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FRENCH REVOLUTION TEST STUDY GUIDE
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Why did the French dislike Marie Antionette
- she said "let them eat cake"
- she spent much of the gov money for personal use
What did Napoleon offer to sell to the US in 1803?
On July 3, 1705, this man was named commander of the constitutional army
War between Spain and France in early 1800s was known as the...
Where did the British ship Napoleon after his last bid for power? (hint: where he died)
Who did the French fight in the battle of Waterloo?
British and Prussian
This gave the country a uniform set of laws and elimiminated many injustices
In 1799, Napoleon took the title of ___________ and assumed power of a dictator.
Napoleon is know for setting up these government run public schools
What were the terms of the concurdact, the agreement between Napoleon and the Pope?
- recognized influence of the church
- rejected church in national affairs
- gave Napoleon support of church
Nobles and others who fled France and hoped to undo the revolution and restore the monarchy were known as
3 rights listed in the Declaration of Rights of Man and the Citizen
- freedom of speech
- reasonable/equal punishment
- property rights
Many people involved with the governmental changes in 1792 were members of a radical political organization known as
3 ways Robespierre tried to create a "republic of virtue"
- shut down all churches in France
- changed the calendar
- governed France as a dictator (reign of terror)
- guillotined many "enemies"
Describe the three estates
What event occured on July 14, 1789 that ended up with dead guards heads on pikes?
The storming of Bastille
3 reasons French people didn't like Louis XVI
- wasted gov money
- paid little attention to gov advisors
What was the wave of panic that caused peasants to riot?
The Great Fear
What was the Tennis Court Oath?
Oath National Assembly sworn to promising they would not leave the tennis court until a new constitution was written
The amendments to the constitution of the US that protect peoples rights are known as
The Bill of Rights
3 complaints the American colonists had against the British
- "taxation without representation"
- unfair trade
- Quartering Act
Which enlightenment thinker greatly influenced the Declaration of Independence?
2 factors that allowed the US colonists to defeat the British
- costed a lot of money for Britain to send troops
- colonists knew the territory better
Which law was imposed on US colonists by Britain to help pay for Britain's war debts?
According to John Locke, what rights are people born with?
life, liberty, and property
Who said this famous quote? "I do not agree with a word you say but will defend to the death your right to say it"
Many French and Americans were inspired by this philoshophe who believes that a govs power comes from the consent of the people
This philosophe was the most influential in the French Revolution, he (said something about social contract)
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