102-5 - The French Revolution(1)

102-5 - The French Revolution(1) - -August 1792 revolt...

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The French Revolution Threats to the Old Regime: 1) Enlightenment; 2) lower-class unrest; 3) financial crisis Events: - May 1789 – Estates General meet (1st = clergy; 2nd = nobility; 3rd = ‘The People’) - 17 June 1789 – 3rd Estate form National Assembly - 20 June 1789 – Tennis Court oath - 14 July 1789 – storming of the Bastille - August 1789 – Declaration of the Rights of Man - July 1790 – Civil Constitution of the Clergy - Constitution of 1791 – Constitutional Monarchy, Legislative Assembly - April 1792 – war begins
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Unformatted text preview: -August 1792 revolt Paris Mob force election of new National Convention (Sep. 1792)-Split between Girondins (moderates) and Jacobins (radicals)-September 1792 monarchy abolished; Jan. 1793 former King Louis XVI executed -May 1793 Girondins ousted by Paris Mob -1793-4 - Committee of Public Safety Robespierre Cult of Reason Republic of Virtue -The Terror -July 1794 Robespierre overthrown; Directory established (comparatively conservative)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course HIST 102 taught by Professor Osokina during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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