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the french revolution
Updated: 9/19/2018
the french revolution
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  • The Tennis Court Oath: On the 20th of June in 1789 they found that the doors were locked and guarded. The National assembly thought this was the kings doing and proceeded to the Tennis court to make the oath to never separate until the constitution of the king was established.
  • The Storming of Bastille: On the 14th of JUly 1789 the prison was stormed, although it only contained 7 inmates at the time it was still seen by the revolutionaries as a symbol of political power.
  • The Womens March to Versailles: On the 5th of October 1789 nearly 7,000 working women marched to Versailles to retrieve the king and show him all that was happening in France.
  • The Declaration of the Rights of the Man and of the Citizen of 1789, set by France's National Constituent Assembly in 1789, is a human civil rights document from the French Revolution. The Declaration was drafted by General Lafayette, Thomas Jefferson, and Honoré Mirabeau.
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  • The Death of King Louis and Marie Antoinette: After the declaration of man and rights was signed King Louis and marie antoinette went on trial. In the end They were both sentenced to death. At Maries executioning she asked that she didnt suffer for long.
  • The Reign of Terror: The reign of terror lasted from September 1793 until the fall of Robespierre in 1794. Its purpose was to purge France of enemies of the Revolution and protect the country from foreign invaders.
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