5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Napoleonic Code
- What were the September Massacres and why did they take place?
- March to Versailles
- Old Order
- a A violent mob that overtook Paris in the September of 1792 and killed half of the prison population of Paris.
Took place because the attackers suspected the prisoners were counter-nationalists and were plotting against the French republic/revolution.
- b This was the civil code put out by Napoleon that granted equality of all male citizens before the law and granted absolute security of wealth and private property. Napoleon also secured this by creating the Bank of France which loyally served the interests of both the state and the financial oligarchy
- c Delegates in the National Convention who favored a republic but feared domination by Paris. Rivals of the Mountain and Jacobins.
- d this event took place during the Great Fear. Women marched to Versailles to demand bread from the king and queen. They also demanded the king and queen to return to Paris to rule there. They then forced the king's family out of the palace.
- e • Old Regime - socio-political system which
existed in most of Europe during the 18th century
• Countries were ruled by absolutism - the
monarch had absolute control over the
• Classes of people - privileged and unprivileged
- Unprivileged people - paid taxes and treated badly
- Privileged people - did not pay taxes and treated
5 Multiple choice questions
- Uses military tactics such as speed, surprises Austrians and 50K surrender.
- December 1805: Austerlitz, defeats Russian and Austrian armies, Austria surrenders.
- established after the Reign of Terror / National Convention; a five man group as the executive branch of the country; incompetent and corrupt, only lasted for 4 years
- In the French Revolution, the moderate deputies in the National Convention. They formed the majority of the assembly's members and were essential to the passage of any measures. Led by Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyes, the Plain initially voted with the moderate Girondins but later joined the Mountain in voting for the execution of Louis XVI. However, in 1794 they helped overthrow Robespierre and other extreme Jacobins.
- The leaders under Robespierre who organized the defenses of France, conducted foreign policy, and centralized authority during the period 1792-1795 and the oversaw the Reign of Terror
- Leipzig: Napoleon was defeated in a decisive coalition victory, causing Napoleon to return to France while the Allies kept pushing on, eventually invading France.
Waterloo: Napoleon again suffered a defeat, and this was his last battle.
- Put and end to Napoleon's rule.
5 True/False questions
Napoleon at Toulon → 1793- Napoleon repels the British fleet in Toulon, France.
Duke of Wellington → leader of the combined British and Prussian army; would defeat Napoleon at Waterloo
What factors contributed to the growing unrest that led to the outbreak of the Revolution. → - Privileged classes who did not have to pay taxes.
- The King and Queens lavish spending.
Napoleon's domestic policies → Conquers all of Europe except UK and Russia. Places his family in charge of lands.
Why did the National Convention decide to put the king on trial and execute him? → -Peasant farmers bore the burden of taxation; had trouble paying regular taxes.
- Bourgeoisie often managed to gather wealth, but still upset that they paid taxes while nobles did not.