• Assembly of Notables

    Assembly of Notables
    An Assembly of Notables was a group of high-ranking nobles, ecclesiastics, and state functionaries convened by the King of France ( King Lous XVI) on extraordinary occasions to consult on matters of state. the King´s ministers attempted to introduce financial reforms, but these were strongly opposed, so the Assembly consisting of leading noblemen and ecclesiastics.
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    The rise of the third estate

  • Estates-general

    The King then called the Estates-General, which was an assembly of all three estates, in May 1789 at Versailles. People from all 3 estates presented their problems to the assembly in Lists of Grievances.
  • National Assembly

    National Assembly
    The representatieves of the third Estate formed a National Assembly because they considered that they were the only legitime respresentatives of french people. theymet in an indoor tennis court and look the Tennis court Oath to say together until France had a constitution. After that, they became known as the National Constituent Assembly.
  • The out break of French Revolution

    The out break of French Revolution
  • The declaration of the rights of man and of the citizen

    The declaration of the rights of man and of the citizen
    This was a statement of principles in support of personal Liberty, equality before the law and the right of property
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    French Revolution

    In France, The Old Regime was destroyed by the French Revolution. The old Regime had its origins in the failuers of the system:
    -Social unrest.
    -the enlightenment.
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    The end of the old regime

  • Attacked the Bastille

    Attacked the Bastille
    The Storming of the Bastille occurred in Paris, France, on the afternoon of 14 July 1789. The medieval fortress, armory, and political prison in Paris known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the centre of Paris. The prison contained just seven inmates at the time of its storming, but was seen by the revolutionaries as a symbol of the monarchy's abuses of power; its fall was the flashpoint of the French Revolution.
  • Great Fear

    Great Fear
    The Great Fear was a general panic that took place between 17 July and 3 August 1789, at the start of the French Revolution.[1] Rural unrest had been present in France since the worsening grain shortage of the spring, and, fueled by rumors of an aristocrats' "famine plot" to starve or burn out the population, both peasants and townspeople mobilized in many regions
  • Abolished feudal rights

    on the 4th August 1789, it abolished feudal rifghts, such as the privileges of the nobility and the taxes paid to the church
  • Constitution

    The short-lived French Constitution of 1791 was the first written constitution in France, created after the collapse of the absolute monarchy of the Ancien Régime. One of the basic precepts of the revolution was adopting constitutionality and establishing popular sovereignty.
  • Legislative Assembly

    Legislative Assembly
    It was formed in October 1791, and France now had a constitutional monarchy. however, this assembly lasted for less tan a year, and failed to attract much support Within France:
    -There was fierce opposition from the nobility and the clergy, who did not want to give up their privileges.
    -In contrast, other groups believed thet the reforms did not go far enough, These radical revoluttionaries were supported by the sans-culottes.
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    Opposition to the constitutional monarchy

  • Austria and Prusia declared war on France

    Austria and Prusia declared war on France
    Revolutionaries wanted war because they thought war would unify the country, and had a genuine desire to spread the ideas of the Revolution to all of Europe. On April 20, 1792, the Legislative Assembly (France's governing body, formed in 1791) declared war on Austria
  • National convention

    National convention
    The National Convention was the first government of the French Revolution, following the two-year National Constituent Assembly and the one-year Legislative Assembly. Created after the great insurrection of 10 August 1792, it was the first French government organized as a republic, abandoning the monarchy altogether. The Convention sat as a single-chamber assembly from 20 September 1792 to 26 October 1795
  • France became a republic

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    The first French Republic

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    First Coalition

    The War of the First Coalition is the traditional name of the wars that several European powers fought between 1792 and 1797 against the French First Republic.Despite the collective strength of these nations compared with France, they were not really allied and fought without much apparent coordination or agreement. Each power had its eye on a different part of France it wanted to appropriate after a French defeat, which never occurred.
  • Insurrection

    The Insurrection of 10 August 1792 was the storming of the Tuileries Palace by the National Guard of the Paris Commune and fédérés from Marseille and Brittany caused the fall of the French monarchy. King Louis XVI and the royal family took shelter with the suspended Legislative Assembly. The formal end of the monarchy occurred six weeks later as one of the first acts of the new National Convention.
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    The birth of the French Republic

    In the history of France, the First Republic (French: Première République), officially the French Republic (République française), was founded on 22 September 1792 during the French Revolution.
  • Commitee of Public Safety

    Commitee of Public Safety
    The Committee of Public Safety (French: Comité de salut public), created in April 1793 by the National Convention and then restructured in July 1793, formed the de facto executive government in France during the Reign of Terror (1793–1794), a stage of the French Revolution.
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    Reign of Terror

