FC: The French Revolution
1: The Tennis Court Oath The Tennis Court Oath was a result of the growing discontent of the Third Estate in France in the face of King Louis XVI's desire to hold onto the country's history of absolute government.
3: King Luis meets the state general at Versailles The king summoned the estate general to Versailles , where he had body of troops. some saw this as an attempt to frighten the representatives.he did not present them with any proposals for discussions. so they were left to think up their own ideas. this meant that Luis did not have control of the meeting.
4: The National Assembly
5: The national assembly resolves the immediate financial crisis by seizing church's land. September 1791,the national assembly finishes new constitution. created a limited constitutional monarch. also August 1789,the national assembly adopts Declaration of the rights of man and the citizens. Equal justice Freedom of speech Freedom of religion They also represented 95% of the population and felt that they were the 'true parliament.
6: The Reign of Terror
7: It was designed to erase every trace of Frances past monarchy and nobility. The Reign of Terror was a response to opposition to the revolution from various quarters, civil war in those parts of the country that opposed the revolution.
9: He was an influential member of the Committee of Public Safety and was instrumental in the period of the Revolution commonly known as the Reign of Terror that ended with his arrest and execution in 1794.
11: Olympe De Gouges published a declaration of the right of women,her idea were rejected later she was declared an enemy of the revolution and executed. She also wrote on such gender-related topics as the right of divorce and argued in favour of sexual relations outside of marriage.
12: The causes of the French revolution Money By 1787 the French Government was bankrupt Bad Harvest terrible weather, heavy rain, hard winters and too hot summers led to three very bad harvest. Luis call the Estate general He did not present them with any proposals for discussions, so they were left to think up their own ideas.