Olympia de Gouges
executed for demanding equal rights for French women
French middle class
tactic by Napoleon to close European ports to Britich goods
popular vote by ballot
war tactic of hit and rtun raids
group of laws that reflected Enlightenment principles
Marquis de Lafayette
head of the French National Guard, he fought alongside Washington
main leader of the Reign of Terror
old order in which France was divided into three social classes
method for carrying out executions during the Reign of Terror
Paris prison for political prisoners
legislative body of France consisting of the three estates of French society
those nobles, clergy, and others who fled revolutionary France
working class men and women
Radical political club who supported the republic
French general who rose to become Emperor
Reign of Terror
Period in 1793-94 in which many enemies of the Republic were executed
tactic of burning shelter, crops, and anything useful to the enemy when an army retreats
to step down from power
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