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  1. Estates General set up
    1789
  2. National assembly takes the Tennis Court Oath
    June 17 1789
  3. National Assembly declares itself the only legitimate legislative body
    July 9 1789
  4. 50 000 citizens arm themselves and call themselves the National Guard
    July 12 1789
  5. Storming of the Bastile by the National Guard
    July 14 1789
  6. Lafayette appointed commander of the national guard
    July 15 1789
  7. National Assembly abolishes feudalism
    Aug 5-11 1789
  8. Cahier
    1789
  9. What did the clergy want in the Cahier of 1789?
    • - The right to deal with their own issues/criminals (don't vote on issues that only involve one estate)
    • - No tax without the consent of the entire Estate General
    • - Replace a variety of judicial codes with one judicial code
  10. What did the 3rd estate want from the Cahier of 1789?
    • - No intermediate commission of the Estates General - No lessening the power of the 3rd Estate
    • - Accused people found innocent should be recompensated
    • - No tax should be legal unless accepted by the representatives of the people and sanctioned by the king
  11. What did the 1rst estate (Nobility) want from the Cahier of 1789?
    • - No tax may be established without the consent of the nation
    • - A tax ought to be proportioned to the amount of wealth/property a person has (rich get taxed less)
  12. Abolition of nobility and titles - The end of Aristocracy
    June 19 1789
  13. The National Guard fires on a crowd protesting the restoration of the king
    July 17 1791
  14. Constitutant Assembly disolves and the Legislative assembly starts
    Sept 30 - Oct 1 1791
  15. King vetos the Assembly's ruling on emigrees
    Nov 11 1791
  16. France declares war on Austria and is unsuccessful in invasion
    April 20 1792
  17. Jacobin Insurrection begins
    June 20 1792
  18. The Convention, elected by the legislative assembly begins
    Sept 21 1792
  19. Louis is executed
    Jan 21 1793
  20. Formation of the Commitee of Public Safety
    April 6 1793
  21. "Law of Suspects" is introduced
    Sept 17 1793
  22. Robespierre decreed the new religion of the Supreme being
    May 18 1794
  23. Jacobin Club is suppressed by the convention
    1794
  24. The Directory is established
    Aug 22 1795
  25. The Directorate resiens
    Jun 12 1799

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French Revolution dates
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