Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
Fall of the Bastille
France and their Society in the 1700's
The Great Fear
Louis XIV
100

What Enlightenment ideas are in the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen?

Freedom of religion, freedom of the press, no taxation without representation, and elimination of excessive punishments.

100

Who did the peasants kill when they stormed the Bastille?

The governor called Launay and several guards were killed.

100

France was divided into 3 classes, what were they called?

Clergies, nobles and peasants/commons.

100

Why was the Great Fear called the Great Fear?

The lords and the Third Estate feared for the lives because of the peasant riots.

100

Louis XIV was called ____ because ______.

Louis XIV was called "The Sun King" because he was extravagant, powerful, and above all people.

200

Why was the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen written?

To establish a democracy in France and end the monarchy.

200

How many inmates were found in the the Bastille?

7 inmates.

200

Why did the French society dislike their king?

Because their king lived a life of luxury while the peasants were starving.

200

What kind of riot was there during the Great Fear?

a) Money riot

b) Bread riot

c) Tea riot

d) Crop riot

b) Bread riot

200

The reason Louis XIV put France in debt.

What is war?

300

What did the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen abolish or get rid of.

The absolute monarchy.

300

When was the storming of the Bastille?

a) 1746

b) 1784

c) 1789

July 14, 1789

300

Why was France so powerful in the 1700’s?

Large amounts of taxes and paying more for military.

300

What happened to the farmers and the industrial workers during the Great Fear?

They had poor harvests and their crops were killed.

300

How many wives did Louis XIV have?

He had 2 wives, Maria and Theresa.

400

How did the Declaration of the Rights of Man affect the church?

It made no recognition of the special position of the Catholic Church.

400

What did the Fall of the Bastille signify for the people of France?

It signified a victory for the revolutionaries and the people that were against the king.

400

What was one of the main problems in France during 1700’s?

An economic crisis. There were expensive wars and the rapidly growing population outpaced the food supply.

400

How long did the Great Fear riots last for?

a) ~ three weeks

b) ~ two months

c) ~ 5 days

They lasted for roughly three weeks.

400

Louis XIV's belief. 

Hint: "The king's right to rule came directly from God and couldn't be bound by the will of anyone." 

What is the Divine Right of Kings?


500

When was the Declaration of Man and of the Citizen written and who wrote it? (Must get both right)

It was written in 1789 by France's National Assembly.

500

How many years did it take for the storming of Bastille to become a holiday?

a) 16

b) 104

c) 91

d) 87

c) 91

500

How much of the French population was nobles?

About 1.5-2%

500
How many people died during the Great Fear?
Twenty thousand people were either shot, killed, or drowned.
500

How did Louis XIV die?

He died from sciatica, a sharp pain in his leg.

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