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The French Revolution
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26 questions
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The First Estate was made up of this group.

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clergy

common people

nobles

kings and queens

Q. One cause of the French Revolution was the emergence of a new middle class of merchants and professionals called the 
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bourgeoisie
aristocracy
sans culottes
denoument
Q. Only this group paid taxes in pre-revolutionary France.
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1st Estate
2nd Estate
3rd Estate
1st and 3rd Estates
Q. What do these pie charts reveal about the causes of the French Revolution?
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all the estates were taxed equally
the upper classes paid the most taxes
the poorest classes paid all the taxes
the third estate was the wealthiest
Q. What happened at the Storming of the Bastille? 
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When French women stormed the palace. 
A period of mass executions. 
Storming of the French prison.End of the French Revolution. 
Peasants storm a French prison. Beginning of French Rev. 
Q.

which one is the flag of France ?

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What is the name of the French anthem ?

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La Marseillaise

La danse des canards

La vie en rose

L'hymne à la joie

Q. Louis XVI was forced to accept the National Assembly's decrees because:
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The army turned against him
It was the only way he could remain Monarch
Thousands of women stormed Versailles and forced him to agree
His escape attempt failed
Q. The term Sans Culottes means "without Breeches".  What meaning did this take on during the Revolution?
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women didn't wear skirts
People were poor and couldn't afford pants
People who  did not use guns
Ordinary patriots without fine clothes
Q. Which of the Three Estates was NOT exempt from the Taille?
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The First Estate (clergy)
The Second Estate (nobility)
The Third Estate (Commoners)
They all paid tax
Q. The Declaration of the Rights of Man and The Citizen proclaimed:
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Equal rights for all men, but no political rights for women
an end to the monarchy
equal rights for all citizens and political rights for women
an  end to  police force
Q. When the Estates-General convened in May 1789, it was the intention of Louis XVI to do what?
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Give up the Monarchy
Throw a party
Raise taxes
Go to war
Q. What two countries vowed to use force to restore Louis XVI's power?
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England and Russia
Prussia and Poland
Austria and Bosnia
Austria and Prussia
Q. The French National Assembly swore the Tennis Court Oath, which was
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A promise to destroy all of the nation's tennis bracelets
a vow to meet until a constitution was finished
an oath of loyalty to Jean Valjean
an oath to execute all clerty
Q.

In 1791, France's new constitution changed France's government to a(n) _________________.

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Republic

Constitutional Monarchy

Absolute Monarchy

Dictatorship

Q.

What charter, passed by the National Assembly, officially destroyed the inequality of the Old Regime?

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The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen

Constitution of 1791

Tennis Court Oath

Declaration of Independence

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The Reign of Terror was a time when

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Marie Antoinette was executed

The Committee of Public Safety used terror to keep the Republic safe

Thousands of French people were sent to the guillotine

all of these

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The TERROR ended when...

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Marie Antoinette was executed.

Louis XVI was executed.

Marat was murdered in his bath.

Robespierre was executed.

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An assembly of representatives from all three estates that met for the first time in 175 years when Louis XVI called them together.

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Estates General

National Assembly

Legislative Assembly

Declaration of the Rights of Man and of Citizen

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The period from mid-1793 to mid-1794, when Maximilien Robespierre ruled France nearly as a dictator and thousands of political figures and ordinary citizens were executed.

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Great Fear

French Revolution

Reign of Terror

Tennis Court Oath

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11) In October of 1789, thousands of women marched to the King’s palace demanding

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Money

Lower prices for bread

Cows and chickens

Cute husbands

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France was deep in debt because

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money spent on the American Revolution

Marie Antoinette's lavish spending

the 1st and 2nd estates barely paid any taxes

all of the above

Q. What did the National Assembly promise to do in the Tennis Court Oath?
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To execute the king
To write a new constitution
To stage a Coup d'etat
To make France independent
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Which estate paid the majority of the taxes in France prior to the French Revolution?

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1st Estate

2nd Estate

3rd Estate

Q. The French Revolution was inspired by _______________ thinkers.
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Scientific Revolution
Clergy
Enlightenment
Revolutionary
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The document that increased the rights of all French citizens

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Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen

Declaration of Independence

Tennis Court Oath

Constitution

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