Who formed the 3rd Assembly?
the 3rd Estate
What is the Napoleonic Code
Uniform system of laws set up by Napoleon; took away rights of women, restricted freedom of speech and press
How long did Napoleon's Empire last?
What was the Congress of Vienna?
Set up polices to improve Europes security and stability, returned the Monarchs to power - King Louis XVIII
What was the impact of the Congress of Vienna?
Nationalism grew, new nations formed
What was the impact of the French Revolution on Europe?
Ideas about power and athority changed permanently.
What did the National Assembly do?
Announced the end of feudalism and serfdom in France. It also issued the declaration of the Rights of Man.
What is the Declaration of the Rights of Man?
Did not apply to women. Reflected the Enlightenment ideas & the Declaration of Independence.
What is the third estate?
Split into 3 groups: Bourgeoisie (Merchants and artisans), Workers, Peasants
What is the Tennis Court Oath?
The third estate was locked out of the National Assembly, so they went to the tennis courts and refused to leave until a constitution was drafted.
What was Bastille Day
People stormed the Bastille in Paris, got weapons and freed political prisoner.
What 3 factors that led to the revolution?
Weak leader, economy failing, Enlightenment spread ideas that everyone is equal
Why did the National Assembly form?
They were arguing over how to count votes.
What was the Great Fear?
A wave of panic; When the peasants broke into and burned nobles houses, women were angry about high bread prices
What is the Old Regime?
System of feudalism - people not treated eaqually in France.
What did the first Estate consist of?
Roman Catholic Clergy