What did the King do when the Fre Rev becomes violent?
publicly & reluctantly gives in--> privately tries to undermine Rev
What was the Declaration of the Rights of Man? Why did Louis XVI sign it?
doc abolished class system, all men are equal, sovereignty belongs to ppl
b/c large mob gathered outside home
What did the Rights of Man & the Constitution of France include?
-libery, freedom, equality
-public office & full participation in gov for all men
-fair trial for all
-gov--> 3 branches
What did the Civil Constitution of Clergy issue?
-gov took control of church land & sold to pay off debts
-ppl in parishes & diocese=elect clergy
gov pay salaries of priests & bishops
-Catholic Church=national church of France--> independent of Pope b/c condemns revolution