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  •  The political and financial situation in France had grown rather bleak, forcing Louis XVI to summon the Estates General.The opening of the Estates General, on 5 May 1789 in Versailles, also marked the start of the French Revolution because they wouldn't listen and the only way to make there point was take over.
  • Let them eat cake
  • Estate generals may 5, 1789
  • Tennis Court Oath, French Segment du Jeu de Paume dramatic act of defiance by representatives of the non privileged classes of the French nation (the Third Estate) during the meeting of the Estates-General (traditional assembly) at the beginning of the French Revolution.
  • not to separate, and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established."
  • June 20, 1789 tennis court oath
  • On 14 July 1789, a state prison on the east side of Paris, known as the Bastille, was attacked by an angry and aggressive mob. ... When the prison was attacked it actually held only seven prisoners, but the mob had not gathered for them: it had come to demand the huge ammunition stores held within the prison walls.
  • Joyeux Quatorze Juillet
  • July 14 1789 storming of the Bastille
  • The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, passed by France's National Constituent Assembly in August 1789, is a fundamental document of the French Revolution that granted civil rights to some commoners, although it excluded a significant segment of the French population.
  • Declaration of the rights of Man and Citizen August 27 1789
  • Quote #1. Men are born and remain free and equal in rights.
  • Concerned over the high price and scarcity of bread, women from the marketplaces of Paris led the March on Versailles on October 5, 1789. This became one of the most significant events of the French Revolution, eventually forcing the royals to return to Paris.
  • H. de la Charlerie
  • October 5th 1789
  • This was a major event in the French Revolution as it led to the eventual deaths of both Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.in order to avoid retribution from the revolutionaries In the midst of the events of the French Revolution, the French royal family attempted to flee the country 
  • Lets leave now 
  • June 20 1791 french Revolution
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