The meeting of the Estates General is a meeting that King Louis VXI had called because the french government were having financial problems, each estate gets would get one vote but the third estate wanted to the votes to be based on the numbers of members.
I am here on behalf of clergy
I am here on behalf of the peasants
Third Estate call themselves the National Assembly, they Found themselves locked out of their usual meeting hall at Versailles so they moved to a nearby indoor tennis court and took the Tennis Court Oath, which is to never to separate until a written constitution had been established for France.
We are not being treated fairly. We need to do something about this treatment.
Tennis Court Oath
The 3rd estate was unhappy with the voting in the Estates-General, so they came together and formed the National Assembly of France. They declared all current laws to be illegal, and wanted to make fairer laws to pull France out of its economic crisis.
We will stay separated until we get a constitution so we know we have rights.
The storming of the Bastille is about a angry mob that thought that is was not fair that the king and nobles got to eat while the mob live in the streets starving, the also wanted to let the prisoners out of the Bastille. They then cut-off the head of the commander of the prison, Marquis de Launay , and it was placed on a pike to be carried through the streets
How dare they try and send the military to seize us.
Storming of the Bastille
I didn't do anything wrong, I haven't ate dinner with the King in months.
The Reign of Terror was in France when 40,000 people were killed, People were arrested and executed without trial if they were accused of being enemies of the revolution. This catastrophic time period(1793-94) was led by the leader of committee of public safety Maximilien Robespierre.
Robespierre: "I don't care, it still is suspicious against the revolution".
Reign of Terror
Napoleon was a officer in the French army who rose up and became general. He won many battles and rise in power.He then became Frances's dictator and emperor for 15 years.He wrote the Napoleonic code which is the new constitution for France.
"Your supposed to face the other way".
I am the new leader of France, I am cunning, strategic, and am a great leader all together.