The French Revolution

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    French Revolution

  • Coronation

    Louis the XVI was coronation King of France at Reimis.
  • Treaty of Paris

    This ends the War of America War of Independence. The success of the American colonist against Eurpean power increases the ambitions of the people who wanted a reform in France.
  • Assembly of Notables

    The Assembly of Notables is convoked.
  • Reveillon Riots

    There were riots that went out in Paris. These were caused by low wages, food shortages, and it lead to about 25 deaths be the troops.
  • Locked Out

    The Third Estate/National Assembly are locked out of the meeting of houses. This is where the thought about the Tennis Court was made.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Many people went to go grab weapons from the Bastille and started a riot. Many important poeple were massacred and it makes France take a few steps back and think.
  • The Great Fear

    This was the begining of the Great Fear. Peasants revolted against feudalism and a number of urban disturbances and revolts.
  • Veto

    The National Assembly grants the veto to Louis XVI.
  • The Directory

    The Executive Directory takes on the executive power.
  • Getting Married

    Napoleon Bonaparte and Josephin de Beauhainals get married.
  • Becoming Leader

    Napoleon becomes leader and takes away the Directory. He comes up with his own plan and it is called the Consulate.
  • Making Peace

    Napoleon makes peace with Austria and Britain.
  • Going to War

    Napoleon goes to war with Britain again and trys to win over Britain but it doesnt work.
  • Napoleonic Code

    The code forbade privileges based on birth, allowed freedom of religion, and specified that government jobs should go to the most qualified.
  • Deafeted Napoleon

    British and the Prussians defeat Napoleon that pretty much end his years of being leader. You could say this is where the French Revolution ended.