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Chapter 7 exam

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First Estate
Clergy-1%
Second Estate
Rich nobles-2%
Third Estate
97% of the people, 80%peasants, BOURGEOISIE
Louis XVI
Weak, timid, young, inexperienced, was unable to correct France's problems
Tennis Court Oath
3rd estate mtg. to write a new constitution
July 14th
Symbolic act of the French Revolution and the French holiday
Declaration of the Rights of Man
Document that stated men are born free and equal; Dissolved the estate system
Maximilian Robespierre
Lender of Committee of Public safety, executed anyone that disagreed with the revolution
Coup d' etat
overthrow of the government with the use of the military
Napoleonic Code
System of laws in France that promoted order and authority over individual rights
Battle of Trafalgar
Britain fought France for control of Europe
Waterloo
The site where the French fought the Brits, and the Prussians
Hundred Days
Period of time that Napoleon tries to regain political control of France
Napoleon
..., french leader who became a national hero and dictator after the revolution