French Revolution Political Spectrum

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King Louis XVI
King of France at the beginning of the French Revolution. He called the Estates General to address France's financial problems.
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
Issued by the National Assembly in August 1789, it declared that men had the right to liberty, property, and security.
Maximilien Robespierre
Jacobin who led the Committee of Public Safety as it instituted the Reign of Terror.
Congress of Vienna
Representatives of Europe's powers met to settle issues arising from the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars.
Tennis Court Oath
The Third Estate, calling itself the National Assembly, vowed "not to separate, and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established".
Sans-culottes
Common people of the lower-classes of France.
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