Presentation on theme: "French Revolution -The Moderate Stage (1789-1792) -The Radical Stage (1793-1794) The Reign of terror -The Directory (1795-1799) -The Age of Napoleon (1800-1815)"— Presentation transcript:
French Revolution -The Moderate Stage (1789-1792) -The Radical Stage (1793-1794) The Reign of terror -The Directory (1795-1799) -The Age of Napoleon (1800-1815)
1789- The Beginning King needs more money(only poor are getting taxed). Rich people don’t want to get taxed. King calls the Estates General and tells them to work it out.
The Moderate Stage -Formation of The National Assembly (1789) -Tennis Court Oath (1789) -Fall of The Bastille (1789) -Declaration of the Rights of Man (1789) -Women March on Versailles (1789) -Civil Constitution of The Clergy (1790) -Constitution of 1791 -Invention of The Guillotine (1791)
The Radical Stage The Reign of Terror - France declares war on Austria (1792) -Execution of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette (1793) -Constitution of 1793 -Robespierre Comes to Power Under the Committee of Public Safety (1793) -Thermidorian Reaction and Fall of Robespierre (1794) The Thermidorian Reaction was a revolt within the French Revolution against the leadership of the Jacobin Club over the Committee of Public Safety. It was triggered by a vote of the National Convention to execute Maximilien Robespierre, Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, and several other leading members of the revolutionary government. This ended the most radical phase of the French Revolution.
The Directory - The Directory (1795-1799) Members of the National Convention feared for their own lives and turned on Robespierre-beheading him and ending the Reign of Terror. Created a new constitution which had a legislative branch and a five member consul as the executive branch-known as the Directory Despite corruption it gave France a period of order.
Napoleon -Napoleon Overthrows Directory and Becomes First Consul of The Consulate (1799) - The Age of Napoleon (1800-1815) -Napoleonic Code Created -Concordat (1801)-Catholic Church as majority in France. -Napoleon Becomes Emperor and Revolution Ends (1804) This Guy! NOT This Guy!
Your Assignment: Write and illustrate a children’s book on the French Revolution. It should include a simple sentence or two(at most) on each page to describe events that occurred. Must include a colorful picture on each page. Include the events you feel are most important in the French Revolution. Finished book is worth 40 points. 20-Content 15-Creativity 5-Finished Product