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18b French Revolution

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Continental System
Napoleon's plan to weaken the British economy
Bastille
storming of this began the French Revolution
sans-culottes
members of the Paris Commune
Directory
government overthrown by Napoleon's coup d'état
Republic of Virtue
democratic nation composed of good citizens, which the Committee of Public Safety tried to establish
St. Helena
island to which Napoleon was exiled after his final defeat
guillotine
used by the revolutionaries to execute opponents
Marie Antoinette
wife of King Louis XVI
Germaine de Staël
prominent critic of Napoleon's rule
Civil Constitution of the Clergy
mandated that clergy were to be elected by the people