delegating specified powers to the national government and reserving all other powers for the state governments
government based upon the consent of the governed
political and social order in France before the French Revolution
French system of forced labor
lists of grievances
French Revolutionary paper money backed by Roman Catholic land that was confiscated
"without breeches"; Paris workers who supported the Revolution
a temporary alliance of nations
coup d etat
a sudden and illegal seizure of power by force
attempt by Napoleon to blockade British trade by closing Europe's ports to British ships
"little wars"; small bands of troops that attack a superior force
burning everything that might be of value to the enemy
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