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5 Matching questions

  1. Corvee
  2. Edmund Burke
  3. The Civil Constitution off the Clergy
  4. Emigres
  5. Jacques Necker
  1. a obligated peasants to work for the nobles several days a year
  2. b French nobles who fled France at the beginning of the revolution and influenced Prussia and Austria to help France
  3. c biggest mistake made by the National Assembly; secularized religion; deeply divided France over the issue of religion
  4. d one of the great defenders of European conservatism; supported the monarch; wrote "Refllections on the Revolution in France"
  5. e Louis XVI's director of finances that tried to raise taxes but was dismissed

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. when Napoleon overthrew the Directory and replaced it with the Consulate which held power in three consuls (Nov 9. 1799)
  2. 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
  3. governement could imprison anyone without charges or trial
  4. feudal assembly that represented the three estates
  5. Louis XVI tried to escape France in June 1791 and was forced to accept a constitutional monarchy

5 True/False questions

  1. Olympe de Gougessran a salon and wrote widely read books; deplored subordination of women to men


  2. National ConventionFrance was proclaimed a republic on september 21 1792; abolished the monarchy and installled republicanism; based on the ideeas of equality, liberty, and fraternity


  3. Conspiracy of Equalsled by "Gracchus" Babeuf formed to overthrow the Directory and replace it with a dictatorial "democratic" govt which woulld aboolish private propertyy and enforce equality


  4. Thermidorian Reactionname given to the reaction against the radicalism of the French Revolution. It is associated with the end of the Reign of Terror and reassertion of bourgeoisie power in the Directory.


  5. Law of Suspectsalleged enemies of the revolution were brought before revolutionary tribunals that were created to hearr cases of treason