Summer of 1789
Storm of the Bastille date
Tennis court oath
stated that they (soon to be the National Assembly) would not disband until they had written a new constitution.
As a result of the Storming of the Bastille and the Great Fear, the practice of this, was abolished at the end of the summer of 1789.
was the king of France during the French Revolution.
was the intellectual movement of the 18th century that helped to fuel the French Revolution.
the word that was used to describe the sun as the center of the universe.
was responsible for complying the encyclopedia
"The devine rights of kings"
describes the belief that the Monarchs power was derive from God.
discovered the three laws of planetary motion.
wrote the Principia of Mathematics and created the universal law of gravitation.
were well educated, prosperous middle class
was the leader of the mountain political party that came to power. This leader started accusing people of being traitors against the cause of a Democratic Republic and has hundreds or thousands of people killed.
Reign of Terror
Robespierre started accusing people of being Democratic Republic and has hundreds or thousands of people killed.This became known as...
group of people who tippers the balance of power in favor of the Mountains.
executed because he was a king.
Planned economy and nationalism
List two ways that the Mountains consolidated power.
Who does Napoleon overthrow to come to power?
When the mountain leader was executed, what begins?
Large political party, that took control after the national assembly and was divided into two competing groups.
Mountain and Girondists
What were the two groups the Jacobins were split into?
When angry crowds invaded the prisons of Paris, and summarily slaughtered half the men and women found, marking the beginning of the public phase.
Battle of Trafalgar
Napoleon was handily beaten by Lord Nelson and the British.
the man who took power in France after Napoleon's reign was over.
five man executive group in charge of the reorganized Legislative assembly, which was formed under a new constitution written by the National Convention following the Thermidorian Reaction.
Civil Code of 1804
Insured political but not economic equality of men.