5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What were Voltaire's beliefs about religion?
- What were Montesquieu's ideas about government?
- What is the Tennis Court Oath?
- How did the French Rev. represent the transition to the modern world (4+ ways)?
- What is the taxation system?
- a There was a shift from loyalty to king to loyalty to nation (nationalism), capitalism replaces feudalism, there was a shift from estates to classes, everything was being based of of logic and reason...
- b During the meeting of the Estates-General, the 3rd estate was locked out by the king from the meeting. They went to a tennis court and pledged they would be loyal to the National Assembly, and they wouldn't break their group until they created a new constitution
- c He thought the world would be better without it. He said "religion is nothing but mere superstition"
- d The 3rd Estate pays close to 50% of their income to the 1st estate: in tithes and other taxes from food, clothing, etc.
- e Three branches that check and balance each other: executive, legislative, judicial
5 Multiple choice questions
- philosophe, enlightenment thinker, came up with idea of general will
- King Louis XIV
- Underlying causes are long term. Immediate causes are the last straw just before the event causes
- People who give 10% of their income to the 1st estate (clergy)
5 True/False questions
Where was the meeting of the estates general? → Versailles
What preceded the Enlightenment/where did ideas of the Enlightenment come from? → There was a shift from estates to classes. You can change classes but you cannot change estates. The middle class began to rise and wanted more rights
What is the General Will? → The 3rd Estate pays close to 50% of their income to the 1st estate: in tithes and other taxes from food, clothing, etc.
State of Nature → The idea that god is a clockmaker: he created the world and stepped back and watched it go. The idea that human beings determine the future and make decisions.
Bossuet → philosophe, enlightenment thinker, came up with idea of general will