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Unit 9 The French Revolution History
Terms in this set (14)
Why did Louis XVI finally agree to summon the Estates General?
france was on the verge of bakruptcy and riots were spreading
the bourgeoisie belnged to which group?
the third estate
what did the national assembly vow in the tennis court oath?
to behead the king
european rulers denounced the French revolution because....
it took away the power of the church
during the reign of terror, Robespierre tried to...
execute all french nobles
in 1792 King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette were...
returned to the throne
what was the result of Naopleon's invasion of Russia?
defeat of the French
what was the chief goal of the Congress of Vienna?
to create a united Europe
why did the congress of vienna redraw the boundaries of some European countries?
to encircle France with strong countries
French nobles resisted Louis XVI financial reforms because...
they wanted to pay no taxes
the Declaration of the rights of man and citizen stated that
all makle citizens had the right to vote
how did the French respond to threats to the revolution
by becoming more radical
how did the Napoleonic Code reflect Englightenment principles?
it guaranteed the equailty of all citizens before the law
what did the statesmen who attended the Congress of vienna fail to foresee?
the return of Depression