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  1. Napoleonic Empire
  2. What were the September Massacres and why did they take place?
  3. What problems did Napoleon's forces encounter on the Iberian Peninsula?
  4. Tennis Court Oath
  5. Battle of Leipzig
  1. a Conquers all of Europe except UK and Russia. Places his family in charge of lands.
  2. b Also known as the Battle of the Nations; in October 1813, the combined armies of the fourth coalition decisively defeated Napoleon and the French army
  3. c Declaration mainly by members of the Third Estate not to disband until they had drafted a constitution for France (June 20, 1789).
  4. d - Had to deal with Spanish Guerrilla Warfare.
    - Portuguese and Spanish rebel, aided by the British.
    - French lose 300,000 people.
  5. e A violent mob that overtook Paris in the September of 1792 and killed half of the prison population of Paris.
    Took place because the attackers suspected the prisoners were counter-nationalists and were plotting against the French republic/revolution.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the period, from mid-1793 to mid-1794, when Robespierre ruled France nearly as a dictator and thousands of political figures and ordinary citizens were executed
  2. • Life returns to "normal"
    • Churches reopen; émigrés return
    • Revolution becomes more moderate after
    death of Robes./end of R. of T.
    • New constitution/govt= the Directory
    (11/1795—11/1799—ends w/Nap's coup)
    • 5 directors (exec) & legislature of property
    owning males
    • Remembered for corruption/inefficiency
  3. King Louis XVI and his families attempt to escape Paris; made it only to Varennes where they were arrested and put on house arrest. End of French Monarchy
  4. French revolutionary leader (born in Switzerland) who was a leader in overthrowing the Girondists and was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday (1743-1793)
  5. • Plebiscite
    • 1802: First Consul?
    • 1804: Emperor?
    "Order, security and

5 True/False questions

  1. Maximilien RobespierreConquers all of Europe except UK and Russia. Places his family in charge of lands.


  2. National ConventionEnglish admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)


  3. National Assembly1789—1791—limited
    Monarchy; end of feudalism, Dec. of Rights;
    Const. of Clergy (swear oath—C.C. loses land)


  4. Battle of TrafalgarOn June 18, 1815, Napoleon met a combined British and Prussian army under the Duke of Wellington and suffered a bloody defeat.


  5. Estates GeneralFrance's traditional national assembly with representatives of the three estates, or classes, in French society: the clergy, nobility, and commoners. The calling of the Estates General in 1789 led to the French Revolution.


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