French Revolution (1789-1799)

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French Revolution (1789-1799) by Mind Map: French Revolution (1789-1799)

1. The Assassination of Marat

1.1. led to to him becoming a martyr of the revolution

1.2. when the Church fell from power he replaced Jesus as a saint figure

1.3. was killed by Charlotte Corday in July, 1793

2. King Louis is Guillotined

2.1. is the moment when France becomes truly free of the monarchy

2.2. happened on January 21, 1793

3. The Reign of Terror

3.1. the Jacobin party dominated French politics

3.1.1. Sub Idea 1

3.1.2. Sub Idea 2

3.2. Anyone and everyone could be accused of treason by the Committee's Revolutionary Tribunal

3.3. Around 15,000 people died on the guillotine

3.4. innovative thinkers were silenced by the 'National Razor'

3.5. This regime of horror was brought to an end by the Gioardists seizing control of the government and executed Ropespeare himself, the man who had been at the forefront of France's new corporal punishment

4. Tennis Court Oath- June 18, 1789

4.1. The Third Estate was locked out of the Estates General

4.2. They decided to to meet at the tennis courts instead, and were determined to not stop meeting until they were granted a constitution.

5. Storming of the Bastille- July 14, 1789

5.1. The people of Paris revolted and stormed the Bastille, the city's prison and gunpowder stores, a symbol of oppression and tyranny

6. The royal family is moved from Versailles

6.1. The Parisian Commune feared that Louis would have foreign troops invade to take down the revolution, as Marie Antoinette was Austrian

6.2. On October 5, 1789 a group of women attacked Verailles

6.3. The royal family and National Assembly was forced to relocate to Paris

6.4. The royal family spent the next several years living in the Tuileries Palace as virtual prisoners

7. The Rights of Men

7.1. Freedom of religion

7.2. Freedom of speech

7.3. Freedom of the press

7.4. Guaranteed property rights

7.5. Liberty, equality, fraternity

7.6. Right of the people to create laws

7.7. Right to a fair trial

8. End of Special Privilages

8.1. Church lands were seized, divided and sold to peasents

8.1.1. Disbanded the Churches power in the country and made France a nation without a national religion, unheard of and unspeakable in the 18th century.

8.2. Made the church swear allegiance to France instead of the Pope, and the people were now to elect clergy members

9. Marie Antoinette Executed

9.1. Guillotined in October of 1793

9.2. Left behind her son and daughter,

9.2.1. her daughter was aloud to leave the country, due to Salic Law

9.2.2. Her son was treated cruelly for the rest of his life and eventually died in prison.

10. The Calling of the Estates General and the formation of the National Assembly

10.1. An Estates general was called, a meeting of all three estates, but the third estate wanted change.

10.1.1. The Third requested a vote by head method so that their voices would be heard, they were denied this and so they formed and renamed themselves the National Assembly along with some of the other Estates This was the first grab for changes that would soon escalate to full revolution.