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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.
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…
22 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.
58 terms
French Revolution
Declaration of the Rights of Man and o…
radicals
guillotine
Jacobins
Statement of revolutionary ideals adopted by National Assembly
Members of this law-making body who opposed the idea of monar…
Device used as a means of execution during the French Revolut…
Radical political organization that in September 1792 abolish…
Declaration of the Rights of Man and o…
Statement of revolutionary ideals adopted by National Assembly
radicals
Members of this law-making body who opposed the idea of monar…
22 terms
The French Revolution
King Louis XVI
Marie-Antoinette
The Second Estate
The Third Estate
The king of France during the revolution.
The very unpopular Austrian-born queen of France.
The nobles of France. They were rich, landowners and paid no…
Made up from all the workers in France; from wealthy doctors…
King Louis XVI
The king of France during the revolution.
Marie-Antoinette
The very unpopular Austrian-born queen of France.
22 terms
The French Revolution
First Estate
Second Estate
Third Estate
bourgeoisie
Roman Catholic Clergy (1% of the population but owned 15% of…
The Nobility (2% of the population but owned 25% of the land)
The rest of the population; included bourgeoisie, lawyyers, c…
middle class
First Estate
Roman Catholic Clergy (1% of the population but owned 15% of…
Second Estate
The Nobility (2% of the population but owned 25% of the land)
18 terms
The French Revolution
Robespierre
Reign of Terror
The Bastille
Guillotine
Head of the Committee of Public Safety; executed at the end o…
period of time between Sept. 1793 & July 1794 when 40,000 Fre…
Monarchy prison that was taken during the Revolution; name of…
became the symbol of the Reign of Terror
Robespierre
Head of the Committee of Public Safety; executed at the end o…
Reign of Terror
period of time between Sept. 1793 & July 1794 when 40,000 Fre…
11 terms
The French Revolution
Estates General
Reign of Terror
Louis XVI
Marie Antionette
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
1793-1794 A period of panic where people where executed by Ro…
King of France (1774-1792). In 1789 he summoned the Estates-G…
Wife of Louis XVI and Queen of France. The people hated her f…
Estates General
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
Reign of Terror
1793-1794 A period of panic where people where executed by Ro…
19 terms
The French Revolution
King Louis XVI
Marie-Antoinette
The Second Estate
The Third Estate
The king of France during the revolution.
The very unpopular Austrian-born queen of France.
The nobles of France. They were rich, landowners and paid no…
Made up from all the workers in France; from wealthy doctors…
King Louis XVI
The king of France during the revolution.
Marie-Antoinette
The very unpopular Austrian-born queen of France.
26 terms
The French Revolution
King Louis XVI
Marie-Antoinette
The Second Estate
The Third Estate
The king of France during the revolution.
The very unpopular Austrian-born queen of France.
The nobles of France. They were rich, landowners and paid no…
Made up from all the workers in France; from wealthy doctors…
King Louis XVI
The king of France during the revolution.
Marie-Antoinette
The very unpopular Austrian-born queen of France.
21 terms
The French Revolution
French Revolution
The First Estate
The Second Estate
The Third Estate
Un levantamiento en Francia contra la monarquía desde 1789 a…
El clero (sacerdotes y obispos). Ellos no pagaban impuestos.…
Los nobles de Francia. Ellos eran ricos terratenientes y no p…
Compuesto de todos los trabajadores en Francia; de los médico…
French Revolution
Un levantamiento en Francia contra la monarquía desde 1789 a…
The First Estate
El clero (sacerdotes y obispos). Ellos no pagaban impuestos.…
25 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Monarchy
Democracy
Liberty
Aristocracy
A government ruled by a king or queen
A form of government in which citizens govern themselves
Freedom
Group of the most wealthy and privileged
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
Democracy
A form of government in which citizens govern themselves
30 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.
41 terms
French Revolution
Revolution
French Revolution
Old Regime
Estates
A major change
A major change in government that began in 1789; it brought a…
A combination of the absolute monarchy and feudalism in Franc…
The social classes in France
Revolution
A major change
French Revolution
A major change in government that began in 1789; it brought a…
French Revolution Vocabulary
French Revolution
Absolute Monarchy
Estate
Louis XVI
Revolution started by the third estate of France, because of…
A government or country ruled by a king or Queen who has... supr…
A class or social order in France before the French Revolution
French king who was overthrown and beheaded during the French…
French Revolution
Revolution started by the third estate of France, because of…
Absolute Monarchy
A government or country ruled by a king or Queen who has... supr…
20 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Old Regime
First Estate
Second Estate
Third Estate
French political system before 1789. Was made up of three est…
Estate made up of clergy members, had influence over the king…
Estate made up of aristocrats and nobles which worked as tax…
Estate made up of 1.) rural peasants and 2.) bourgeoisie. Thi…
Old Regime
French political system before 1789. Was made up of three est…
First Estate
Estate made up of clergy members, had influence over the king…
14 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
revolution
revolt
rebel
tradition
...
...
...
...
revolution
...
revolt
...
