The Events of The French Revolution
Updated: 2/4/2020
The Events of The French Revolution

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  • Estates General Called: 1789.
  • After 175 years, Louis XIV called all the estates to meet. France was going into debt and he wanted to discuss raising taxes.
  • Fall of Bastille: July 14, 1789.
  • Citizens of Paris, created a mob and were looking for gun powder and weapons inside the prison. This was the start of the French Revolution.
  • March on Versailles: October 5-6, 1789.
  • Women marched outside of the palace and demanded to lower the price of bread.
  • King Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette Executed: January 21, 1793.
  • Louis XIV and his wife were caught by French citizens and eventually they were executed.
  • Reign of Terror: September 25, 1793.
  • The guillotine killed people, for not being radical during the French Revolution.
  • Directory of Five Men: 1795.
  • They were all determined, to put an end to the Reign of Terror.