The French Revolution happened in 1789-99. It was a revolution about the monarchy that they had at the time and planned to over throw it.
The Tennis Court Oath
Bad weather, crop failure, and high taxes, were the main reasons that the revolution started.
The Storming Of The Bastille
The king, Louis XVI called for the Estates General Meeting, which had not been done in a century. The Third Estate, otherwise known as the commoners left.
The Great Fear
When the Third Estate was locked out of the Estates Generals Meeting, they broke into a tennis court and claimed it as the National Assembly's meeting place. They made an oath saying that they wouldn't leave untill they made a new constitution.
The French commoners stormed this building to get gunpowder. This is now called the start of the revolution.
Rumors spread that the nobles hired outlaws to invade the commoners. But in the irony, the peasants became the outlaws by burning the nobles houses.