French Revolution Vocabulary
Estate
Bourgeoisie
Coup d'etat
human rights
a social class system in France before the French Revolution
the middle class in France
a change of government in which a new group of leaders seize…
the basic rights given to all people
Estate
a social class system in France before the French Revolution
Bourgeoisie
the middle class in France
10 terms
french revolution vocabulary
bourgeoisie
estate
fraternity
radical
middle class
one of the 3 divisions of the old regime
brotherhood
person favoring drastic change
bourgeoisie
middle class
estate
one of the 3 divisions of the old regime
French Revolution Vocabulary
Enlightenment
1st Estate
2nd Estate
3rd Estate
more philosophers in France wanted life more fair.
1% of the population
2% of the population
97% of population
Enlightenment
more philosophers in France wanted life more fair.
1st Estate
1% of the population
10 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Estate
Aristocracy
Bourgeoisie
Widespread
The social classes in France before the French Revolution
The nobles
The middle class in France
Frequent in many places; common
Estate
The social classes in France before the French Revolution
Aristocracy
The nobles
15 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary List
Balance of Power
Social Contract
The Declaration of the Rights of Man
Estates General
Ensuring the stability of politics in Europe by making sure n…
A deal voluntarily made between a group of people and the gov…
A decree made to ensure that basic human rights of French cit…
The representative body in France that hadn't met for over 15…
Balance of Power
Ensuring the stability of politics in Europe by making sure n…
Social Contract
A deal voluntarily made between a group of people and the gov…
11 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Tyranny
Estates
Aristocracy
Bourgeoisie
unjust/abuse of power
Social classes of France
Nobles
Middle Class
Tyranny
unjust/abuse of power
Estates
Social classes of France
15 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary Terms
estate
absolute monarchy
palace of versailles
tyranny
One of three distinct social classes in France in 1700s.
King or queen with total power.
Extravagant building that represented Louis XIV's lifestyle.
Unrestricted use of power.
estate
One of three distinct social classes in France in 1700s.
absolute monarchy
King or queen with total power.
37 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
ancien régime
estate
bourgeoisie
deficit spending
In 1789, France, like the rest of Europe, still clung to an o…
Social classes (three) used in France before the revolution.
Highest Class of the Third Estate.... The bourgeoisie included…
This occurs when a government spends more money than it takes…
ancien régime
In 1789, France, like the rest of Europe, still clung to an o…
estate
Social classes (three) used in France before the revolution.
23 terms
French Revolution vocabulary
Louis XVI
Reign of Terror
Estates General
sans-culottes
Was the king of France from 1774 to 1789 he was married to Ma…
The Reign of Terror was 1793 - 1794 It was a time of violence…
The body in France until 1789, representing the three estates…
a lower-class of republic people in the French Revolution
Louis XVI
Was the king of France from 1774 to 1789 he was married to Ma…
Reign of Terror
The Reign of Terror was 1793 - 1794 It was a time of violence…
27 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Old Regime
Estate
First Estate
Second Estate
the political and social system that existed in France before…
one of the three social classes in France before the French r…
clergy
the nobility
Old Regime
the political and social system that existed in France before…
Estate
one of the three social classes in France before the French r…
22 terms
Vocabulary French Revolution
Three Estates
Tennis Court Oath
Danton
National Assembly
1. First Estate Clergy 1% of pop, 10% of land, 0% of taxes
A pledge made by the members of France's National Assembly in…
French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille an…
3rd estate declaration that it was the only true govt. in fra…
Three Estates
1. First Estate Clergy 1% of pop, 10% of land, 0% of taxes
Tennis Court Oath
A pledge made by the members of France's National Assembly in…
19 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Abdicate
Annex
Blockade
Bourgeoisie
To leave a high office
To add territory to an existing country
To prevent goods and services from entering a country
The middle class, often merchants
Abdicate
To leave a high office
Annex
To add territory to an existing country
20 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
estate
bourgeoisie
estates-general
tennis court oath
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
French middle class... The bourgeoisie was made up by lawyers,…
An assembly of representatives from all three of the estates,…
A pledge made by the members of France's National Assembly in…
estate
France's traditional national assembly with representatives o…
bourgeoisie
French middle class... The bourgeoisie was made up by lawyers,…
21 terms
Vocabulary French Revolution
Three Estates
Tennis Coart Oath
Danton
National Assembly
1st (Clergy, 1%), 2nd (Nobility 2%), 3rd (Everyone else 97%)
Oath formed when Third Estate wanted to draw up a Constitutio…
French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille an…
3rd estate declaration that it was the only true govt. in fra…
Three Estates
1st (Clergy, 1%), 2nd (Nobility 2%), 3rd (Everyone else 97%)
Tennis Coart Oath
Oath formed when Third Estate wanted to draw up a Constitutio…
french revolution vocabulary
arsenal
betraying
colonial
dungeons
a place where guns and ammunition are stored
giving help to the enemy
having settlements in far-off lands
dark underground rooms used as prisons
arsenal
a place where guns and ammunition are stored
betraying
giving help to the enemy
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…
22 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Three Estates
Tennis Court Oath
Danton
National Assembly
Before the 1789 Revolution, "Old Regime" France was divided i…
A pledge made by the members of France's National Assembly in…
A radical supporter and close ally of Robespierre who was eve…
3rd estate declaration that it was the only true govt. in Fra…
Three Estates
Before the 1789 Revolution, "Old Regime" France was divided i…
Tennis Court Oath
A pledge made by the members of France's National Assembly in…
23 terms
Vocabulary French Revolution.
