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Why did King Louis XVI call a meeting of the Estates General to be held in spring 1789?
To get approval for new taxes on the Third Estate.
Which of the following revolutionary leaders came to oppose the violent excesses of the Revolution?
Why was the Revolutionary Tribunal created?
To eliminate people who threatened the Revolution from within.
Which of the following legislative bodies ended the monarchy and proclaimed France a republic?
Correct sequence of legislative bodies that governed France during the Revolution, from first to last?
National Assembly, Legislative Assembly, National Convention, Directory.
Many peasants came to oppose the Revolution because..
they oppoed the Revolution's anticlerical moves & the draft.
Why did Napolean sell the Louisiana territory to the US?
His failure to take back Saint Domingue led him to abandon his dream of empire in the Americas.
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