The French Revolution

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The French Revolution by Mind Map: The French Revolution

1. Outcome

1.1. Abolition of the French monarchy

1.2. Social change

1.3. Napoleon Bonaparte

1.4. Armed conflicts

2. Overview

2.1. When: 1789–1799

2.2. Motto

2.3. Who

2.3.1. Marie Antoinette

2.3.2. Louis XVI

2.3.3. Robespierre

2.4. What

2.4.1. Monarchy

2.4.1.1. Democracy

3. Important terms

3.1. aristocracy

3.1.1. a government in which power is vested in a minority; governing body or upper class

3.2. despotism

3.2.1. a system of government in which the ruler has unlimited power

3.3. sans-coulettes

3.3.1. an extreme radical republican in France at the time of the Revolution

3.4. guillotine

3.4.1. device designed for carrying out executions by beheading

4. Process

4.1. Financial crisis and starvation

4.2. Enlightenment

4.3. The Third Estate

4.3.1. National Assembly

4.3.2. Tennis Court Oaths

4.3.3. Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen

4.4. The Jacobins

4.4.1. Reign of Terror

4.5. Robespierre

4.5.1. “Louis must die, that the country can live.”