Essay on Timeline: French Revolution and Married Louis Xvi

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The Bourgeoisie Phase
King Louis XVI attempts to tax the nobility – 1789
The Estates General is called together – May, 1789
Tennis Court Oath – June 20, 1789
Fall of the Bastille – July 14, 1789
The Great Fear – July 17, 1789
Declaration of the Rights of Man – August 27, 1789
The Women march to Versailles – October 5, 1789
Civil Constitution of the Clergy – 1790
King Louis XVI accepts the Constitution – 1791
Royal family attempts to flee to Austria – June 21, 1791
The First Coalition – 1792
The Brunswick Manifesto - 1792

The Radical Phase
Storming of Tuilieres – August 9, 1792
September Massacres – 1792
The National Convention – September 22, 1792
Reign of Terror – 1793-1794
Execution of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI – 1793
Constitution of 1793
The Law of Suspects – September 17, 1793
Jean-Paul Marat is killed – 1793
Robespierre is killed – 1794
French win the Battle of Fleurus - 1794

The Conservation Phase
Jacobin Club suppressed by the Convention – November 12, 1794
The Directory is established – January 1, 1795
Bread Riots – 1795
Revolt of Prairial – 1795
Freedom of religion - 1795
Convention favors a dictatorship – 1795
Napoleon is named the First Consul of the Consulate – November 9, 1799

The Napoleonic Era
Concordat – 1801
French Education Reform – 1801
Legion of Honor – 1802
Napoleon is declared First Consul for life – 1802
Louisiana Purchase – 1803
Napoleon declares himself the Emperor of France – 1804
Napoleonic Code -1804
Continental System – 1806
Spanish Revolt against the French – 1808 – 1814
Napoleon ‘invades’ Russia – 1812
French victory at the Battle of Dresden - 1813
French defeated in Leipzig at the Battle of Nations – 1813
Napoleon’s first exile – 1814
Napoleon’s second and last exile - 1815

Important People
Marie Antoinette: Married Louis XVI for political purposes. She spent insane amounts of money on useless things to entertain herself or keep up with what she thought was the latest fashion. She was resented by the Parisians because of her Austrian birth and extravagant life-style. She was tried for Treason and beheaded
King Louis XVI: Disliked by many, not respected by the nobles. He…