We need more taxes! How else are we going to pay our debts?
Tennis Court Oath
Here here! We are going to make the king listen to us no matter what!
The Storming of Bastille
Stop! Do not come here!
The men in the room are discussing and arguing about the financial problems that France was facing and were trying to come up with new ways of making money to pay off their debts.
The March to Versailles
We should not be left out and treated this way...
The people of the Third Estate were locked out of the meeting hall and had to move to the nearest room available: a tennis court. The members of the National Assembly swore to meet until a constitution had been made.
The Reign of Terror
The Third Estate marched to Bastille in fear of King Louis XVI using his soldiers to disband the newly formed National Assembly. So, many angered Parisians marched to Bastille and set it on fire to challenge the existence of the regime.
The Rise of Napoleon
I, Napoleon, will climb the rankings and take all of the power and make myself the ruler of France!
The women marched in the pouring rain from Paris to Versailles in demand to see the king when the price for bread started to rise. They were the most angry at the queen, Marie Antionette, because of the lavish life that she had to herself.
The Reign of Terror was the time when there were waves of executions because of the harsh punishments and strong suspicions of others who might be enemies of the revolution.
This man deserved to die for his betrayal to the Revolution!
The Rise of Napoleon took place during the French Revolutionary War. Napoleon was a a military expert who worked his way to the highest of rankings in order to have all of the power and eventually became ruler of France.