In 1789 France still had outdated social system dated back to the middle ages where everyone in France belonged to one of the three estates. The first one being clergy, second nobles, and third the rest of the population
Women March On Versailles
We want to speak to King Louis
On 20 June 1789, the members of the three estate vowed "not to separate and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established".
The Reign Of Terror
you are sentenced death by guillotine for sneezing in public
please dont kill me i dont want to die this is unfair
It played an important role in the internal conflicts of France and for most of its history was a state prison by the kings of France.
Rise Of Napoleon
I am now the new king of France
The women march of Versailles was an important event at the start of the French Revolution because it gave the revolutionaries confidence in the power of the people over the king.
The main idea the reign of terror was to rebeal against the new radical Jacobin government
Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the military during the French Revolution (1789-1799). After seizing political power in France in a 1799 coup d'état, he crowned himself emperor in 1804