(important document #2)Declaration of the Rights of Man It declared basic human rights. It contrasted the rights of the King in the French monarchy, and eliminated special rights to nobility and clergy
King Louis XVI was beheaded by the guillotine on January 21,1793. Six years later, November 9, 1799, Napoleon Bonaparte appointed himself as France's "first consul." This marked the end of the French Revolution and the beginning of Napoleon's reign in France.
Death of King Louis XVI,Napoleon begins rule
July 14, 1789, became the French Independence Day. The French First Republic, established in 1792, stripped the king of all of his political power and allowed citizens to have power. This day also marked the end of monarchy in France.
One of the first countries where citizens had power