History b 356: french revolution and napoleon drrebecca l spang a brief and incomplete chronology of the period 1774-1804 background 1774, louis xvi, great-great-grandson of louis xiv (the sun king who built versailles), becomes king of france in 1770 he was married to marie antoinette 1774-6, turgot. The following is a timeline of the french revolution. In this lesson, we will learn about the french revolution we will examine the causes of the french revolution and highlight the key themes and. First phase: harvests have failed and starvation stalks france, the peasantry are in open and continuing revolt across the country june-july 1788: insurrection at grenoble 8th august 1788: louis xvi convokes état-général on suggestion of former finance minister jacques necker, to hear grievances 5th may 1789. Seven years' war the seven years' war was a major military conflict that lasted from 1756, as a result of the french and indian war that erupted in north america in read more 1778 france declares war on britain in support of the american colonies france entered the american revolutionary war (1775–1783) in. A timeline exploring the events and origins of the french revolution. Timeline of events during the french revolution test your knowledge on this history quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others quiz by tjfitzgerald9978. The french revolution: phases and dates estates general (3 orders: clergy, 300 reps nobility, 300 reps third estate, 600 reps) may 5, 1789: after bad harvests and costly wars, king louis xvi is forced to convene this ancient assembly in order to raise taxes during the election process, voters traditionally.
Kids learn about the timeline of the french revolution from the storming of the bastille to the rise of napoleon major events such as the flight to varennes, the women's march, the formation of the national convention, and the reign of terror educational article for students, schools, and teachers. Explore this item in our flash timeline french revolution: this image illustrates one of the first violent events of the french revolution a riot in paris on 28 april 1789 the french revolution in 1789 overthrew king louis xvi and established a republic based on the ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity this was a. French revolution timeline may 5, 1789 a meeting of the estates-general is called by louis xvi in versailles to discuss and approve a new tax plan june 17, 1789 three poitevin cures decide to join the third estate, leaving the chambers of the clergy accepting the proposition of the delegate abbe sieyes, the third.
September 20, french army halts prussians at valmy september 21, convention meets monarchy abolished september 22, republic declared: first day of first month of year i of revolutionary calendar december, louis xvi put on trial convicted by slim majority of convention 1793 january 21, louis xvi executed. A french revolution timeline for students lists critical events, from the emergence of revolutionary ideas in the mid-1700s to the thermidorian reaction.
French revolution timeline 1 liberté, egalité, fraternité 2 one of the biggest turning points in european history unlike the russian revolution or the chinese revolution, france was the most advanced country of the age 3 population growth and declining standard of living increased pressures on. January 19 : english land in corsica february 4 : abolition of slavery in colonies march 24 : execution of the hébertists april 6 : execution of the dantonists june 8 : festival of the supreme being june 10 : law of 22 prairial (power to the revolutionary tribunal) june 26 : battle of fleurus (1794) (french victory in belgium. January 24 louis xvi summons the estates general may 5 estates general convenes june 20 the “tennis court oath” july 11 louis dismisses necker, a popular minister july 14 storming of the bastille august 4 abolition of feudal ( noble, clerical) rights august 26 declaration of the rights of man october 5-6.
Timeline: important dates of the french revolution - the french revolution: a very short introduction - by william doyle. August 18, first counter-revolutionary assembly at jalès (between loire and rhône) november, publication of edmund burke's reflections on the revolution in france counter-revolutionary riots in lyons inflation of french currency caused by immense issue of assignats november 26, first decree imposing civic oath on. The french revolution was a time in french history between 1789 and 1799 during these years, the government and ideas about how france should be ruled changed many times generally, ordinary people wanted more power and more rights the revolution ended when napoleon bonaparte took power in november. The french revolution timeline of events: 1789-1799 revolutionary tradition and les mis revolution 1789 people --the monarchy --desmoulins -- robespierre --danton --marat --jacobins --sans-culottes --napoleon events --tennis court oath --fall of the bastille --october days --varennes.
The french revolution of 1830, also known as the july revolution, was a rebellion by liberals and revolutionaries against the french monarchy the country had grown displeased with charles x, who limited freedom of the press and concentrated power in the crown within three days in july, the capital fell to the. Dismissal of maupeou and terray restoration of parlements august 25, 1774 turgot's ministry as controller–general of france begins continues to may 1776 june 11, 1775 coronation of louis xvi july 4, 1776 us declaration of independence 1778 franco–american alliance france declares war on great britain. The french queen marie antoinette is wrongly implicated in a scandal involving a diamond necklace.
The declaration of the rights of man, the first step toward modern democracy, was born during the french revolution. March 1791, pope pius vi denounces the revolution 20-25 june 1791, louis xvi attempts to flee france & is captured 27 august 1791, declaration of pilnitz september 1791, constitution of 1791 & legislative assembly becomes ruling body sept 1791- aug 1792 7 february 1792, austria & prussia create alliance. A timeline exploring the origins of the french revolution.
The french revolution 1789-1795 back to age of revolutions chronology june 20-24: louis xvi and his family attempt to flee france and are stopped at varennes august 27: the declaration of pillnitz october 1: the legislative assembly meets 1792 april 20: france declares war on austria august 10: the. 10/10 - french revolution powerpoint 10/11 - french revolution timeline 10/ 12 - french revolution documents 10/12 - marie antoinette worksheet 10/17 - wb p 172--176 #59--516 10/17 - french revolution vocab 10/17 - french revolution crossword puzzle 10/19 - stage 1: national assembly 10/20 - french. French revolution timeline made with timetoast's free interactive timeline making software.