5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Napoleonic Empire
- What were the September Massacres and why did they take place?
- What problems did Napoleon's forces encounter on the Iberian Peninsula?
- Tennis Court Oath
- Battle of Leipzig
- a Conquers all of Europe except UK and Russia. Places his family in charge of lands.
- 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
- c Declaration mainly by members of the Third Estate not to disband until they had drafted a constitution for France (June 20, 1789).
- d - Had to deal with Spanish Guerrilla Warfare.
- Portuguese and Spanish rebel, aided by the British.
- French lose 300,000 people.
- 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
- 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
- • 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
• Remembered for corruption/inefficiency
- 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
- 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)
- • Plebiscite
• 1802: First Consul?
• 1804: Emperor?
"Order, security and
5 True/False questions
Maximilien Robespierre → Conquers all of Europe except UK and Russia. Places his family in charge of lands.
National Convention → English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)
National Assembly → 1789—1791—limited
Monarchy; end of feudalism, Dec. of Rights;
Const. of Clergy (swear oath—C.C. loses land)
Battle of Trafalgar → On June 18, 1815, Napoleon met a combined British and Prussian army under the Duke of Wellington and suffered a bloody defeat.
Estates General → France'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.