Three Estates
Tennis Court Oath
Danton
National Assembly
The estates of the realm were the broad social orders of the…
The Oath was a pledge signed by 576 of the 577 members from t…
was a leading figure in the early stages of the French Revolu…
was a revolutionary assembly formed by the representatives of…
Three Estates
The estates of the realm were the broad social orders of the…
Tennis Court Oath
The Oath was a pledge signed by 576 of the 577 members from t…
26 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
absolute monarchy
coupe de etate
estate general
three estates
Concept of government developed during rise of nation-states…
The sudden overthrow of a goverment by a usually small group…
An assembly of representatives from all three of estates of s…
Before the 1789 Revolution, "Old Regime" France was divided i…
absolute monarchy
Concept of government developed during rise of nation-states…
coupe de etate
The sudden overthrow of a goverment by a usually small group…
19 terms
French Revolution Key Vocabulary
French Estates
Estates General
Tennis court oath
The national assembly
3 estates ; clergy, nobility, and peasantry
Big meeting of the 3 estates organized by King Louis XVI
A promise made by members of the national assembly
A group set up by the 3 estates at the estates general
French Estates
3 estates ; clergy, nobility, and peasantry
Estates General
Big meeting of the 3 estates organized by King Louis XVI
French Revolution Vocabulary
Absolutism
nobility
clergy
bourgeois
a form of government where the ruler has total power
a person with a title or of high social class
leaders of a church
the french middle class
Absolutism
a form of government where the ruler has total power
nobility
a person with a title or of high social class
18 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Bastille
Cahiers
Citizen (in relation to the French Rev…
Committee on Public Safety
a fortress in Paris, it played an important role in the inter…
the lists of grievances drawn up by each of the 3 Estates in…
Citizenship is a fundamental concept in social life, entailin…
political body of the French Revolution that gained virtual d…
Bastille
a fortress in Paris, it played an important role in the inter…
Cahiers
the lists of grievances drawn up by each of the 3 Estates in…
33 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Estates
Estates General
Absolute Monarchy
Louis XVI
One of three distinct social classes in France in 1700s.
Meeting of the three estates to vote on new taxation laws.
King or queen with total power.
Kind during the French Revolution, he called the Estates Gene…
Estates
One of three distinct social classes in France in 1700s.
Estates General
Meeting of the three estates to vote on new taxation laws.
24 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary Review
bourgeoisie
cahiers
deficit spending
National Assembly
top group of the 3rd estate
list of grievances by the 3 estates
spending more money than you take in
tasked with writing the first Constitution in France
bourgeoisie
top group of the 3rd estate
cahiers
list of grievances by the 3 estates
22 terms
Vocabulary French Revolution.
Three Estates
Tennis Court Oath
Danton
National Assembly
The clergy made up a very small percentage but owned 10% of t…
A pledge made by the members of France's National Assembly in…
A radical supporter and close ally of Robespierre who was eve…
French Revolutionary assembly (1789-1791). Called first as th…
Three Estates
The clergy made up a very small percentage but owned 10% of t…
Tennis Court Oath
A pledge made by the members of France's National Assembly in…
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…
14 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
absolute monarchy
archive
bourgeoisie
conservative
a king or a queen whose power is not limited by a representat…
a place or collection containing records, documents, or other…
the middle class; neither nobles or peasants
one who opposes rapid change and holds traditional value
absolute monarchy
a king or a queen whose power is not limited by a representat…
archive
a place or collection containing records, documents, or other…
12 terms
French Revolution vocabulary
arsenal
betraying
colonial
dictator
a place where guns and ammunition are stores
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 stores
betraying
giving help to the enemy.
20 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Estate
Bourgeoisie
Estates-General
Tennis Court Oath
a class or order regarded as forming part of the body politic…
the middle class ... Bourgeoisie was the middle class prior to t…
the legislative body in France that can be called upon by the…
an agreement by the national assembly "never to separate and…
Estate
a class or order regarded as forming part of the body politic…
Bourgeoisie
the middle class ... Bourgeoisie was the middle class prior to t…
22 terms
French Revolution Vocabulary
Three Estates
Tennis Court Oath
Danton
National Assembly
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1-clergy with 10% of land, didn't pay regular…
A pledge made by the members of France's National Assembly in…
French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille an…
French Revolutionary assembly (1789-1791). Called first as th…
Three Estates
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1-clergy with 10% of land, didn't pay regular…
Tennis Court Oath
A pledge made by the members of France's National Assembly in…
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…
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…
French Revolution Vocabulary
First Estate
Second Estate
Third Estate
Bourgeoisies
Roman Catholic clergy (priests).
Nobility.
Everyone else.
Middle class.
First Estate
Roman Catholic clergy (priests).
Second Estate
Nobility.
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