2 Stage One 1789 –1791 (National Assembly) Moderate changes to French govt/society.King will share power with Nat. Assembly.Limits on power of ChurchNobles lose special privileges.Other kings in Europe offer to help Louis XVI regain full power.Nat. Assembly prepares for war.1791 – Radicals outnumber moderates in govt.
3 Stage Two 1792-1794 (National Convention) Radicals (Jacobins) run the govt.Monarchy abolished/Republic created.Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette executed for treason.Committee for Public Safety created to eliminate enemies of the new govt. (Maximilien Robespierre).Reign of Terror (July 1793 – July 1794) 40,000 citizens die/Many are executed by the committee.July 27, 1794 – Robespierre arrested and executed.
5 Stage Three 1795-1801 (The Directory) Moderates regain control.5-man Directory created to share power with National AssemblyLed by the bourgeoisieCorruption, war, economic problems, and returning nobles seeking power lead to too many problems for govt.
6 Did the revolution succeed in making POSITIVE changes for France? NO!!!!!!