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The french revolution

  • execuion of king Louis XVI of France

    execuion of king Louis XVI of France
    was a Bourbon monarch who ruled as King of France and Navarre until 1791, and then as King of the French from 1791 to 1792.Suspended and arrested as part of the insurrection of 10 August during the French Revolution, he was tried by the National Convention, found guilty of high treason, and executed by guillotine on 21 January 1793 as a desacralized French citizen known as "Citoyen Louis Capet". He is the only King of France ever to be executed.Although Louis XVI was beloved at first, his indec
  • The Meeting of the estates general

    The Meeting of the estates general
    was the first meeting since 1614 of the French Estates-General.The meeting was a a general assembly representing the French estates of the realm: the nobility, the Church, and the common people.This all happen because King Louis XVI to propose solutions to his government's financial problems. It was brought to an end when many members of the Third Estate formed themselves into a National Assembly, whic cause the outbreak of the French Revolution
  • The National Assembly

    The National Assembly
    this was created because of the refusal of the firsttwo estates to make voteing more fair. is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of France under the Fifth Republic. The upper house is the Senate.The national assembly members are known as delegates
  • The storming of the bastille

    The storming of the bastille
    The storming of the Bastille occurred in Paris on the morning of 14 July 1789. The medieval fortress and prison in Paris known as the Bastille. This is the reason why the french revolution started.
  • Declaration of the rights of man and the citizen

    Declaration of the rights of man and the citizen
    is a fundamental document of the French Revolution, defining the individual and collective rights of all the estates of the realm as universal.this was influenced by the doctrine of natural right.
  • National Convention

    National Convention
    in France, comprised the constitutional and legislative assembly which sat from 20 September 1792 to 26 October 1795. It held executive power in France during the first years of the French First Republic.During the insurrection of 10 August 1792, when the populace of Paris stormed the Tuileries and demanded the abolition of the monarchy, the Legislative Assembly decreed the provisional suspension of King Louis XVI and the convocation of a "nationalconvention" which should draw up a constitution
  • Reign of Terror

    Reign of Terror
    (5 September 1793, to 28 July 1794) was a period of violence that occurred after the onset of the French Revolution, incited by conflict between rival political factions, the Girondins and the Jacobins.numbers ranging from 16,000 to 40,000 were killed The guillotine (called the "National Razor") became the symbol of the revolutionary cause, strengthened by a string of executions:
  • French coup of 1851

    French coup of 1851
    French National Assembly, as well as the subsequent re-establishment of the French Empire In 1848, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte was elected President of France through universal suffrage, taking 74% of the vote. He did this with the support of the Parti de l'Ordre after running against Louis Eugène Cavaignac. Subsequently, he was in constant conflict with the members