In 1789, the King Louis XVI called a meeting of the Estates General. He called the meeting because the French government was having financial problems. The Thrid Estate developed a plan to fix the problems by taxing the other two estates, because they didn't pay taxes.
The Womens March on Versallies
We Want Bread!
On 20 June 1789, the members of the French Third Estate, who had begun to call themselves the National Assembly, took the Tennis Court Oath, vowing "not to separate, and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established".
The Reign of Terror
On the morning of 14 July 1789 in the city of Paris the Third Estate has started to desamble the political prison brick by brick.
The Rise of Napoleon's Power
I am your new king
On October 4, 1789, a crowd of women demanding bread for their families gathered other discontented Parisians, and marched toward versallies. The King agreed to meet with some of the women and promised to distribute all the bread in Versailles to the crowd
The Reign of Terror began on September 5, 1793, which was leaded by Robsepierre. Robespierre would execute any one who would slighty disgust the new french republic.
After Robespierre was overthrown and executed, France's rule became a directory. Napoleon quickly seized the power and became prominence