Terms in this set (73)
3 factors that contributed to France's pre-revolution debt?
seven years war, cost of maintaining army, upkeep at versailles
3 groups that were part of the government at any point during the French Revolution?
National Convention, The Legislative Assembly, The directory
what type of government did the constitution of 1791 create?
what did the tennis court oath establish?
that the national assembly wouldn't dissolve until they had created a constitution
which Parisian landmark was raided by revolutionaries in pursuit of arms?
which period was known as Great Fear?
The summer of 1789, when peasants around the French countryside revolted against their feudal landlords, and feared the King would disband the National Assembly
what did the second estate comprise?
wehn was the tennis court oath?
july 20, 1789
main reason several thousand women marched on versailles in Oct. 1789?
bread shortages in Paris
France celebrates July 14 because it is an anniversary of
the storming of Bastille
Marie-Antoinette married to
grouped under 3rd estate:
merchants, traders, peasants
document effectively nationalized in the French Church
Civil constituion of the clergy
document that creates a republic:
constitution of 1791/1792
All men; free & equal
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and...
During Louis XVI, the French aristocracy were or were not taxed?
Where did Louis XVI try to escape when captured?
How many years did Napoleon rule France?
Main cause of revolution in 1789
1 act that really started the revolution:
convening estates general, form national assembly, tennis oath, and
declaration of the rights of man and...
How many people died in the Reign of terror?
National assembly, national convention, directory,
Did revolution immediatedly create a deomcratic france?
Napoleon made continental system to defeat whom in economic war?
Louis XVI was accused of conspriring with
legitamacy is the idea of
establish hereditary rule
napoleonic code had a lasting impact on France because:
created freedoms that were eventually incorpaorated in modern french government
what was the point of the Reign of Terror?
to kill anyone against the revolution
event inspired many revolutions throughout Europe and Latin America:
Which was more complex; the American Revolution or the French Revolution
What year did the ratification of the constitution of the United States and the eruption of the French Revolution happen in
The french revolution attempted to
establish a new government and social order
there were __ times as many deaths as AR
FR starts decline of ________ in Europe
what stage was from 1789-1792?
what stage was from 1792-1794 (reign of terror)
what was from 1794-1799? (reaction to violence)
from what years did napolean have dictatorship?
What ideas did the enlightenment give to cause the FR
liberty, equality, reason, progress
how did the AR contribute to cause the FR
showed the ideas of Enlightenment in action and french soldiers who helped came home inspired
FR was also caused by falling French economy. They had an inefficient and uneven _______ ________
taxation system and had excessive spending
what estate was the clergy?
what estate was the nobles?
what estate was everyone else?
who payed the taxes?
what did harvest failures help cause?
who elected delegates?
which estate represented the most men?
third (about 24.5 million)
what did the third estate decide to form to make voting fair?
Wen was the National Assembly formed?
locked out of the congress meeting hall at versailles, where did the national assembly meet?
the tennis courts at palace
What did they promise?
to not disband until they create a new constitution
what was the first act of the tennis court oath?
to destroy priveleges of the aristocrats
What is the name of the time when peasants take revolt in own hands and destroy noble land/manors
Which estate does the king support?
who helps save 3rd estate by taking arms and showing support
what symbolizes the beginning of the fr. revolution
storming of the Bastille
what does the king do on July 14, 1789?
gives into demands and the royal authority is severly in jeopardy
what was issued in aug. 27, 1789?
the declaration of the rights of man and the citizen
what document promises freedom and equality for all men
Who did the declaration not apply to
what created a limited constitutional monarchy
constituion of 1791
in the constitution of 1791, all laws were from the
did the constituion of 1791 promise 100% equality?
were all the people satisfied after the changes had been made?
no, they wanted more
What else did peasants want?
what does the king try to do?f
flee France in disguise, but fails
who gains control of the government?
what happens in 1792 when the National assembly has to meet again and come of with a new type of gov't.
what is the first action of the national convention?
abolish the monarchy
what do they create at the national convention
What happened in 1793 to end the old regime?
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