Crisis stage is full of the key events during the revolution. Following everything that lead up to the Crisis Stage the next major events that occurred were all protest/riot based. Many people yelling, chanting, and holding signs trying to change there government. The police would start to use water cannons and tear gas against the crowds. January 38, 2011 the protests in Egypt intensify. Mubārak appears on the television and announces the dismissal of his government. He appoints a vice president. Then February 1, 2011 Mubārak announces that he will not stand for reelection at the end of his term in September. This is the end of the Crisis Stage.