The French Revolution

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The French Revolution




Napoleon’s coup de’ate’ of the French government



French Revolution


The battle took place in South of Brussels in Belgium and it was fought between British, Germans, Belgians, Dutchand Prussians against the French

Napoleon set out to reform the French legal system with the ideas of the French Revolution

The people of France overthrew the government. Napoleon took this opportunity to stepup and lead the new government.

Its purpose was to rid France of enemies of the Revolution and protect the country from foreign invaders.

Louis XVI is executed

King Louis XVI calls the Estates General

It was the first step towards a constitution for France, and inspired by the enlightement

The National Assembly adopts the "Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen"

King Louis wanted to fix France's economy and other problems

In the morning of his execution a guard of 1,200 horsemen arrived to escort the Louis on a two-hour carriage ride to his place of execution.


Robespierre's Reign of Terror

Battle of Waterloo

Napoleonic Code of Law established


The Constitution of 1791 sets up a limited constitutional monarchy in France

the first written constitution in France, created after the collapse of the Absolute Monarchy of the Ancien Régime.

The Legislative Assembly declares war on Austria

Austrains had issued a declaration warning aganist harming French monarchs



The Tennis Court Oath

the Third Estate decided to break from the Estates General and draw up their own constitution


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