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2 Oct 2017
Eve of the Revolution
Divided social classes called Ancien Regime They were devided into three Estates The Clergy, The Nobility, and The Rest of the Population
King Louis XIV lead an extravagant live. Also, he sponsored wars and the American Revolution which put France in dept.
Estates General met to vote on new taxation laws
King Louis XVI becomes king
Economy starts to tank
Louis XVI marries Marie Antoinette
Deficit Spending and bad harvests cause unrest and bread shortages.
The Estates General is called
Tennis Court Oath is taken National Assembly is formed A new constitution is written
Storming of Bastille
Famine Extreme Bread Shortages Unemployment Skyrockets
Declaration of Rights the of Man and Citizen is written, but excludes women
March on The Palace Versailles King and Queen are brought back to Paris
Church in France is overhauled
New French Constitution Cmpleted
Reign of Terror
Napoleon rises to power
Napoleon Reforms France
Napoleon Builds an Empire
Napoleon Attacks Britain
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