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24 March 1794- this man and his followers are executed
5 May 1789
26 August 1789
Published 'What is the Tird Estate?'
5 April 1794- these two men executed
4 December 1793
10 March 1793
20 April 1792
Liberal nobleman who led French forces in the American Wars, organised the National Guard, a Feuillant
Small group of deputies from the Gironde, notably Brissot
20 September 1792
29 September 1793- this is imposed
1614
2 November 1789
27-28 July 1794
February 1781
23 June 1789
27 July 1793- this man joins CPS
2 September 1792
King of France
Queen of France
Group led by Danton and Desmoulins who desired the relaxation of the Terror
Woman who murdered Marat
20 June 1791
20 August 1792
4 August 1789
2-6 September 1792
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Term for people who fled France during the Revolution, mainly aristocrats
21 January 1793
28 July 1794
17 July 1791
24 June 1793
The American War of Independence Dates
Controller General 1787-88, on of the Notables, declared bankruptcy, agreed with Louis to summon Estates General
The Seven Years War Dates
27 August 1791
6 November 1792
19 November 1792
Unpaid labour service to maintain roads
Term for list of grievances and suggestions for reform drawn up by representatives of each estate and presented before the Estates General
12 July 1790
14 July 1789
Jacobin, leader of CPS, instigator of Terror
11 March 1793
Four Main Long-Term Causes
Robespierre's alternative civic religion to teh Catholic faith
13 July 1793
14 September 1791- Louis accepts new ......
1 February 1793
13 June 1792
23 August 1793- this decree is issued
10 August 1792
20 June 1789
Three Main Short-Term Causes
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October 5-6 1789
Leader of Cordeliers Club, member of CPS, sent to guillotine by Robespierre
16 October 1793
20 August 1786- Controller General at the time tells Louis that the country is on the verge of .......
10 Jan 1789
6 April 1793
Name of Pre-Revolution French Monarchy
Term for poor labourers and radical Jacobins
Constitutional monarchists who split from the Jacobin Club following the Flight to Varennes
10% tax paid to the Church
Director General 1776-81 and 1788-89, Protestant, funded war effort through loans, Compte Rendu
16 August 1788
5 October 1789
9 November 1791- Decree against .......
Controller General 1783-87, forced to reform the tax system, assembled an Assembly of Notables, idiotic move
Girondin, member of the Legislative Assembly and National Convention
1 October 1791
Controller General 1781-83, brief spell, Necker's successor, felt obliged to increase taxation
22 September 1792
Term for bonds backed up by the sale of Church land that circulated as a form of paper currency
17 September 1793
Controller General 1774-76, one of the first to pick up on financial exhaustion of France
2 June 1793
Author of L'ami du Peuple
17 June 1789

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