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25 terms
French Revolution Unit Vocabulary
Enlightenment
Absolute monarchy
Divine Right
Estate
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
Form of government in which the king/queen has all of the pow…
Belief that a rulers authority comes directly from God.
Pre-revolutionary social class in France.
Enlightenment
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
Absolute monarchy
Form of government in which the king/queen has all of the pow…
25 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Estates
Estates General
Absolute Monarchy
Louis XIV
One of three distinct social classes in France in 1700's
Meeting of the three estates to vote on new taxation laws
King or queen with total power
His extravagant lifestyle and wars against Great Britain and…
Estates
One of three distinct social classes in France in 1700's
Estates General
Meeting of the three estates to vote on new taxation laws
11 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Bourgeoisie
Estates-General
Jacobin
Louis XVI
Wealthier and educated members of the 3rd Estate who strongly…
An assembly of representatives from all 3 of the estates or s…
A radical political organization
King of France during the French Revolution
Bourgeoisie
Wealthier and educated members of the 3rd Estate who strongly…
Estates-General
An assembly of representatives from all 3 of the estates or s…
51 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
The Old Regime
The Three Estates
Bourgeoisie
Louis XVI
This was a social and political system in France (during the…
1st estate= clergy, 2nd estate= nobility, 3rd estate= commoners
In early modern Europe, the class of well-off town dwellers w…
- King of France (1774-1792). In 1789 he summoned the Estates…
The Old Regime
This was a social and political system in France (during the…
The Three Estates
1st estate= clergy, 2nd estate= nobility, 3rd estate= commoners
23 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary worksheet
Ancien Regime
Austria
Storming of the Bastille
Bourgeoisie
Define the term
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Ancien Regime
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Austria
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8 terms
French Revolution
Estates
Louis XVI
Marie Antoinette
Estates-General
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
King of France (1774-1792). In 1789 he summoned the Estates-G…
Queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular her…
An assembly (meeting) of representatives from all three of th…
Estates
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
Louis XVI
King of France (1774-1792). In 1789 he summoned the Estates-G…
16 terms
French Revolution & Industrial Revolution
Liberal
Conservative
Moderate
1st Estate
A left wing person who favors a political philosophy of progr…
A right wing person who resists change and holds to tradition…
Person whose views are between conservative and liberal and m…
1% of France's population, consisted of the Roman Catholic Ch…
Liberal
A left wing person who favors a political philosophy of progr…
Conservative
A right wing person who resists change and holds to tradition…
10 terms
The French Revolution
Estates General
National Assembly
adjourn
Bastille
assembly of 3 classes of French people between the 1300's and…
government body of French merchants and peasants that gathere…
to close a meeting
royal prison and armory in Paris that was overthrown during t…
Estates General
assembly of 3 classes of French people between the 1300's and…
National Assembly
government body of French merchants and peasants that gathere…
22 terms
French 2 Revolution vocabulary
ce que
commencer
décider (de)
quitter
what (as in "I know what you said")
to start
to decide (use de with a verb only, as in "to decide to write…
to leave (a person or place)
ce que
what (as in "I know what you said")
commencer
to start
19 terms
The French Revolution
3 Estates of France
Estates General
Radical
Conservative
The three social classes in France before the revolution. The…
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
A person with extreme views, often seen as revolutionary.
A person who is averse to change and holds to traditional val…
3 Estates of France
The three social classes in France before the revolution. The…
Estates General
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
39 terms
French 4 Revolution Vocabulary
Bien-aimé
Dieudonné
La Grande Peur
La Prise de la Bastille
Well-liked/Well-loved (Louis XV's nickname early on)
God-given (childhood name of Louis XIV given by his mom)
The Great Fear (time when peasants, after the taking of the B…
The Storming of the Bastille
Bien-aimé
Well-liked/Well-loved (Louis XV's nickname early on)
Dieudonné
God-given (childhood name of Louis XIV given by his mom)
11 terms
Vocabulary - French Revolution
1st Estate
Legislative Assembly
Jacobins
3rd Estate
This was the class made up of Roman Catholic Clergy in France…
This was the law making body created by the constitution of 1…
The members of the National Assembly who favored domination b…
This was the class made up of the bourgeoisie, artisans, city…
1st Estate
This was the class made up of Roman Catholic Clergy in France…
Legislative Assembly
This was the law making body created by the constitution of 1…
11 terms
Vocabulary - French Revolution
1st Estate
Legislative Assembly
Jacobins
3rd Estate
This was the class made up of Roman Catholic Clergy in France…
This was the law making body created by the constitution of 1…
The members of the National Assembly who favored domination b…
This was the class made up of the bourgeoisie, artisans, city…
1st Estate
This was the class made up of Roman Catholic Clergy in France…
Legislative Assembly
This was the law making body created by the constitution of 1…
8 terms
French Revolution
Estates
Louis XVI
Marie Antoinette
Estates-General
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
King of France (1774-1792). In 1789 he summoned the Estates-G…
Queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular her…
An assembly (meeting) of representatives from all three of th…
Estates
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
Louis XVI
King of France (1774-1792). In 1789 he summoned the Estates-G…
14 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
absolute monarchy
archives
bourgeoisie
conservative
king or queen whose power is not limited by a representative…
place or collection containing records, documents, or other m…
middle class; neither nobles nor peasants
one who opposes rapid change & holds traditional values
absolute monarchy
king or queen whose power is not limited by a representative…
archives
place or collection containing records, documents, or other m…
12 terms
French Revolution vocabulary
arsenal
betraying
colonial
dictator
a place where guns and ammunition are stored.
