Flashcards in French Revolution Dates Deck (54):
When did Louis XVI become king?
When was Turgot made controller general?
When were the six edicts? What were they?
1776 - aimed to abolish privilege
4 suppressed dues and offices
The 5th aimed to suppress guilds
The 6th abolished the corvee
When were the six edicts forced through by lit de justice?
When did Turgot resign?
When was Necker appointed?
When did Necker release the budget statement 'Compte Rendu au Roi'?
When was the Champs de Mars massacre?
17th July 1793
When was the flight to Varennes?
20/21st June 1791
When was the revolt in the Vendee?
11th March 1793
When was the day of tiles?
7th June 1788
When was France declared bankrupt?
When was the assembly of Notables dissolved?
When did Prussia declare war on France?
When was Louis XVI executed?
21st January 1793
When was Church land nationalised?
When was the Civil constitution of the clergy approved?
When was Napoleon declared emperor by the senate?
When was the concordat?
When was Napoleon first abdicated?
When did he hundred days begin?
When was the Coup d'etat of floreal?
When was Calonne made controller general?
When did Necker resign?
When was the assembly of Notables?
When did Brienne try to enforce tax proposals through lit de justice?
When did the Paris parlements petition Louis for an estates general?
When were the Paris parlements banished to Troyes?
When was the first royal session held? what did it result in?
Duc d’Orleans was exiled by lettres de cachet as well as two other members
Laws approving more loans passed via lit de justice
Louis promised to call and estates general by 1792
When were the may edicts? what were they?
New plenary court of nobles, officers and magistrates appointed by King for registration of law, with right to remonstrate
Parlements legal work transferred to lower courts
Reduce the number of judges in the parlements
Forced through by lit de justice
When was the revolt of the notables?
When did Brienne suspend all payments from the royal treasury?
When was Necker recalled? What did he do?
25 August 1788
- rescinded the may edicts
- attempted temporary loans
When did the Third estate draw up their Cahiers de doleances?
When did the Paris parlements declare that the estates general should have the same voting procedures?
When did Louis and Necker agree for the third estate to have double representation?
When was the first session of the estates general held?
5th May 1789
When did the Third estate declare itself the National Assembly? How many votes?
17th June 1789
491 votes to 90
When did the Clergy join the National assembly?
19th June 1789
When was the Tennis court oath?
20th June 1789
When did Louis XVI recognise the National assembly?
27th June 1789
When was the second Royal session held? What did it decide?
23rd June 1789
Accepted a fairer land tax based on the value of the land
Refused to use the name ‘National Assembly’ and insisted that the estates met separately
At the end of the session members refused to leave as an act of defiance
When was Necker dismissed for a second time?
11th July 1789
When was the first breakdown of order in Paris? what happened?
12th-13th July 1789
Parisian electors met at the Hotel de Ville and set up a commune to take control of the city
National guard of volunteers were established to protect and police
Royal troops failed to take control of mobs seizing weapons
When was the storming of Bastille?
14th July 1789
When was the great fear?
17th July- 3rd August 1789
When were feudal right abolished?
4th August 1789
When was the declaration of rights of man and citizen?
26th August 1789
When was the oath to the civil constitution of the clergy?
When was the consulate established and the consuls swore allegiance to the republic?
19th Brumaire (1799)
When was Napoleon nearly assassinated?
When was the first plebiscite held under Napoleon? What did it achieve?
7th Feb 1800
Voted for the constitution 3011007 to 1562
Constitution already illegally in operation so only for show
Eligible voters only accounted for 20% of votes recorded
When was the second plebiscite held? What did it achieve?
4th August 1802
Gave Napoleon the right to name his successor
Purged the tribunal
Named a new constitution