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FC: The French Revolution | By: Bethany Stepp
1: The Three Estates Estates General National Assembly Tennis Court Oath Storming of Bastille Great Fear The Rights of Man Louis tries to Escape Legislative Assembly France at War Jacobin's take Control Reign of Terror End of the Terror | Contents
2: The Three Estates The First Estate: This estate is made up of the Clergy. The Second Estate: This estate is made up of the nobles. The Third Estate: This estate is made up of the peasants and everyone else. | Rev3. Digital image. Wikipiedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2012
4: Estates General May 5, 1789 | An assembly of representatives from all three estates to approve this new tax, he was going to put a new tax on nobility, but the 2nd estate forced him to call this meeting. | Kelly, Siobhán, and Caoimhe Mahon. Est.gen .2.jpg. Digital image. Junior Cert History Blog. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2012.
7: National Assembly June 17, 1789 | This is what the 3rd estate delegates named themselves. Used to pass laws and reforms in name of the French people. Proclaiming the end of absolute monarchy and the beginning of a representative government. | Ness, Robert Van. Lessons: French Revolution - Estates General and the National Assembly. Digital image. Clio's Lesson. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2012.
8: Tennis Court Oath June 20, 1789 | The 3rd estates delegates get locked out of their meeting hall, so they can go to the Royal Tennis Courts and pledge to stay there until they had a new constitution drawn up. | None. French Revolution: Tennis Court Oath. Digital image. Learning English Timeline. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2012
11: Storming of Bastille July 14, 1789 | People began to gather weapons to defend their city against attack. On July 14, a mob searching for gunpowder and arms stormed Bastille, a Paris prison. The mob overwhelmed the guard and seized control over the building. | Bastille Day. Digital image. The Mad Monarchist. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2012
12: Great Fear October 1789 | Senseless panic and wild rumors circulated that the nobles were hiring outlaws to terrorize peasants. the peasants soon became outlaws themselves. They broke into nobles' manor houses and destroyed the old legal papers that bound them to pay federal dues.
13: Burning chateaux as the peasants riot in the countryside. Digital image. History Wiz. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2012
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15: The Rights of Man August 1789 | The National Assembly adopted a statement of revolutionary ideals the Declaration of the rights of Man and Citizen. Reflecting the influence of the Declaration of Independence. The document stated that "men are born and remain free and equal in rights." These rights include liberty, property, security, and resistance to oppression.
17: Louis Tries to Escape June 1791 | Louis pondered his fate as a monarch. Some of his advisor's warned him that his family was in danger. In June 1791, the royal family tried to escape. They dressed up as peasants. However, they were returned to Paris under guard. His attempt to escape increased the influence of his radical enemies in the government and sealed his fate. | The French Revoluton. Digital image. Dipity. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2012
18: Legislative Assembly September 1791 | The National Assembly completed the new constitutional Monarchy it created a new legislative body- the Legislative Assembly. They have the power to create laws and to approve or reject declarations of war.
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20: France at war- Summer 1792
21: Prussian forces were advancing on Paris. The Prussian commander threatened to destroy Paris if the revolutionaries harmed any of member of the Royal family. On August 10th, about 200,000 men and women invaded Tuileries, the palace of the royal family. The citizens got angry and went into the prisons and massacred 1,000 prisoners. The legislative Assembly set aside the Constitution of All. It declared the King deposed The National Convention took office in September 21. They quickly abolished the monarch and declared France a Republic. Men could vote and hold office, women sill couldn't.
22: Jacobin's Take Control September 1792 | Most of the members involved in the government changes. Part of a radical political organization; The Jacobin Club. | *Public Domain*
25: Reign of Terror 1793 | A Jacobin leader, Maximilien Robespierre, slowly gained power. They set out to build a "Republic of Virtue". This meant that they were going to wipe out all of Frances past. Including churches and schools. They divided the year into 12 months and 30 days remaining in each month. There were also no Sundays. In July 1793, Robespierre became leader of a committee of public safety. his rule became known as the Reign of Terror. | 250px-heads. Digital image. Wikipidea. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2012.
26: The End of the Terror July 1794 | Fearing their own safety, some members of the National Convention turned on Robespierre. They demanded hid execution. On July 28, 1794 he was sent to the guillotine. The Reign of Terror was finally over.
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