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DRJFRAOS1 2012-3

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cachet
Letter which could imprison: lettre de ________
despot
Term for unjust ruler
Fundamental
_________ Laws supposedly bound king
Controller-General
Title of treasurer
intendants
Administrators in old regime provinces
ancien
Old regime - ____________ regime
taille
Main direct tax of OR France
poll
Capitation was a ____ tax
vingtieme
Five per cent tax
gabelle
Indirect tax on salt
Aides
Indirect taxes on food and drink
war
Main drain on old regime economy
tax
Farmers-General were concerned with _____
assemblies
Pays d'etats had provincial _______
Parlements
13 highest courts in old regime
robe
Nobles in administration: nobles of the_____
third
Parlement of Paris covered one-_________ of France
remonstrances
Criticisms the Parlements made of royal legislation
registered
All laws had to be ________ by the Parlements
1774
Year in which Louis XVI became king
Habsburgs
Austrian royal family
1763
Seven Years War ended in ____
deficit
Marie Antoinette: Madame _________
brother
Comte de Provence: Louis' ____________
philosophes
Writers of the Enlightenment
Encyclopaedia
Great collaborative written work of Enlightenment
reason
Quality emphasised by the Enlightenment
church
'Ecrasez l'infame' referred to the_______
Montesquieu
Author of Spirit of the Laws (1748)
clergy
First Estate
orders
Alternative name for estates
curé
French term for parish priest
tithe
Church tax
second
Nobles were the _________ Estate
Versailles
Location of royal court
Sieyes
Author of 'What is the Third Estate?'
corvée
Compulsory unpaid labour on roads
seigneur
Feudal lord
banalites
Feudal lords' monopolies
Ordinance
1781 - Segur____________
anobli
The recently ennobled
venal
Purchased offices: __________ offices
bourgeoisie
French for the middle class
serfs
Lowest peasants
guilds
Associations of skilled workers
Calonne
He warned of bankruptcy in Aug 1786
menu
Common people: ________ people
Succession
War of 1740-8: Austrian__________
1778
Year France entered War of Independence
Necker
Director-General of Finance from 1777-81
rendu
Statement of finances of 1781: Compte _______
Fleury
Calonne's predecessor: Joly de ______
land
Calonne's solution: a ______ tax
Notables
It met in Feb 1787: Assembly of ______
1614
Last meeting of Estates-General before 1789
Brienne
New Controller-General 1787
Parlement
Which organisation blocked Brienne's reforms?
Lamoignon
Minister who attacked parlements in 1788
Edicts
May _____ of 1788 attacked parlements
aristocratic
Rennes and Grenoble: sites of '_________ revolt'
August
Bankruptcy was declared in ________ 1788
Necker
Finance minister when Estates-General met
head
Estates-General voting: by order or by______?
Thirty
The Society of ________ agitated for voting by head
cahiers
Lists of grievances: __________ de doleances
harvest
1788 the countryside suffered a bad ________
third
About one-_________ of nobles in EG were liberal
8
Percentage of population who were bourgeois in 1789
May
Estates-General met on 5 ______ 1789
National
17 June 1789 creation of the __________ Assembly
June
Tennis Court Oath: 20 _______
constitution
Tennis Court Oath participants promised a_______
Bailly
He administered Tennis Court Oath
Session
23 June 1789 meeting: Royal _______
Auch
Sole abstainer from Tennis Court Oath: Martin d'_______
27
Louis ordered privileged orders to join 3rd: ___ June 1789
Reveillon
April 1789 riots over bread and wages: _______ riots
Palais
Centre of agitation in Paris in July: _______ Royal
Orleans
Highest ranking revolutionary in 1789: Duc d'_______
Necker
He was dismissed on 11 July 1789
Invalides
Source of weapons on 14 July 1789
Launay
Governor of the Bastille: Marquis de_______
Commune
Organisation created to run Paris from July
Lafayette
First commander of the National Guard
Constituent
From 9 July 1789 new title of Assembly
Paris
Red and blue were colours of ______
municipal
Revolution in towns is known as __________ revolution
terriers
Lists of feudal obligations
chateaux
Mansions destroyed in Great Fear
brigands
They were feared in Great Fear
Noailles
August Decrees were initiated by Vicomte de ______
4
The August Decrees were initiated on ____ August
seigneurs
Feudal lords were known as ____________
compensation
Under August Decrees, feudal lords would receive ________
Bourbons
French royal family
Lafayette
French hero of the American war
Rousseau
Philosophe who emphasised 'general will'
Voltaire
Philosophe who emphasised tolerance