (1792-1793)
    -The Jacobin Convention (1793-1794)
    -The Conservative Republic (1794-1799)
  • 1789-1792 Constitutional Monarchy

    1789-1792 Constitutional Monarchy
    The moderate bourgeoisie and the priviledged classes wanted some changes that provoked:
    Abolished feudalism and approved the declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen.
    Did a new constitution(1791) based on separation of powers, national soverignty and legal equality, Census suffrage was introduced.
    After the new constitution, Legislative Assembly and National Guard was formed.
    In June 1791 Louis XVI fled Paris and flight to Varannes but was arrested. Also was some problems with churh.
  • 1792-1794 The Social Republic

    1792-1794 The Social Republic
    The betrayal by the king and the military invasion led to the revolt by the common people (sans-culottes). On 10 August 1792 they stormed Tuileries Palace and imprisoned the royal family, then a republic was declared and began the second phase of French Revolution.
  • 1792-1793 Girondin Convention

    1792-1793 Girondin Convention
    The moderate bourgeoisie (Girondins) controlled the republic and a new assembly was formed called National Convention.
    Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette were executed in 1793, then monarchies of Europe formed an absolutist coalition againts france.
  • 1793-1794 The Jacobin Convention

    1793-1794 The Jacobin Convention
    This was the most radical part of the revolution.
    A new constitution that recognised popular sovereignty and the right to social equality was created.
    Robespierre led this party and created the Reign of Terror.
    It was a series of massacres and numerous public executions took place in response to revolutionary
    fervour, anticlerical sentiment, and accusations of treason by the Committee of Public Safety.
    Robespierre and others jacobin (extremist) leaders were executed by guillotine in 1794.
  • 1794-1799 The Directory

    1794-1799 The Directory
    The normal bourgeoisie went back to the power, promoved the back of the exiles
    In 1795 they created a new constitution knows as the Directory.
    The Directory was permanently unstable it faced opposition from the aristocracy and with the crisis and war againts absolutist powers, the general Napoleon Bonaparte organised a coup in 1799 that ended the Directory.
  • Napoleon rule Europe

    -The Consulate (1799-1804)
    -Napoleonic Empire (1804-1815)
  • The consulate (1799-1804)

    The consulate (1799-1804)
    Napoleon was supported by the bourgeoisie and in 1799 was named consul and the Consulate´s rule began. This period was autocratic and authoritarian.Napoleon put end to the political instability.
    In 1800 a new constitution was formed and it was less liberalist than before.
    The public finance sector was reformed and state school was created to educate and elite of civil servants.
    Napoleon allowed exiles to return if the people accepted a new goverment called concordat.
    The economy progessed.
  • The Napoleonic empire (1804-1815)

    The Napoleonic empire (1804-1815)
    In 1803 began the conquest and in 1804 Napoleon was crowned emperor by the pope. After defeat Austria and Russia at Austerlitz (1806) Napoleon was unstoppable.
    In 1808, France invaded Spain and Joseph Bonaparte (brother of Napoleon) was made king. 1811 was the zenith of the French Empire.
  • Fall of Napoleon

    Fall of Napoleon
    The french armies occupied the Europeans nations by force and made Napoleon´s family members or army generals and the collect taxes, did bussines.... That made a really strong nationalist feeling in some countries.
    In 1812 in Spain formed a revolt and failed the invasion of Russia, that was the beggining the decline of the empire.
    In 1815 Prussia and Great Britain defeated the frensh armies in Waterloo, then Napoleon abdicated and was sent into exile on the islan of Sain Helena. He died in 1821.