chapter 18 vocabulary Austin Hunt
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the old order
government spends more money than they take in
- King of France (1774-1792). In 1789 he summoned the Estates-General, but he did not grant the reforms that were demanded and revolution followed.
financial expert of Louis XVI, he advised Louis to reduce court spending, reform his government, abolish tarriffs on internal trade, but the First and Second Estates got him fired
An assembly of representatives from all three estates
Tennis court oath
never to separate and to meet wherever the circumstances might require until we have established a sound and just constitution
dissenting groups of people
Marquis de Lafayette
French soldier who joined General Washington's staff and became a general in the Continental Army.
Olympe de Gourges
argued for women to be included as equal
tried doing good as the queen but people didn't see her as good so they got rid of her.
people who had left France to tell about the horror stories
working class men and women in Paris and other cities
government ruled by elected representatives
revolutionary political club
the right to vote
a shrewd lawyer and politician who was the leader of committee of public safety.
Reign of Terror
time when hasty trials and many death sentences were going on
the way to end a persons life
a popular military hero who had won series of brilliant victories against Austrians in Italy
a strong feeling of pride and devotion to ones country
a port city where a battle took place while troops marched to a rousing song
a popular vote by ballot
One of Napoleons most lasting reform about equality, religious toleration, and the abolition of feudalism
be put into a empire
things that closed European ports to British goods
hit and run tactic
the Russians retreated eastward burning crops to leave the French hungry.
step down from power
Congress of Vienna
where diplomats and heads of states sat down after waterloo to talk about restoring power to Europe
restoring hereditary monarchies that the French revolution or Napoleon had unseated
Concert of Europe
the powers of Europe met periodically to discuss any problems affecting the peace of Europe.