The first state of the French Revolution was precipitated by a conflict between the:
nobles and the government
French peasants in the 18th century were subject to all the following except:
Execution without legal redress
His Spirit of the Laws, 1748, served as a basis for the American Constitution separation of powers?
Rousseau can be called an advocate of democracy and an apologist for dictatorship because?
his vague concept of the general will can lead to the despotism of the majority
Elected by a landslide after the failed Revolution of 1848, he founded the second French Empire
Many historians divide the French Revolution into these three distinct stages:
The Moderate, The Radical, The Reactionary stage
Which of the following alienated the most French Catholic clergies and believers?
the civil constitution of the clergy
Who is the man whose ideas and aims dominated the Congress of Vienna and the after whom the age of reaction, from the fall of Napoleon to the revolution of 1848, is named?
Which of the following is NOT considered a positive accomplishment of Napoleon?
His use of nepotism in government
On the eve of the French Revolution, France was the wealthiest, most influential, and the most populous nation in Europe. Its population was approximately
All of the following accurately describe the reign of Louis XIV, EXCEPT...?
He filled his government with bourgeois advisors
Louis XVI's queen, Marie Antoinette...?
was an Austrian who became a focal point for popular disgust with the royal family
Which of the following best describes the state of the peasants in the summer of 1789?
The peasants revolted against local aristocratic authority
The passage of the Civil Constitution of the Clergy in 1790 had all of the following negative effects on the Revolution except
French Catholics were forced to convert to Protestantism