Paterfamilias money

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THE COUNTDOWN

Louis XVI ran out of money and his adviser suggested collecting more taxes but from all the estates. The nobles did not accept it.

There was a big food crisis. The price of bread increased a lot.

As a consequence Louis XVI decided to call a Estate General with all estates (but still 1 estate 1 bote).

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-JUNE 1789

  • The Third Estate decide to get apart and there was a revolutionary assembly formed by the representative of the Third Estate in the tennis court. They formed the National Assembly. They asked it for a new constitution.

-JULY 1789

 the Third Estate were so unhappy with the clergy and nobility

 the Third Estate decide to burn the Bastille

 it was the beginning of the revolution

-AUGOST 1789

 Declaration of the rights of man and of the citizen was writing. The Ancien Regime disappeared.

-OCTOBER 1789

The women organized a march on Versailles angry with the high prices of the bread

-SECTEMBER 1791

Louis XVI was forced to sign the Constitution. The constitutional monarchy was created. The King was arrested in the palace because they try to escape from Paris.

-1792 THE FIRST REPUBLIC

Characterized by the fall of the monarchy.

The establishment of the National Convention and the reign of terror by Jacobins they were a radical group that ruled France. 

Louis XVI was guillotined on January 21st 1793.

-1795-1799 Anew government called directory. It was quite a weak one.

-1793-1795

The Wars of convention: different wars in Europe (absolutist/liberalist/nationalists).

.Napoleon got the power by a coup d’état and the Directory fell down.

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