giving help to the enemy.
having settlements in far-off lands.
a ruler who has total power.
arsenal
a place where guns and ammunition are stored.
betraying
giving help to the enemy.
29 terms
The French Revolution
King Louis XVI
Marie-Antoinette
Ancien Régime
The Second Estate
The king of France during the revolution.
The very unpopular Austrian-born queen of France.
'Old System'. The way France was ruled up until the revolutio…
The nobles of France. They were rich, landowners and paid no…
King Louis XVI
The king of France during the revolution.
Marie-Antoinette
The very unpopular Austrian-born queen of France.
31 terms
French Revolution Unit Vocabulary
Enlightenment
Absolute monarchy
Divine Right
Estate
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
Form of government in which the king/queen has all of the pow…
Belief that a rulers authority comes directly from God.
Pre-revolutionary social class in France.
Enlightenment
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
Absolute monarchy
Form of government in which the king/queen has all of the pow…
17 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Revolution
Reforms
Social Hierarchy
Estates General
The overthrow and replacement of a government; A major change.
Political changes that hope to improve society.
The organisation of people in a society into levels based on…
A council of representatives that advise the French king cons…
Revolution
The overthrow and replacement of a government; A major change.
Reforms
Political changes that hope to improve society.
22 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
ancien régime
estate
deficit spending
Louis XVI
the government in pre-revolution France
social class
when a government spends more money than it takes in
king of France from 1774 to 1792; executed in 1793
ancien régime
the government in pre-revolution France
estate
social class
8 terms
French Revolution
Louis XVI
Marie Antoinette
Estates General
Tennis Court Oath
King of France (r.1774-1792 CE). In 1789 he summoned the Esta…
Queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular her…
The traditional group of representatives from the three Estat…
A pledge made by the members of France's National Assembly in…
Louis XVI
King of France (r.1774-1792 CE). In 1789 he summoned the Esta…
Marie Antoinette
Queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular her…
16 terms
French Revolution Unit Vocabulary
Enlightenment
Absolute monarchy
Divine Right
Estate
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
Form of government in which the king/queen has all of the pow…
Belief that a rulers authority comes directly from God.
Pre-revolutionary social class in France.
Enlightenment
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
Absolute monarchy
Form of government in which the king/queen has all of the pow…
109 terms
French Revolution
Estates General
Fall of the Bastille
Necker
Bastille
Separation of classes in pre-revolutionary France
July 1789
This finance minister who was repeatedly dismissed by King Lo…
This structure represented the Old Regime to the citizens of…
Estates General
Separation of classes in pre-revolutionary France
Fall of the Bastille
July 1789
58 terms
French Revolution
Estates General
Fall of the Bastille
Bastille
National Assembly
Meeting of the Three Estates called by King Louis XVI in May,…
July 1789. Hundreds of hungry people stormed the prison in se…
This structure represented the Old Regime to the citizens of…
This governing body wanted a constitutional monarchy in France
Estates General
Meeting of the Three Estates called by King Louis XVI in May,…
Fall of the Bastille
July 1789. Hundreds of hungry people stormed the prison in se…
55 terms
French Revolution
Estates General
Fall of the Bastille
Necker
Bastille
Separation of classes in pre-revolutionary France
July 1789
This finance minister who was repeatedly dismissed by King Lo…
This structure represented the Old Regime to the citizens of…
Estates General
Separation of classes in pre-revolutionary France
Fall of the Bastille
July 1789
25 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Estate
Guillotine
Republic
Congress of Vienna
social classes in France
method of execution; instrument of terror
government with elected representatives; set up by the legisl…
meeting to restore peace and a balance of power to Europe fol…
Estate
social classes in France
Guillotine
method of execution; instrument of terror
27 terms
French Revolution
Causes of the French Revolution
First Estate
Second Estate
Third Estate
Money, bad harvest, unfair Estate System, Estates General,... Am…
Clergy... very wealthy... Did NOT have to pay taxes
Nobles... Had land and wealth... had government jobs... Did NOT have t…
Middle class, urban workers, rural peasants... Made up 98% of th…
Causes of the French Revolution
Money, bad harvest, unfair Estate System, Estates General,... Am…
First Estate
Clergy... very wealthy... Did NOT have to pay taxes
19 terms
French Revolution
estates
bourgeoisie
1st estate
2nd Estate
Social Classes in France before the French Revolution
Middle class in France made up of doctors, merchants, bankers…
Highest social class made up of clergy and church officials.…
Social class made up of the aristocracy/nobles. Lived in luxu…
estates
Social Classes in France before the French Revolution
bourgeoisie
Middle class in France made up of doctors, merchants, bankers…
13 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
First Estate
Second Estate
Third Estate
Coup d'état
The smallest class in France, composed of the Clergy
Second smallest class in France; made up of the Nobility; did…
Largest class in France; made up of peasants/commoners; paid…
An overthrow of a government by force
First Estate
The smallest class in France, composed of the Clergy
Second Estate
Second smallest class in France; made up of the Nobility; did…
31 terms
French Revolution Unit Vocabulary
Enlightenment
Absolute monarchy
Divine Right
Estate
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
Form of government in which the king/queen has all of the pow…
Belief that a rulers authority comes directly from God.
