The meeting of the General Estates happen because the King was taxing unfair and it mainly affected the third estate so it caused a Financial Crisis Leading to a vote by order. This was a push towards democracy
The March on Versailles
A national assembly appeared and they pledged to the constitution in 1791, This was another movement towards democracy.
The Reign of Terror
On July 14th 1789 the 3rd estate was confused and angry this began the revolution they were in need of weapons because the Switzerland soldiers were in town so they raided a prison. This was a push away from democracy.
The Rise of Napoleon
The women and there family were very hungry because a shortage of bread and promised to changed how things were. This was a push towards democracy.
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During the reign of terror Robespierre took over France and they were a republic but there was a lot of killing by guillotine. This was a push away from democracy.
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The rise of Napoleon began when he was 20 he started of with military success and gained followers and became emperor he started the reforms of law. This was a push towards democracy.