The French Revolution took place throughout France. Battles were fought in different parts of the country including the Bastille in Paris. The revolution began in May 1789 with demands for change within the country. It ended with the deposition of the French Directory on Nov. 9, 1799.
The French Revolution ended with several changes including the abolition of the French monarchy. A democratic and secular republic was established, and social change based on liberalism began to take place.
The French Revolution also saw the beginning of Napoleon Bonaparte's rise to power. However, armed conflicts with other nations in Europe also began as a result of the French Revolution.