• The Old Regime
    • Economically Weak
      • Mismanaged government
      • Population growth
  • Revolution
    • Symbolic Acts
      • Estates General
        • National Assembly
    • Planning
      • Tennis Court Oath
    • Role of Forth
      • Storming the Bastille
      • Great Fear
      • Emigres (old regime flees)
  • Rule of Moderates (peaceful, diplomatic changes)
    • Declaration of Rights of Man and of Citizen
      • Popular sovereignty (government follows people’s will)
      • National Assembly
    • Moderates Take Charge
      • Republic
      • Constitutional monarchy
      • Legislative assembly (king enforces law, assembly makes laws)
      • Radicals protest
      • State-ruled Church
        • Many peasants oppose the state takeover
  • Reign of Terror
    • Coup d’etat (change in government)
      • Royal Family Flees
        • Caught & imprisoned
        • Austria tries to help royal families
      • Austria invades France
        • Tries to stop revolution
    • National Convention
      • New constitution
        • No more king
      • Democracy
    • Jacobins (radicals)
      • Jean Paul Marat – death is a necessary part of revolution
      • Joseph Ignace Guillotine – invents guillotine as humane method
      • Georges Danton – public speaker
      • Maximilian Robespierre – reign of terror, pseudo-king
      • King Louis XVI – tries to flee but was caught and executed
    • Committee of Public Safety (executes traitors)
      • Reign of Terror (martial law)
      • Republic of Virtue (kills all non-radicals)
      • Robespierre Loses
        • Robespierre began to threaten the upper class
        • Executed as traitor
        • All evidence removed
    • End of Terror
      • Robespierre is executed by National Assembly
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