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the social and political system in France were the people were divided into three social classes or estates
a French congress established by representatives of the Third Estate on June 17, 1789, to enact laws and reforms in the name of the French people
The panic and insecurity that struck French peasants in the summer of 1789 and led to their widespread destruction of manor houses and archives.
Declaration of the Rights of Man
Statement of fundamental political rights adopted by the French National Assembly at the beginning of the French Revolution.
A French congress with the power to create laws and approve declarations of war, established by the constitution of 1791.
were peer people from paris and big cities. were very violent., A reference to Parisian workers who wore loose-fitting trousers rather than the tight-fitting breeches worn by aristocratic men.
Committee of Public Safety
The leaders under Robespierre who organized the defenses of France, conducted foreign policy, and centralized authority during the period 1792-1795.
Reign of terror
the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
a direct vote of all the people of a country or district on an important matter; a referendum
Battle of Trafalgar
an 1805 naval battle in which Napoleon's forces were defeated by a British fleet under the command of Horatio Nelson.
Raised army and fought Battle of Leipzig
fought against fourth coalition(britain,russia,prussia,and sweden) gave up throne and was exiled to ELBA
The brief period during 1815 when Napoleon made his last bid for power, deposing the French King and again becoming Emperor of France
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.
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