french revolution storyboard

french revolution storyboard

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  • Meeting of the Estates General
  • lets talk about the financial problems
  • The Tennis Court Oath
  • they locked us out of the meeting of the estates general
  • The Storming of the Bastille
  • we are getting attacked by peasants
  • France was in a deep financial crisis so the King finally decided to summon the Estates General. Before the meeting the King had to vote by the order list problems that happen in the town. The third estate were mainly lawyers and writers.
  • The Reign of Terror
  • This oath was directly on a Tennis Court. It took place in an indoor tennis court so the estate could hold meetings there. This is where the three estates were created
  • Rise of Napoleon
  • I have to come to up rise this government
  • On July 14, 1789 rumors of the royal troops roaming the capital put the Parisians on high alert. The Parisians eventually stormed the prison of Bastille thinking they had weapons or gun powder. The commander of Bastille opened for on the crowd, but the enraged group stormed in to finding nothing. The bastille represents the abuse from years of the monarchy. This was a big wake up call for Louis XVI.
  • Fall of Napoleon
  • On October 5, 6,000 women walked 13 miles for Paris Versailles. As they yelled "bread" demanding to see the king. The king gave in and moved the Tuileries palace, but he also made a promise to stay so they can sign the constitution
  • WE WANT BREAD!!
  • Many clergies and nobles were fleeing France because their was a plague spreading around. The plague was called the French plague all the prisoners in the city jail, about 1,200 people were killed in public. Louis XVI was put on trial and was executed by National Convention on January 21, 1793. His wife was late killed on October 16, 1793.
  • Youre foolish thinking you can stop this government
  • Napoleon is known for being a "French hero'' he started in military success at the age of 14. After winning most of his battles for france he becomes emperor with the peoples vote. He also created new government that reforms the revolution.
  • He's dead!!
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