the French Revolution in 1789 and 1799

  • Creation of National Assembly

    Members of the Third Estate declared themself as the National Assembly". They took soveriegn powers in respect of taxation and decided to frame a constitution restricting of the king's powersOutcomes: -Ended feudalism and privileges of the First and Second Estates . -Approved the declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. - Seizedchurch lands and made clergy paid employees. - Wrote constitution that reduced the king's power.
  • Tennis court oath

  • Storming of the Bastille

    The mob swarmed into the prison.The mob killed the commander, stucked his head on a stick and paraded it through the streets.108 people died this day, 10 swiss guards and 98 sansculottes.Storming of the Bastille was a powerful symbol of the French Revolution,
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

    26 Aug 1789 The Declaration of the Rights of Man echoed the sentiments of the Enlightenment philosophes, the English Bill of Rights, and the American Declaration of Independence. It asserted the political and social equality of all men, the sovereignty of the people, and the natural right to liberty, property, security, and resistance to opposition.
  • March on Versailles

    Woman fight for their rights.
  • National assembley gets rid of nobility

  • Reign of Terror

    Revolutionary leaders feared that they would lose control therefore they decied to take drastic actions to avoid a possible counterrevolution.A series of accusations, trials and executions, creating a wave of fear through out the country.Annyone who opposed the revolution were the targets of the revolutionary Tribunal. Peasants and laborers were most effected by the Terror. Around 17000 people were executed during the reign of Terror. Marie Antoinette and Olympe de gouge were also executed.
  • Marie Antoinette's execution

  • Napoleon's Coup d'etat

    9 Nov 1799