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  • Estates General/Tennis Court Oath May/June 1789
  • The storming of the Bastille, July 14th 1789
  • The Decree Abolishing the Feudal System.
  • On 20 June 1789, members of the French Estates-General for the Third Estate, who had started 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 declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
  • n 14 July 1789, a state prison on the east side of Paris, known as the Bastille, was attacked by an angry and aggressive mob. The prison had become a symbol of the monarchy's dictatorial rule, and the event became one of the defining moments in the Revolution that followed.
  • The Womens March on Versailles, October 5th-6th, 1789
  • The National Assembly hereby completely abolishes the feudal system. It decrees that, among the existing rights and dues, both feudal and censuel, all those originating in or representing real or personal serfdom (mainwork) or personal servitude, shall be abolished without indemnification.
  • The constitution of 1791, September 3, 1791.
  • French constitution 1791 Article I: Men are to be born free and equal in rights. Social distinctions only to be founded on the common good.
  • In August 1789 France's National Constituent Assembly passed a fundamental document of the French Revolution and in the history of human and civil rights.
  • On October 4, 1789, a crowd of women demanding bread for their families gathered other discontented Parisians, including some men, and marched toward Versaille
  • The short-lived French Constitution of 1791 was the first written constitution in France, created after the collapse of the absolute monarchy of the Ancien Régime. One of the basic precepts of the revolution was adopting constitutionality and establishing popular sovereignty.
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