The French Revolution

  • The Storming of the Bastille

    A mob of Parisons went to Bastille looking for weapons.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen

    The Declaration laid out the basic principles of the French Revolution
  • National Assembly

    Taxpaying men at least 25 years old, had the right to vote
  • National Convention

    The National Convention created a new constitution and a Directory
  • France is no longer a constitutional monarchy

    Radical representatives took control of France's government and the country turned to a republic government
  • The king's death

    The king was put on trial by his people and was soon executed