Surrounded by angry rioters, the citizens stormed the Bastille and killed the governor
Today, August 4th 1789, we declare the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen
They celebrated their victory in Paris and revolutionary fervor swept across the nation and peasants
After decades of exploitation, the peasants burned the homes of tax collectors, landlords and the nobility from France, known as the Great Fear
This will inspire the National Assembly to create on August 4th 1789, the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. This declaration was based on freedom of speech, equal opportunity for all, popular sovereignity and representative government,
Reference: TheInfographicsShow. (2019,). The French revolution in a nutshell. YouTube. Retrieved September 14, 2021, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmWc5BIhZHY.