Important Events

Of The french Revolution

Louis XVI Attempts to Escape

Because of the Nation Assembly reconstructing the relationships between state and church, Louis became worried of his fate as a monarch. Louis received many warning from others that he and his family was in danger, and also because of many supporters fleeing the country already ,the royal family tried to escape. In June of 1791, the royal family attempted to leave from France to the Australian Netherlands. But their attempt backfired once they reached the borders and were escorted back by the guard.

Limited Monarchy

France at War

In the summer of 1792, persian forces were advancing on Paris. Paris was threatened to be destroyed if they harmed the Royal Family, this greatly angered the Parisians. Because of this on August 10th, 20,000 men and women envied the royal families home and held them imprison. Through all of the fighting the Legislative Assembly set aside the Constitution in 1791. Even though all of the important parts the women played the still were not given the right to vote.

The Reign of Terror

The Jacobins had many enemies through France not just foreign armies.Trying to control the outrage through the people and Priests became a issue. Maximilien became the leader of Committee of Public Safety, and he changed the calendar and made the weeks contain no Sundays so all the churches were shut down throughout France. He started to use terror to keep citizens ideal to the French Revolution and by using terror he would kill people by the guillotine, this became known as the Reign of Terror.

The End of Terror

July 1794, members of the National Convention turned on Robespierre and demand his arrest and execution. The Reign of Terror ended on July 28th, 1794 when Robespierre was executed. People of all of the classes had grown weary of the terror. They were also tired of the high prices on all of the things they needed for their daily life. But in 1795 the Nation Convention drafted a new plan of government, the third one since 1789. This placed the power in the hands of strictly the upper class.