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The Fall of France

  • Louis XVI

    Louis XVI
    He became king at 19 years old and marries Marie Antoinette.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    Members of the 3rd estate was locked out of the meeting hall. They went to a nearby tennis court and made an oath that said "never to seperate until France had a constitution."
  • Storm of the Bastille

    Storm of the Bastille
    Citizens of France stormed the Bastille to free prisoners and remove the cannons and gun powder. It became a symbol of the Revolution.
  • Execution of Marie Antoinette

    Execution of Marie Antoinette
    She was put to the guillotine. She was treated like any other prisoner.
  • Directory

    A group of moderates that ruled from 1795- 1799. It was very weak, inefficient and dishonest.