July 16: Conflict within the Directory between Barthélemy and Carnot the monarchists, and the three pro-republican directors, Barras, La Révellière-Lépeaux, and Rewbell.
July 20: Barras produces evidence that General Pichegru was in secret contact with Louis XVIII and the monarchists. Carnot joins sides with the three republican directors.
July 27: Bonaparte sends General Augereau to Paris as military commander of the city to support a coup d’étatA coup d’état is a illegal way of removing a government and its powers by a political group, the military, or a dictator. against the royalists.