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the French Revolution

By kirk77
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    The french Revolution

  • King Louis 16'ths marriage

    King Louis 16'ths marriage
    King Louis 16'th and Marie Antoinette were married
    May 16'th 1770. they were married in the chapel royal in versallies.
  • King Louis 16'th becoming King

    King Louis 16'th becoming King
    King Louis the 16'th became king on May 10'th, 1774. He chose an absolute Monarchy.
  • Meeting the states general.

    Meeting the states general.
    The Estates-General of 1789 was the first meeting since 1614 of the French Estates-General. a general assembly representing the French estates of the realm: the nobility, the Church, and the common people. Summoned by King Louis XVI to propose solutions to his government's financial problems
  • Louis XVI called Estates-General to a meeting in Versailles to approve a tax plan.

    Louis XVI called Estates-General to a meeting in Versailles to approve a tax plan.
  • Beginning to the National Assembly

    Beginning to the National Assembly
    The Nobels, the clergy, and some of the other people such as peasants joined together. After some preliminary debate over the name, at the opening session, June 17, this body declared itself the National Assembly
  • The Tennis Court Oath

    The Tennis Court Oath
    The Tennis Court Oath was a result of the growing discontent of the Third Estate in France in the face of King Louis 16'th desire to hold on to the country's history of absolute government.The deputies of the Third Estate were coming together for a meeting to discuss the reforms proposed by Necker, the Prime Minister. These reforms called for the meeting of all the Estates together and to have vote by head instead of by estate. This would have given the Third Estate at least nominally a stronger
  • Jacques Necker being dismissed

    Jacques Necker being dismissed
    Necker's dismissal on July 12, 1789 made the people of France
    incredibly angry, which induced the king to recall him. He was received with
    joy in every city he traversed, but at Paris he again proved to
    be no statesman. Believing that he could save France
    alone, he refused to act with Mirabeau or Lafayette.
  • The Attack on The Bastille

    The Attack on The Bastille
    The bastille was a prison in Paris, France. This place was a symbol of royal authority, wich only held seven inmates at the time. france was mad about there economic crisis going on wich threw france into an outrage against the king
  • The National Assembly announced the end of feudalism and serfdom in France.

    The National Assembly announced the end of feudalism and serfdom in France.
  • the creation of the Declaration of the Rights of Man

    the creation of the Declaration of the Rights of Man
    On August 26, 1789, the "Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen" were passed by the National Assembly. This presented to the world a summary of the ideals and principles of the Revolution
  • the fall of Jaques Necker

    the fall of Jaques Necker
    Necker's dismissal on July 12, 1789 made the people of France
    incredibly angry, which induced the king to recall him. He was received with
    joy in every city he traversed, but at Paris he again proved to
    be no statesman. Believing that he could save France
    alone, he refused to act with Mirabeau or Lafayette.
  • The Royal family trying to Escape. (the royal Getaway)

    The Royal family trying to Escape. (the royal Getaway)
    Louis XVI was forced to sign away most of his power to the new government, the National Assembly. Even though he had always been a mild king, he hated the National Assembly and resented their treatment of him and his
    family. And so it came that he decided to escape Paris and gather forces in the northeast of France, to reclaim his royal authority.
  • The kings Death, (king being killed)

    The kings Death, (king being killed)
    Despite the last-minute efforts of the Girondins to save him, Citizen Capet, as he was then called, was found guilty by the National Convention and condemned to death on Jan. 18, 1793, by 387 votes to 334. When a final decision on the question of a respite was taken on January 19, Louis was condemned to death by 380 votes to 310. He was then sent to be guilletined.
  • Reign Of Terror

    Reign Of Terror
    Maximilien Robespierre, in his speech of February 5,1794, from which excerpts are given here, discussed this issue. The figures behind this speech indicate that in the five months from September, 1793, to February 5, 1794, the revolutionary tribunal in Paris convicted and executed 238 men and 31 women and acquitted 190 persons, and that on February 5 there were 5,434 individuals in the prisons in Paris awaiting trial.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte becoming King over paris

    Napoleon Bonaparte becoming King over paris
    On May 18, 1804, Napoleon proclaimed himself emperor, and made Josephine Empress. His coronation ceremony took place on December 2, 1804, in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, with incredible splendor and at considerable expense
  • France going to war vs. austria/prussia

    France going to war vs. austria/prussia
    napoleon Bonaparte was the leader in the war of the french and austria war. On October 27, Napoleon marched triumphantly through Berlin to the strains of the Marseilles, invoking the Revolution, equality, and the abolition of privilege. But as 1806 drew to a close, Napoleon was still at war. Austria and Prussia had both surrendered