    The Reign of Terror, or The Terror (French: la Terreur), is the label given by most historians to a period during the French Revolution after the First French Republic was established.
  • Robespierre

    Maximilien François Marie Isidore de was a French lawyer and politician, as well as one of the best known and most influential figures associated with the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror. He was an ardent opponent of the death penalty, but played an important role in arranging the execution of King Louis XVI, which led to the establishment of a French Republic.
  • New constitution

    New constitution
    Constitution of 1795 (Year III), French constitution established during the Thermidorian Reaction in the French Revolution. Known as the Constitution of Year III in the French republican calendar, it was prepared by the Thermidorian Convention. It was more conservative than the abortive democratic Constitution of 1793. The Constitution of 1795 established a liberal republic with a franchise based on the payment of taxes.
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    The directory

    French Directory. The Directory or Directorate (French: le Directoire) was a five-member committee which governed France from 1795, when it replaced the Committee of Public Safety. On 9 November 1799, it was overthrown by Napoleon Bonaparte in the Coup of 18 Brumaire and replaced by the French Consulate.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte

    Napoleon Bonaparte
    Napoléon Bonaparte was a Corsican statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. He was Emperor of the French from 1804 until 1814 and again briefly in 1815 during the Hundred Days. Napoleon dominated European and global affairs for more than a decade while leading France against a series of coalitions in the Napoleonic Wars.
  • Consulate

    In november 1799, Napoleón Bonaparte carried out a coup détait. A consulate was created, in which authority was supossed to be shared between 3 consuls; but in fact Napoleón was now the real ruler of France.
  • Concordat

    The Concordat of 1801 was an agreement between Napoleon and Pope Pius VII, signed on 15 July 1801 in Paris. It remained in effect until 1905. It sought national reconciliation between revolutionaries and Catholics and solidified the Roman Catholic Church as the majority church of France, with most of its civil status restored. The hostility of devout Catholics against the state had then largely been resolved.
  • Consul for life (Napoleon)

    the Napoleonic Code was legal code that prohibited certain privileges, allowed freedom of religión, and simplified the range of laws that had existed before the Revolution.
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    The Napoleonic Empire

    The First French Empire was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte of France and the dominant power in much of continental Europe at the beginning of the 19th century. Although France had already established an overseas colonial empire beginning in the 17th century, historians refer to Napoleon's regime as the First Empire because he was the first ruler of France since the days of the Franks to take an imperial title.
  • Battle of Austerlitz

    Battle of Austerlitz
    The Battle of Austerlitz also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, was the most important and decisive engagement of the Napoleonic Wars. In what is widely regarded as the greatest victory achieved by Napoleon, the Grande Armée of France defeated a larger Russian and Austrian army led by Tsar Alexander I and Holy Roman Emperor Francis II. The battle occurred near the town of Austerlitz in the Austrian Empire.
  • Battle of trafalgar

    Battle of trafalgar
    The Battle of Trafalgar (21 October 1805) was a naval engagement fought by the British Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the War of the Third Coalition (August–December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1796–1815).
    Twenty-seven British ships of the line led by Admiral Lord Nelson aboard HMS Victory defeated thirty-three French and Spanish ships of the line under French Admiral Villeneuve.
  • Battle Of Jena

    Battle Of Jena
    The twin battles of Jena and Auerstedt were fought on 14 October 1806 on the plateau west of the river Saale in today's Germany, between the forces of Napoleon I of France and Frederick William III of Prussia. The decisive defeat suffered by the Prussian Army subjugated the Kingdom of Prussia to the French Empire until the Sixth Coalition was formed in 1812.
  • Battle of Leipzig

    Battle of Leipzig
    The Battle of Leipzig or Battle of the Nations was fought from 16 to 19 October 1813, at Leipzig, Saxony. The coalition armies of Russia, Prussia, Austria, and Sweden, led by Tsar Alexander I of Russia and Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg, decisively defeated the French army of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French. Napoleon's army also contained Polish and Italian troops, as well as Germans from the Confederation of the Rhine.
  • Waterloo

    The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands. A French army under the command of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by two of the armies of the Seventh Coalition: a British-led Allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington, and a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Prince of Wahlstatt. The battle marked the end of the Napoleonic Wars.
  • Napoleon death

    The cause of his death has been debated. Napoleon's physician, François Carlo Antommarchi, led the autopsy, which found the cause of death to be stomach cancer. Antommarchi did not sign the official report. Napoleon's father had died of stomach cancer, although this was apparently unknown at the time of the autopsy. Antommarchi found evidence of a stomach ulcer; this was the most convenient explanation for the British, who wanted to avoid criticism over their care of Napoleon.