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The French Revolution Pt. 2
Updated: 2/19/2020
The French Revolution Pt. 2
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Summary, important documents, and outcomes of the revolution

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  • The Revolution Begins
  • Political Affairs
  • We stand by our Declaration of Rights!
  • Reign of Terror
  • All apprehended must prove their innocence!
  • Off with the king and queen!
  • July 14, 1789 - Members of the Third Estate storm of the Bastille, beginning the French Revolution
  • End of the Revolution
  • Important DocumentsDeclaration of the Rights of Man and of the Male Citizen by Marquis de Lafayette (1789)Law of Suspects passed by the French National Convention (17 September 1793)
  • June 17, 1789 Third Estate declare National Assembly until a new form of gov. is createdAugust 26, 1789 - Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen adoptedSept 14, 1791 - formal signing of constitution
  • Short-Term Effects
  • We meet here to take the tennis court oath to pledge.
  • There is no need for a king. From now on, we allow for the rights of man.
  • Jan 21, 1793 - Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette executed by guillotineSept 5, 1793 - Reign of Terror beginsSept 17, 1793 - Law of Suspects -> thousands executed
  • Long-Term Effects
  • Vive la France
  • July 27, 1794 - Reign of Terror endsNov 9, 1799 - Napoleon Bonaparte becomes leader & revolution ends
  • - The Reign of Terror- Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen adopted- Centralized monarchy established
  • Napoleonic Code
  • - Napoleonic Code written & established under French Consulate in 1804 - Democratic republic developed- Increased French nationalism- French public schools built-Influenced other revolutions in Europe and Latin America
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