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  1. Reign of Terror
  2. End of the Reign of Terror
  3. Flight to Varennes
  4. Great Fear
  5. Louis XVIII
  1. a French monarch who was restored to the throne by the allies after Napoleon was defeated.
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. 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
    owning males
    • Remembered for corruption/inefficiency

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. His decision to attempt to invade Russia, defeats at Waterloo and Leipzig.
  2. • 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
  3. - Privileged classes who did not have to pay taxes.
    - The King and Queens lavish spending.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. Bread RiotsReason women march on Palace of Versailles


  2. National Convention1789—1791—limited
    Monarchy; end of feudalism, Dec. of Rights;
    Const. of Clergy (swear oath—C.C. loses land)


  3. What was the purpose of the Committee of Public Safety?Combat internal and external threats to the Revolution.


  4. Estates Generalanother term for "classes" of people [the clergy (first estate), nobles (second estate), townspeople & peasants (third estate)]


  5. Guerrilla Warfarea hit-and-run technique used in fighting a war; fighting by small bands of warriors using tactics such as sudden ambushes