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Storming of the Bastille
GIVE US OUR WEAPONS!!!!
The meeting was brought to discuss the financial crisis in France.The third estate was lucky to have money but the vote by order below them were poor and starving.This was a step away from democracy because they went back to the way it was.
The March on Versailles
WE WANT OUR BREAD!!!!!
The Third Estate locked themselves up in a room with a tennis court as a protest.They made a pledge to not break up until they came up with a constitution.This later became the Constitution of 1791.The Third Estate declared themselves as the National Assembly which lasted from 1789-1791.This was a big push towards democracy by limiting power of monarchy
The Reign of Terror
OFF WITH HIS HEAD!
On July 14th,1789 the city of Paris gathered outside a fortress that acted as a prison that political prisoners along with normal ones.This was a big step in their revolution.This was a big push towards democracy because of the bringing together of the city to revolt.
The Rise of Napoleon
I HAVE THE POWER!!!!!
Woman of Paris marched 13 miles to Versailles to confront the king.They demanded to speak to the king.They wanted him to leave and return to Paris.He went through with his promise not happily and left.This was a step towards democracy getting rid of the king.
During the reign of terror a man named Maximilien Robespierre played a big role in the deaths of thousands during this time.With the help of the trusted tool called the Guillotine which got the job done quickly.This was a step away from democracy because of how many people were killed when sometimes innocent.
I DIDN'T DO ANYTHING
Napoleon made a appearance in France and crowned himself as emperor.He literally took the crown out of the popes hands.His rise in military success was a big part of Frances reformation.His success was a step away from democracy in the way that he craved power.