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The French Revolution

By Andie
  • National Assembly

    National Assembly
    They abolished special privileges for nobles, created the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, made the state control the clergy (no church taxing), and created the Constitution of 1791, which limited king's power and stated equal treatment for everyone.
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    Members of the 3rd Estate were locked out of the meeting hall by the King, so they moved to a tennis court. Made the oath: "Never to Separate" until France had a constitution written.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    Peasents stormed the Prison of Bastille and freed the prisoners and got more weapons. This event was a significant symbol in the French Revolution.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen

    Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
    A document created in France stating the rights of all men. It states that the rights of man are universal. It addresses neither the rights of women nor slaves.
  • Reign of Terror

    Reign of Terror
    Lasting for 1 year, Robespierre lead a mass killing of anyone who opposed the French Revolution. All heck broke loose, and tens of thousands of people were killed.