The French Revolution

On June 17th 1789, the Third Estate declares itself National Assembly. Under pressure from the king to put an end to the demands of reforms, the deputies from the Third Estate’s, the Clergy and the Nobility swear the Tennis Court Oath (20 June 1789) to provide France with a constitution. The Assembly abolishes feudalism and adopts the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. Forced to accept the Constitution, the king leaves Versailles on October 6th 1789. In 1793, Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette are beheaded.