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5 Matching questions

  1. What were Voltaire's beliefs about religion?
  2. What were Montesquieu's ideas about government?
  3. What is the Tennis Court Oath?
  4. How did the French Rev. represent the transition to the modern world (4+ ways)?
  5. What is the taxation system?
  1. 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...
  2. 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
  3. c He thought the world would be better without it. He said "religion is nothing but mere superstition"
  4. d The 3rd Estate pays close to 50% of their income to the 1st estate: in tithes and other taxes from food, clothing, etc.
  5. e Three branches that check and balance each other: executive, legislative, judicial

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. philosophe, enlightenment thinker, came up with idea of general will
  2. King Louis XIV
  3. Underlying causes are long term. Immediate causes are the last straw just before the event causes
  4. People who give 10% of their income to the 1st estate (clergy)
  5. 1789-1799

5 True/False questions

  1. Where was the meeting of the estates general?Versailles

          

  2. 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

          

  3. 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.

          

  4. State of NatureThe 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.

          

  5. Bossuetphilosophe, enlightenment thinker, came up with idea of general will