Pre-revolutionary social class in France.
Enlightenment
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
Absolute monarchy
Form of government in which the king/queen has all of the pow…
12 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Revolution
Reforms
Social Hierarchy
Estates General
An overthrow and replacement of a government; A major change.
Political changes that hope to improve society.
Organization of people in a society into levels based on power.
A council of representatives that advise the French king cons…
Revolution
An overthrow and replacement of a government; A major change.
Reforms
Political changes that hope to improve society.
15 terms
French Revolution
Estate
Louis XVI
Marie Antoinette
Estates-General
The large social classes in France at the time of the French…
King of France during the French Revolution. He was known for…
The wife of Louis XVI. She was an extravagant spender and was…
An assembly of representatives from all 3 estates, or social…
Estate
The large social classes in France at the time of the French…
Louis XVI
King of France during the French Revolution. He was known for…
19 terms
French Revolution
estates
bourgeoisie
1st estate
2nd Estate
Social Classes in France before the French Revolution
Middle class in France made up of doctors, merchants, bankers…
Highest social class made up of clergy and church officials.…
Social class made up of the aristocracy/nobles. Lived in luxu…
estates
Social Classes in France before the French Revolution
bourgeoisie
Middle class in France made up of doctors, merchants, bankers…
31 terms
French Revolution Unit Vocabulary
Enlightenment
Absolute monarchy
Divine Right
Estate
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
Form of government in which the king/queen has all of the pow…
Belief that a rulers authority comes directly from God.
Pre-revolutionary social class in France.
Enlightenment
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
Absolute monarchy
Form of government in which the king/queen has all of the pow…
19 terms
The French Revolution
3 Estates of France
Estates General
Radical
Conservative
The three social classes in France before the revolution. The…
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
A person with extreme views, often seen as revolutionary.
A person who is averse to change and holds to traditional val…
3 Estates of France
The three social classes in France before the revolution. The…
Estates General
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
14 terms
French Revolution
King Louis XVI
Marie Antoinette
Reign of Terror
First Estate
King of France during French Revolution... (1754-1793) King of F…
Queen of France, wife of King Louis XVI. She was queen during…
1793-1794, Robespierre started it. Over 10,000 people execute…
Clergy; paid no direct taxes. Made up less than 1% of the Fre…
King Louis XVI
King of France during French Revolution... (1754-1793) King of F…
Marie Antoinette
Queen of France, wife of King Louis XVI. She was queen during…
19 terms
The French Revolution
King Louis XVI
The First Estate
The Second Estate
The Third Estate
King of France during the revolution.
Clergy of France (Priests and Bishops). They paid no tax.
Nobles of France. Wealthy landowners and paid no tax.
All the workers in France; from wealthy doctors to poor farme…
King Louis XVI
King of France during the revolution.
The First Estate
Clergy of France (Priests and Bishops). They paid no tax.
10 terms
French Revolution
absolutism
aristocracy
coalition
conscription
A system or form of government in which the ruler has unrestr…
The upper or privileged class.
An alliance of nations for a common purpose.
A draft, compulsory enrollment of men for military service.
absolutism
A system or form of government in which the ruler has unrestr…
aristocracy
The upper or privileged class.
18 terms
French Revolution
Le Ancien Regime
First Estate
Second Estate
Third Estate
The outdated and unfair social system of pre-revolution Franc…
The Church, considered the most important "Estate" in the Anc…
The Nobility. Paid no taxes and had special privileges.
