Roots of the Revolution/The Three Estates
Absolute Monarchs/Queen Marie Antoinette
A Time of Violence/ A New Government
Religion, Culture, Art / Reign of Terror
Napoleon Bonaparte / The Romantic Revolution
100

Define Tyrannical

A characteristic of a tyrant or tyranny; cruel or unjust.

100

Why did many people disapprove of Marie Antoinette?

She was Austrian, built a make-believe peasant village, and was accused of interfering with political decisions.

100

Define Natural Law.

A system of rights or justice that is shared by all people and that comes from nature, not the rules of society.

100

Define Neoclassicism.

A revival of ancient Greek and Roman ideas, especially in literature, art, or architecture.

100

What did Romantic artists value most?

Spontaneity.

200

Why is the summer of 1789 known as the "time of the Great Fear" in France?

Peasants rioted and fled from what they thought was a noble's plot to kill them.

200

Under Louis XIV, what was life like at Versailles?

Uncomfortable due to small rooms; difficulty for courtiers to win the king's favor.

200

What happened at the Bastille on July 14, 1789?

San culottes stormed the building and killed the leaders.

200

What type of civilization inspired a movement of art during the French Revolution?

Classical

200

What title didn't Napoleon have during his lifetime?

King of France.

300

Who were the philosophes?

Enlightenment thinkers who believed in justice and freedom.

300

What was the famous quote from Marie Antoinette during the shortage of bread?

"Let them eat cake."

300

Why did Parisian women march to Versailles in October 1789?

To demand more bread.

300

What gave the Reign of Terror its name?

Execution of many people.

300

What was the greatest factor in Russia's defeat of Napoleon's army?

The cold Russian winter.

400

In prerevolutionary France, which group had the least amount of political power?

Peasants

400

Who was called the Sun King?

Louis XIV

400

What was the Declaration of the Rights of Man?

French Bill of Rights

400

Why did the Jacobins establish a new calendar?

The old calendar was associated with Christianity.

400

Which battle was the final defeat in Napoleon's military career?

Waterloo.

500

Which philosophe said, "Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains?"

Rosseau

500

In the French Revolution, where did the deputies take their oath not to separate until they had written a constitution?

Tennis court at  Versailles.

500

What didn't the Declaration of the Rights of Man not establish?

End of the monarchy.

500

How did the Reign of Terror end?

Death of Robespierre.

500

Define symphony.

A musical composition written for an orchestra.

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