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The French revolution and the beginning of a new United States of America both happened in what year?
The second estate was called what?
the nobility, they had leading positions in the state and had their own privileges
What did the members of the 3rd estate want?
to set up a constitutional government -to abolish the tax exemptions of the clergy and the nobility
What happened when the 3rd estate was locked out of its meeting?
moved to a tennis court and drafted its own constitution. then made an oath and it was called the Tennis Court oath
What was the national assemblies first act?
to destroy all relics of feudalism or aristocratic privileges
The Declaration of the rights of man and the citizen proclaimed what?
the rights for all men to be in office based on talent and a end of tax exemption
What did the assembly constitution do?
set up a limited monarchy with a king and a legislative assembly with the pwer to make laws
ordinary people that made up of working class and the poor who were the elite of their neighborhood
Who did Sans-Culottes seek revenge on?
those who aided the king and resisted the popular will. - thousands of people were arrested and massacred
published the radical journal Friend Of The People. He argued that the poor had the right to take from the rich even by violence
to save the republic from foren nationathe committee of public saftey did what?
called a universal mobilization in 1793
what happend after Robespirre's death what happend?
the terror ended and the more radical jacobins lost power
what was the constitution of 1795?
established a legislative assembly of two chambers, the council of 500 and the council of electors
napoleonic code was what
reconised equality before the law and the right to choose a profession religious toleration and the end of serfdon and feudalism.
napoleons cival code undid revolutionary changes such as what
divorsealowing childeren including daughters to inhearit property. but made it harder for women to devorice
what did the cival code reconize?
equality of all citizens before the law and open government careers to more people.
in the French Revolution, a radical group made up of Parisian wage-earners, and small shopkeepers who wanted a greater voice in government, lower prices, and an end of food shortages
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