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what did the french revolution bring to france?
bread to the poor and democracy
when was versailles completed?
how far away was versailles from paris?
12 miles west
who lost the 7 years war?
does louis xvi want the throne of france?
no he doesnt feel ready
what is the name of the law student that greets louis and his wife marie?
louis xvi's investment in the american revolution marked what for france?
lead to financial collapse
what was maries nickname?
madam deficit - because of her expenses
who paid for all the taxes in france?
what causes riots to break out in france?
shortage of bread
what percent makes up the 3rd estate?
what is the tennis court oath?
where the national assembly is formed. they wont stop until they get a new constitution.
what is the name of the prison that is taken over when the people are looking for gunpowder>
what is the declaration of the rights of man?
all men considered truly equal. declared by national assembly. constitutional monarchy.
does louis xvi sign the declaration of the rights of men?
where is the royal family forced to move>
when did the king and queen try to escape out of the country?
june 21 1791
what is the name of the doctor that invents the human execution device?
joseph ignase guillotine
when did france declare war on austria?
april 17 1792
who are the sans culottes?
ordinary people who didnt wear knee pants
who steps up to guide the revolution?
what happens to louis xvi?
he is put on trial and is sent to death
what is the profession of jean paul marat?
what did the revolution do to marie antoinette?
she is in prison alone, children are taken away, put to trial and sent to death.
what is the reign of terror?
execution after execution of anti-revolutionaries
what is the committee of public safety?
chief task was to protect revolution of its enemies during the reign of terror.
what did robespierre compare in his speech?
terror with virtue.
what happens when danton goes against robespierre?
he is killed
what happens to robespierre?
killed by guillotine
who is the man that comes to power after the reign of terror ends?
roman-catholic church clergy
consisted of less than 1% of the total population
owned 10% of the land
didnt pay taxed
disagreed about enlightenment ideas
accounted for 2% of the population
owned 20% of the land
paid almost no taxes
held highest offices in government
disagreed about enlightenment ideas
included the bourgeoisie (middle class), urban lower class, and peasant farmers
had no power to influence government
97% of the population
80% of the population was peasants
embraced enlightenment ideas
cause and effect of estates general (may 5, 1789)
cause- france on the verge of bankruptcy, riots were spreading, nobles were denoucing royal tyranny
effects- prices went up and many people went out of business
cause and effect of national assembly (june 17, 1789)
cause- the third estate felt it was finally time for them to step up and do something
effects- tennis court oath, king accepted it
cause and effects of storming the bastille (july 14, 1789)
cause-the revolters needed gunpowder
effects- many people were killed, bastille became a symbol for france
cause and effect for the national assembly adopts the declaration of the rights of man (august, 1789)
cause-the people wanted fairness and equality so they didnt stop until they got it
effects-women were outraged,more order in society
cause and effects of limited constitutional monarchy (september, 1791)
cause-the assembly made a constitution and the constitution set up the rule of power
effects-voting was different, laws were reformed,ensured equality
cause and effects of jacobins take control (september 1792)
cause-the sans-coulottes wanted someone with a radical view to be in power
effects-france declares war on austria, radicals had the upperhand
cause and effects of the reign of terror (september, 1793)
cause-robespierre thought fear was the best way to control his peopel
effects-300,000 were arrested, 17,000 were killed
cause and effects of the end of the terror
cause-robespierre was executed
effects-napoleon came to power