a national assembly finding themselves locked out of their original meeting hall at the Versailles place on june 20 thinking that it was the kings doing. they had moved to an indoor tennis court not to far from the original meeting place .
we can go to the nearest place and sign the oath
oh no! were locked out
that would be the tennis court
what are we going to do?
king louis xvi says to not let anyone in
On July 14, a crowd of people laid siege to the Bastille,The Bastille had served as a royal armoury and a prison, on this day it held few prisoners and guards
in the afternoon, the crowd gained access to the Bastille, overwhelmed its guards and arrested and murdered its governor.
On October 4, 1789, a crowd of women demanding bread for their families gathered other discontented Parisians, including some men, and marched toward Versailles, arriving soaking wet from the rain. demanding to see the baker and his familly for all the bread in versailles
we need bread for our famillies
give us bread
the declaration of the rights of man and citizen, set by Frances national constitutes assembly in 1789 is a human civil rights document from the french revolution
Louis was officially arrested on august 13 1792 and sent to the temple an ancient Paris fortress used as a prison on September 21 the national assembly declared France to be a republic and abolished monarchy
on September 21 1789 , the monarchy was abolished her trial began on October 14 1793 and two days later. Marie Antoinette was convinced by the revolutionary tribal of high treason and executed by guillotine
reign of terror lasted from September 1793 until the fall of Robespierre in 1794. Its purpose was to purge France of enemies of the Revolution and protect the country from foreign invaders