The common people (everyone else) of France. Had to pay all o…
Le Ancien Regime
The outdated and unfair social system of pre-revolution Franc…
First Estate
The Church, considered the most important "Estate" in the Anc…
16 terms
French Revolution
French Revolution
King Louis XVI
Marie Antoinette
1st Estate
A major change in the French government that began in 1789; i…
Absolute monarch of France who was unpopular for high taxes a…
Queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular for…
Higher and lower clergy of the Catholic Church consisting of…
French Revolution
A major change in the French government that began in 1789; i…
King Louis XVI
Absolute monarch of France who was unpopular for high taxes a…
French Revolution
Declaration of the Rights of Man and o…
National Assembly
guillotine
Reign of Terror
A statement of basic rights and privileges written in France.…
This is the new government that the people of France establis…
A machine used as a means of execution during the French Revo…
The time period where anyone who spoke out against the Revolu…
Declaration of the Rights of Man and o…
A statement of basic rights and privileges written in France.…
National Assembly
This is the new government that the people of France establis…
19 terms
The French Revolution
3 Estates of France
Estates General
Radical
Conservative
The three social classes in France before the revolution. The…
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
A person with extreme views, often seen as revolutionary.
A person who is averse to change and holds to traditional val…
3 Estates of France
The three social classes in France before the revolution. The…
Estates General
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
15 terms
The French Revolution - Vocabulary
Estates General
Three Estates
National Constituent Assembly
Storming of the Bastille
a general assembly representing the French estates: the clerg…
refer to the three divisions of European society in the Middl…
the National Assembly on 9 July 1789, during the first stages…
when the 3rd estate challenged the monarchy by storming a med…
Estates General
a general assembly representing the French estates: the clerg…
Three Estates
refer to the three divisions of European society in the Middl…
29 terms
The French Revolution
King Louis XVI
Marie-Antoinette
Ancien Régime
The Second Estate
The king of France during the revolution.
The very unpopular Austrian-born queen of France.
'Old System'. The way France was ruled up until the revolutio…
The nobles of France. They were rich, landowners and paid no…
King Louis XVI
The king of France during the revolution.
Marie-Antoinette
The very unpopular Austrian-born queen of France.
15 terms
The French Revolution
Enlightenment
Reason
French Revolution
Estate
A time when reason was used to find out truths about human na…
Use of logic
Rebellion in France in 1789 that ended the monarchy
The three social classes in France before the French Revolution
Enlightenment
A time when reason was used to find out truths about human na…
Reason
Use of logic
18 terms
French Revolution
what is the estates general?
Describe each estate
who made up the National Assembly?
what is the purpose of the tennis cour…
The Estates General is a legislative body that is in France a…
The first estate was made up of nobles and richer people. The…
People that wanted a say and were not loyal to the king which…
The purpose of this oath was so that the third estate could g…
what is the estates general?
The Estates General is a legislative body that is in France a…
Describe each estate
The first estate was made up of nobles and richer people. The…
16 terms
French Revolution & Industrial Revolution
Liberal
Conservative
Moderate
1st Estate
A left wing person who favors a political philosophy of progr…
A right wing person who resists change and holds to tradition…
Person whose views are between conservative and liberal and m…
1% of France's population, consisted of the Roman Catholic Ch…
Liberal
A left wing person who favors a political philosophy of progr…
Conservative
A right wing person who resists change and holds to tradition…
18 terms
The French Revolution
French Revolution
Louis XVI
Robespierre
Jacobins
A major change in government that began in 1789; it brought a…
(1754-1793) King of France between 1774 and 1792. He was over…
A French political leader of the 18th century. A Jacobin, a r…
Radical republicans during the French Revolution. They were l…
French Revolution
A major change in government that began in 1789; it brought a…
Louis XVI
(1754-1793) King of France between 1774 and 1792. He was over…
18 terms
French Revolution
what is the estates general?
Describe each estate
who made up the National Assembly?
what is the purpose of the tennis cour…
The Estates General is a legislative body that is in France a…
The first estate was made up of nobles and richer people. The…
People that wanted a say and were not loyal to the king which…
The purpose of this oath was so that the third estate could g…
what is the estates general?
The Estates General is a legislative body that is in France a…
Describe each estate
The first estate was made up of nobles and richer people. The…
57 terms
French Revolution
First Estate
Second Estate
Third Estate
Bourgeoisie
The first class of French society made up of the clergy of th…
2% of population, rich nobles, owned 20-25% of land, no taxes…
97% of the population (the rest of France) They consisted of…
The middle class, including merchants, industrialists, and pr…
First Estate
The first class of French society made up of the clergy of th…
Second Estate
2% of population, rich nobles, owned 20-25% of land, no taxes…
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