Leaders The Estates Key Terms Napoleon Battle & Events

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Who is Maximilien Robespierre?
He led the Reign of Terror.

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What is the 3rd Estate?
This estate made up 97% of France's population.

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Who are conservatives?
People that support absolute monarchy and oppose the revolution.

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What is the Napoleonic Code?
This set of laws limited the power of the government, yet declared rights and priveleges of the French people.

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What is the Storming the Bastille?
This event quickly became a symbol of the French Revolution.

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Who is King Louis XVI?
I was found guilty of treason and later beheaded by the guillotine.

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What is the 1st estate?
The clergy was part of this estate?

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Who are the emigres?
Those that fled France and the revolution. They spread stories on revolutionary attacks against the nobles and privileged.

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What is the Battle of Trafalgar?
Napoleon was defeated at this battle at sea.

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What is the Tennis Court Oath?
The National Assembly promises to stay united and to write a new Constitution for France.

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Who is Marie Antoinette?
Wife of the King who drove France into debt with her lavish spending.

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What is the 2nd estate?
When King Louis XVI suggested taxation reforms on French estates, this estate responded harshly demanding a meeting of the estates-general.

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What is the guillotine?
A killing machine.

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What is "scorched-earth" policy?
The Russians used this method to defeat the French in Moscow.

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What is the Great Fear?
A period of fear and violence that swept through France's countryside during the Fall of 1789.

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Who is Metternich?
This person is known as the architect of the Congress of Vienna.

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What is the 3rd estate?
The bourgeoisie sat at the top of this estate.

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What is a coup d'etat?
Napoleon did this to gain control of France.

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What is annex?
Napoleon used his military skills and leadership to __________ countries.

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What is the March on Versailles?
On Oct 5th, thousands of women streamed down the road that led from Paris to Versailled. "Bread", they shouted.

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What is the Committee of Public Safety?
Absolute in power, they battled to save the revolution by dealing with any threats against the revolution.

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What is the third estate?
The rising cost of bread had the most impact on which estate?

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What is a unicameral legislation?
The Constitution of 1791 established this type of government with a one-house assembly.

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What is abdicate?
Napoleon was forced to "step down" as emperor of France.

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What is the Congress of Vienna?
The Concert of Europe convenes to discuss how to build and maintain peace and stability in Europe.

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