ANCIEN REGIME
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY
COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC SAFETY
DIRECTORY
NAPOLEON
100

On July 14, 1789, Parisians stormed this fortress, a symbol of royal authority and arbitrary power.

What is the Bastille?

100

This radical working-class group played a key role in Paris during the revolution.

Who are the 'sans-culottes'?

100

What was the fate of King Louis XVI?

What is he was executed by the National Assembly.

100

Who was the key figure executed for radical leadership during the Reign of Terror?

Who is Maximilien Robespierre?

100

What was the primary form of government established by the Directory and how many served? 

What is an executive body of five directors?

100

What significant military and political role did Napoleon hold before becoming the ruler of France?

What is a General in the French Army?

200

The Ancien Régime's society was divided into these three estates, representing the clergy, the nobility, and the commoners.

What are the First, Second, and Third Estates?

200

This was the National Assembly's first significant act, abolishing feudalism and the privileges of the nobility and clergy.

What is the August Decrees?

200

In April 1792, the Legislative Assembly declared war on this country, marking the start of a series of revolutionary wars.

 What is Austria? What is the War of the First Coalition?

200

 Which French King was executed in 1793, marking a significant turn in the revolution?

Who is King Louis XVI?

200

What was a major problem faced by The Directory during its rule?

What is political instability and economic difficulties?

200

What title did Napoleon assume in 1804, marking the end of the French Republic?

What is Emperor of the French?

300

This widespread economic issue in France, characterized by rising bread prices and poor harvests, greatly contributed to the unrest leading up to the French Revolution.

What is famine or food scarcity?

300

This oath, taken on June 20, 1789, by members of the Third Estate, vowed not to disband until a new French constitution had been adopted

What is the Tennis Court Oath

300

What was the main charge against King Louis XVI during his trial?

What is treason against the state of France?

300

These two regions were known for opposing the execution of King Louis XVI.

What are Vendée and Brittany?

300

What was one of the main criticisms against the Directory regarding its governance style?

What is corruption and inefficiency?

300

 What legal code, still influential in modern law, was introduced by Napoleon in 1804?

What is the Napoleonic Code or the Civil Code of 1804?

400

This palace, a symbol of the monarchy's extravagance, became a focal point of public anger against the Ancien Régime.

What is the Palace of Versailles?

400

This pivotal document, declaring fundamental rights and liberties, was adopted by the National Constituent Assembly in August 1789.

What is the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen?

400

What type of government did the Legislative Assembly operate under in France after 1791?

What is a constitutional monarchy?

400

This controversial law targeted suspected enemies of the revolution

What is the Law of Suspects?

400

What is a Coup D'etat?

What is a sudden, violent, and unlawful seizure of power from a government; a coup. a military coup d'état brought down the government

400

What was the primary goal of the Concordat between Napoleon and the Roman Catholic Church?

What is to reconcile the French state with the Church and end the religious strife stemming from the revolution?

500

This economic system, prevalent during the Ancien Régime, was characterized by feudal dues and obligations owed by peasants to their lords

What is Feudalism or Manorialism?

500

This group split from the Jacobins, advocating a more moderate approach to revolution.

Who are the Girondins?

500

This event in 1791, involving King Louis XVI's attempt to flee Paris, drastically changed the public's perception of the monarchy and influenced the actions of the Legislative Assembly.

What is the Flight to Varennes?

500

This influential figure was known for his strong stance against the Reign of Terror's excesses.

Georges Danton?

500

This leader's role was pivotal in ending the Directory through a coup in 1799.

Who is Napoleon Bonaparte? The Coup of 18 Brumaire

500

What were the two notable military campaigns led by Napoleon before he rose to power in France, showcasing his military prowess and contributing to his fame?

What are the Italian Campaign and the Egyptian Campaign?


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