a state prison was attacked by a angry mob. The prison was a symbol for the monarchs dictatorial rule.
call of the estates general (may 5,1789) tennis court oath (june 17,1789)
storming of the Bastille ( july,14,1789)
King Louis called a meeting for the estates general to address their financial situation.The commoners took the "tennis court oath"vowing not to separate.
Declaration of the rights of man (August 26,1789), March of Versailles (october 5,1789)
The civil constitution of clergy allowed the french gov. to control the church. King louis XVI and his family tried to flee france but got caught in VErannes.
All men are declared equal at the declaration of rights of man.Woman protested on Versailles about scarcity and high prices of bread.
Civil constitution of the clergy (july 12,1790), Royal family attempt to flee (june 20,1790)
execution of the king (january 21,1790) , Reign of terror (september 1793- july 1794)
After the king was sentenced to death, he was executed on january 21,1790. Thousands of people were sentenced to death, which caused conflict between political parties. Maximilien arises as a new leader of the revolution.