The beginning of the French Revolution marked France's transition to a constitutional monarchy; explore key events between 1789 and 1791 in this history lesson.
Between 1792 and 1794, the Reign of Terror caused at least 30,000 French citizen deaths during the French Revolution, and resulted in a new political system.
Lead by Napoleon Bonaparte as a general and later in an elected role, this period in the French Revolution declared liberty for the nation and its people.
France secured its sphere of influence during the War of the First Coalition by prevailing over allied European forces; find out how in this history lesson.
In this history lesson, learn why and how the French Campaign of Egypt occurred, including Napoleon Bonaparte's motivation to become ruler of France.
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