French Revolution

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French Revolution

August 26, 1789

June 14, 1789

Under heavy taxes King Louis XVI scheduled a meeting for the Estate General and requested to raise new taxes

April 1792

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May 5, 1789

January 21, 1793

September 3, 1791

TIMELINE

1793-1794

1799-1815

March 21, 1804

The Battle of Waterloo

June 18, 1815

King Louis XVl Calls the Estates

Tennis Court Oath

The National Assembly Adopts the "Decleration of the Rights of Man and the Citizens"

The Constitution of 1791 Sets Up A Limited Constitutional Monarchy in France

The Legislative Assembly Declare War on Austria

Louis the XVI is Executed

Robeseierres Rain of Terror

Napoleon Coup de'tate' of the French Goverment

nepoliens code of conduct

The Third Estate reacts and declares a meeting and drafts a constitution, but soon realised the doors where locked. The deputies moved to a tennis court and swore an oath that they would continue meeting until they had a new french constitution.

The National Assembly had 745 representaives and had completed a new Constitution: it had formed a limited monarchy. Men were allowed to vote (25 had to pay a tax)

Austria warms France that if they do not release the king and queen they are going to invade France. The National Assembly deciedes to declare war.

The National Assembly decide they cannot become a Democracy with a King, they have Louis the XVI executed by a guilloiene.

Almost 40,000 supporters of the monarchy are killed.

Napoleon arrive to Paris and participated in the Coup de'tate' which overthrew the Governemnt and evetually became the Republic where Napoleon held complete power (eventually decalred himslef emperor).

Durring the time of revolution it remained in Napoleon's hands to complete the seven codes of law. The most important of the codes was the civil code.

Napoleon had put together British and Persian armies under the Duke of Wellington. The Duke suffered a bloody defeat and was expelled to St. Helena.

It was inspired by many American documents. This Declaration represented enlightenment, proclaimed freedom, equality, and freedom of speech and press. Women were considered to be equal as men, but women who wrote plays and pamphlets did not agree to the equality.


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