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Modern World History Ch.7
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Why were the members of the Third Estate dissatisfied with their way of life under the Old Regime?
Urban workers had a very low pay and would starve if bread prices rose and they were taxed on everything
Why was the fall of the Bastille important to the French people?
it was a great symbolic act of revolution to the french people, it symbolized the strength of the Revolution.
What political reforms resulted from the French Revolution?
Political reforms that resulted from the French revolution included the Declaration of the Rights of Man, and the incorporation of the Church into the state.
What was the Reign of Terror, and how did it end?
the period of the French Revolution when thousands of people were killed for affiliation with nobles.
What reforms did Napoleon introduce?
he created a goverment ruled public school system called the lycees, he created the napolianic code, he created a national banking system
What steps did Napoleon take to create an empire in Europe?
First Napoleon gained public fame through military feats, then dissolved the Directory with a coup, and then became the First Consul, and finally Dictator.
What factors led to Napoleon's defeat in Russia?
There troops were starving, sick from the cold, Russian raiders constantly attacked them, and both the British and Prussian Guerrilla attacks.
Why were the European allies able to defeat Napoleon in 1814 and again in 1815?
European allies were able to defeat Napoleon's armies had been hastily filled with untrained soldiers.
What were Metternich's three goals at the Congress of Vienna?
French would not attack again, balance of power, legitimacy(restoring monarchs to power)
How did the Congress of Vienna ensure peace in Europe?
It created new nations with "subject nationalities" and became nationalistic
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