The French Revolution Digital Timeline

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In History
  • Great Fear of 1789

    Great Fear of 1789
    it was a time were people were in a panic from fear of having the third estate being overthrown. This fear led to the attack of The Bastille. This led to the imposing of rights in france. The feudal regime was also abolished.
  • Louis XVI convenes Estates General

    Louis XVI convenes Estates General
    in the first meeting of the estates generals since 1614, they met and discussed the financial issues in france. Reforms were proposed but unaccepted by the estates generals. They then split and form the national assembly along with the third estate. The king tried but failed to prevent this from happening
  • Tennis Court Oath

    Tennis Court Oath
    in order to defy the king, the third estate unites and forms the national assembly. this is to stop any reforms that would leave the third class to be out voted by the other classes. they take an oath to never split up. the other estates soon joined.
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    revolutionaries rallied and stormed the bastille. this signals the start of the french revolution. They came with gunpowder and succeeded in dismantling the Bastille. they seized the Bastilles artillery and freed prisoners.
  • Declaration of Rights of Man & Citizen

    Declaration of Rights of Man & Citizen
    it is a declaration that states the rights of a french citizen. Ithas 17 articles. it was used as a preamble in future declarations. It played towards many ideas in the french revolution.
  • October Days (Women’s March on Versailles)

    October Days (Women’s March on Versailles)
    A crowd of women protested at the market. They were rioting over the absurd price of bread. Thousands gathered. this caused for the king to have his power be split among different people.
  • Civil Constitution of the Clergy

    Civil Constitution of the Clergy
    it was a law that gave more equal rights between men and women. this was result of the protests by women. It allowed women to have more freedom. This was supported by revolutionary priests.
  • Flight to Varennes

    Flight to Varennes
  • National Convention formed

    National Convention formed
  • King Louis XVI executed

    King Louis XVI executed
  • Reign of Terror

    Reign of Terror
  • Marie Antoinette executed

    Marie Antoinette executed
  • Robespierre is executed

    Robespierre is executed
  • Napoleon Becomes Emperor

    Napoleon Becomes Emperor
  • Napoleon Defeated at Waterloo

    Napoleon Defeated at Waterloo