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King Louis XIV escaped his castle during his night after his country went into debt due to lavish spending and poor harvest from the Old Regime.
There was 3 estates first(clergy), second(nobles), and third(peasants and bourgeoisies). The third estate was at a huge disadvantage compared to the others because the others had complete control over them.
The tennis court oath was an oath made by the third estate on a tennis court. The oath stated that the third estate would not stop until a positive change was made.
The storming of the Bastille was when the third estate broke into Bastille Prison to try and find weapons. It was the first rebellious act made by the third estate.
King Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette were beheaded by a guillotine during the reign of terror. The were beheaded for treason against their country.
Napoleon Bonaparte came to power through a coup d' etat. This means to suddenly take a government through force. He conquered many countries before he even took the throne, then enforced the Napoleonic Code on France. Until his army was defeated by Russia's scorched Earth policy.
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