FRENCH REVOLUTION AND NAPOLEON

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FRENCH REVOLUTION AND NAPOLEON
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  1. WHAT DOES SUFFRANGE MEAN?
    IT MEANS THE RIGHT TO VOTE.
  2. WHAT IS A DEFICIT AND WHY WAS MARIE ANTOINETTE CALLED 'MADAME DEFICIT'?
    Queen Marie Antionette of France. The people blamed her for the bad economics in the country and claimed that she alone was the one to have spent all the money on her own pleasures. DEFICIT MEANS TO BE IN THE NEGATIVE.
  3. WHAT DOES ABDICATE MEAN?
    It means to formally relinquish or given up power or authority such a king giving up his power.
  4. How much does Mom love Cameron?
    TO INFINITY AND BACK:)
  5. WHO MADE UP EACH OF FRANCE'S 3 ESTATES AND WHAT RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES DID EACH HAVE (OR NOT)?
    FIRST ESTATE- CLERGY ESTATES MADE UP OF HIGHER CLERGY, THEY WERE WEALTHY, CAME FROM PROMINANT FAMILIES, LIVE IN LUXURY AND PAID NO TAXES.

    • 2ND ESTATE- LOWER CLERY- ARE THE PERISH PRIESTS, TYPICALLY POOR AND PAIND NO TAXES.
    • NOBILITY-WEALTHY AND PAY NO TAXES

    • 3RD ESTATE-THREE GROUPS- PEASANTS- THEY PAID MOST OF THE TAXES
    • CITY DWELLERS- OWN NO LAND, THEY ARE THEY WORKERS AND PAY TAXES.
    • BOURGEOISIE- MIDDLE CLASS, THEY WERE EDUCATED, WEALTHY AND INTELECTUALS CAME FROM HERE. THEY ALSO PAYED TAXES.
  6. WHAT WAS THE DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF MAN?
    • DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF MAN:
    • 1. THE GOVENMENT BELONGS TO THE PEOPLE.
    • 2. WE NEED TO PRESERVE NATURAL RIGHTS:
    • LIBERTY
    • PROPERTY
    • SECURITY
    • RESISTANCE TO OPPRESION
  7. WHO WERE THE BOURGEOISIE?
    THEY WERE THE FIRST GROUP IN THE 3RD ESTATE. THEY WERE MIDDLE CLASS, EDUCATED, WEALTHY AND INTELECTUALS WHO PAID TAXES.
  8. WHAT WAS THE NAPOLEONIC CODE?
    • 1. LIMITED FREEDOM OF SPEECH
    • 2. LIMITED FREEDOM OF PRESS
    • 3. FREEDOM OF RELIGION
    • 4. REINSTATED SLAVERY IN THE COLONIES
    • 5. NO MORE CLASS PRIVILEGES
    • 6. EQUALITY FOR ALL FRENCH MEN
    • 7 EMPLOYERS ARE SUPERIOR TO EMPLOYEES
    • 8. PROPERTY RIGHTS TO MEN
    • 9 GOT RID OF FEDERALISM
  9. WHAT WAS THE OLD REGIME?
    FRENCH POITICAL AND SOCIAL SYSTEM PRIOR TO 1789.
  10. WHAT WAS THE ESTATES GENERAL?
    THIS WAS THE FIRST GOVERNMENT THAT EXISTED. THIS IS WHERE THE 3 ESTATES TO DECIDE ON ISSUES SUCH AS TAXES. EACH ESTATE COUNTS AS ONE VOTE.
  11. WHAT WAS THE TENNIS COURT OATH AND WHO TOOK IT?
    THE THIRD CLASS LOCKED THEMSELVES ON A TENNIS COURT UNTIL THEY GOT A CONSTITUTION. THEY MADE A VOW THEY WOULD NOT LEAVE UNTIL A CONSTITUTION WAS SIGNED WHICH WAS GRANTED.
  12. WHAT IS BASTILLE DAY? (JULY 14, 1789)
    BASTILLE WAS A PRISON THAT SYMBOLIZED THE POLITICAL OPPRESSION OF THE FRENCH. THEY CUT OFF THE HEADS OF THE MAYOR AND LEADER OF THE PRISON GUARD.
  13. WHO WERE THE RADICALS?
    THE JACOBINS ARE THE RADICALS WITHIN THE NATIONAL CONVENTION. EVENTUALLY THEY WILL OVERTHROUGH THE GIRONDISTS AND SET UP OUR 6TH GOVERNMENT CALLED THE COMMITY OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
  14. WHAT HAPPENED DURING THE REIGN OF TERROR?
    20,000-40,000 PEOPLE WILL BE ACCUESED OF CRIMES, FOUND GUILTY AND WILL BE EITHER IMPRISONED OR EXECUTED.
  15. WHAT PERSON IS CONSIDERED THE LEADER OF THE REIGN OF TERROR?
    MAXIMILLIEN FRANCOIS MARIE ISADORE DE ROBESPIERRE.
  16. HOW DID NAPOLEON COME TO POWER IN FRANCE.
    HE OVERTHREW THE DIRECTORY AND FORMED A 3 MAN GROUP CALLED THE CONSULATE IN WHICH HE WAS THE FIRST CONSULATE. HE THEN OVERTHREW THE CONSULATE BECAME THE SOLE LEADER OF FRANCE. HE WENT FROM DICTATOR TO EMPEROR.
  17. WHAT WAS THE ROSETTA STONE AND WHERE WAS IT FOUND?
  18. HOW DID NAPOLEON INCREASE HIS POWER IN 1804?
  19. WHAT IS A PLEBISCITE?
  20. WHAT WAS THE CONTINENTAL SYSTEM?
    THIS IS WHERE NAPOLEON FORBADE EUROPEAN NATIONS FROM TRADING WITH GREAT BRITAIN.
  21. THE INVASION OF WHAT COUNTRY WAS A DISASTER FOR NEPOLEON?
    RUSSIA

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