French revolution part IIa
Women's March on Versailles
Declaration of the Rights of Man
Reign of Terror
On the 5th of October 1789, 5,000+ women marched on the Palace of Versailles demanding bread, and for the royal family to move to Paris to see what the peasants had to go through.
Execution of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette
The Declaration of the Rights of Man was written to protect human's (Mostly male's) rights. It was written in 1789 and didn't outlaw slavery.
The Rise of Napoleon
The reign of terror (1793 - 1795) was a time period during the french revolution where Maximilien Robespierre was in charge of france. He was responsible for the executions of 20,000+ "Counter Revolutionaries"
The Fall of Napoleon
King Lous XVI was executed by guillotine on January 21st, 1793. His wife, the queen, Marie Antoinette was executed on October 16th, 1793 by guillotine.
Napoleon Bonaparte came to power in France after a coup d'etat on November 9th, 1799. He ruled until 1814 and was exiled twice. He led France through the Napoleonic Wars and gained them almost all of Europe in the process.
Napoleon lost power after being defeated in Russia, not having enough good soldiers and losing more battles. He was exiled once and came back only to lose at Waterloo and then was exiled again and died in exile.
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