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May 5, 1789

Estates-General meets after not meeting for 175 years

June 17, 1789

the Third Estate announced that the National Assembly would meet

June 20, 1789

King locks door to meeting place, so need to go to inddor tennis court where make the Tennis Court Oath

July 14, 1789

beginning of French Revolution, storm of Bastille

August 4, 1789

nobles forced to recant their fedual rights, and so make Declaration of Rights of Man

October 5, 1789

women marched to Versailles, move Louis XVI to Paris and so does National assembly (fishwives)

August 10, 1792

san-culottes cut off head of radical mayor and show Legislative Assembly, Paris Commune

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