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2 Tennis Oath The Tennis Court Oath was a result of the growing discontent of the Third Estate in France in the face of King Louis XVI's desire to hold onto the country's history of absolute government.

3 Great Fear This fear reached total panic at the end of June and the peasantry all over the nation began to set fire to aristocratic houses monasteries and public records houses. These two months of panic in the countryside

4 End of the reign terror No one was safe from Robespierre. The National Convention on turns on Robespierre and he was sentence to death. A new government was formed

5 Napoleonic code Napoleon controlled prices, encouraged new industry and built roads and canals. The Napoleonic code embodied enlighten principles, undid some reforms of the French revelation women, males in households regained complete authority over individual rights.

6 Start of Reign Of Terror After the death of Louis XVl in ,400 people was executed Across France 30,000 people lost there lives. They was killed cause he was a dictator an if they disobey his rules then they was killed.

7 Napoleon Down Fall Alliances formed against the French and defeated napoleon at the Battle of the Nations. The next year napoleon abdicated and was exile he escaped and went to France because the people were afraid of the Louis rein. Napoleon tried to take Russia when he got there he was in for a surprise Russia destroyed a whole city so that they could not have any shelter or food during the battle and napoleon was once again defeated, abdicated and exiled.

8 Napoleon building a empire Napoleon valued rapid movements and made effective use of larges armies. Created a vast French empire which included France Netherlands, Belgium and parts of Italy and Germany. Controlled much of Europe through forceful diplomacy. Napoleon controlled prices, encouraged new industry and built roads and canals. The Napoleonic code

9 Napoleon legacy He was beyond doubt one of the greatest military leaders in history and dominated his times so completely that European history between 1800 and 1815 is commonly described as the Napoleonic era. But his legacy is mixed. Napoleon promoted the growth of the modern state through his administrative and legal reforms, and his changes in the map of Europe stimulated movements for national unification. However, his use of such ruthless police chiefs as Joseph fouche to suppress all opposition, if relatively mild by 20th- century standards, set an ominous precedent.

10 Rise of napoleon Napoleon was a victorious solider who drove out enemy forces, he made a name for himself by wining in wars. He moved higher and higher on the chain till he became a political leader and overthrew the weak directory and set up a three-man governing board. Later on he gained enough power to deem himself emperor of France.


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