5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Reign of Terror
- End of the Reign of Terror
- Flight to Varennes
- Great Fear
- Louis XVIII
- a French monarch who was restored to the throne by the allies after Napoleon was defeated.
- b King Louis XVI and his families attempt to escape Paris; made it only to Varennes where they were arrested and put on house arrest. End of French Monarchy
- c The panic and insecurity that struck French peasants in the summer of 1789 and led to their widespread destruction of manor houses and archives.
- d the period, from mid-1793 to mid-1794, when Robespierre ruled France nearly as a dictator and thousands of political figures and ordinary citizens were executed
- e • Life returns to "normal"
• Churches reopen; émigrés return
• Revolution becomes more moderate after
death of Robes./end of R. of T.
• New constitution/govt= the Directory
(11/1795—11/1799—ends w/Nap's coup)
• 5 directors (exec) & legislature of property
• Remembered for corruption/inefficiency
5 Multiple choice questions
- His decision to attempt to invade Russia, defeats at Waterloo and Leipzig.
- • Embraces the
Jacobins in F.R.
• 1793-Repels British
fleet from Toulon
• Promoted to B.G.
• 1794-Arrested (T.R.)
• 1795-Saves the
Revolution with a
"whiff of grape shot"
• Promoted to General
- - Privileged classes who did not have to pay taxes.
- The King and Queens lavish spending.
- Queen of France, wife of King Louis XVI; she was queen during the French Revolution and disliked by many French citizens. She was found guilty of treason and guillotined.
- French nobles who fled from France during the peasant uprisings. They were very conservative and hoped to restore the king to power.
5 True/False questions
Bread Riots → Reason women march on Palace of Versailles
National Convention → 1789—1791—limited
Monarchy; end of feudalism, Dec. of Rights;
Const. of Clergy (swear oath—C.C. loses land)
What was the purpose of the Committee of Public Safety? → Combat internal and external threats to the Revolution.
Estates General → another term for "classes" of people [the clergy (first estate), nobles (second estate), townspeople & peasants (third estate)]
Guerrilla Warfare → a hit-and-run technique used in fighting a war; fighting by small bands of warriors using tactics such as sudden ambushes