Do You Know About The French Revolution?

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  • 1. 
    At the Congress of Vienna, legitamacy refers to
    • A. 

      Restoring Napoleon Bonaparte as the King of France

    • B. 

      Establishing a democracy in France

    • C. 

      Establishing a republic in France with a new constitution

    • D. 

      Restoring Hereditary monarchies based on Louis XVI

  • 2. 
    Only the King could call this Legislative body into session, it was called
    • A. 

      Old Regime

    • B. 

      Bourgeoisie

    • C. 

      National-Assembly

    • D. 

      Estates-General

  • 3. 
    All of the following were goals of the Congress of Vienna except
    • A. 

      Defeat the coalition against France

    • B. 

      Restore stability through law

    • C. 

      Balance of powers in Europe

    • D. 

      Restore royal families

  • 4. 
    All of these classes, the bourgeoisie, middle classes, doctors, lawyers, merchants, urban poor, and peasants made up the following
    • A. 

      1st Estate

    • B. 

      2nd Estate

    • C. 

      3rd Estate

    • D. 

      Coalition against France

  • 5. 
    By the summer of 1789, violence was widespread economic problems were getting worse.  Noble families were being killed or fleeing.  This was called?
    • A. 

      Tennis Court Oath

    • B. 

      The Great Fear

    • C. 

      The Reign of Terror

    • D. 

      Napoleonic Era

  • 6. 
    Napoleon returns to power, he raises an army of 100,000 men and attacks the coalition.  This is known as
    • A. 

      Escape from St. Helena

    • B. 

      Battle of Waterloo

    • C. 

      Napoleonic Code

    • D. 

      The Hundred Days

  • 7. 
    The Tennis Court Oath was when
    • A. 

      The 3rd Estate left the National Assembly and vowed to write a new constitution

    • B. 

      The 1st Estate's land was taken by the 2nd Estate

    • C. 

      The 3rd Estate wrote the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen

    • D. 

      The 3rd Estate vowed to attack the Bastille

  • 8. 
    Factions that supported the monarchy would most likely be part of the
    • A. 

      Left wing

    • B. 

      Moderate

    • C. 

      Right wing

    • D. 

      3rd Estate

  • 9. 
    On October 5, 1789, women Marched on Versailles demanding
    • A. 

      The right to vote

    • B. 

      "Bread" for their families and blaming the queen for extravagant life style

    • C. 

      Representation in the general estates

    • D. 

      Noble privileges to end

  • 10. 
    Financial troubles in France were due to all of the following except
    • A. 

      Funding three wars: American., Austrian Succession (1740-1748) and 7 Years War (1756-1763

    • B. 

      Supporting a lavish court

    • C. 

      Paying the interest on the debt

    • D. 

      Helping the 3rd Estate with many social programs

  • 11. 
    The Reign of Terror was led by 
    • A. 

      Maximillien Robespierre

    • B. 

      George Danton

    • C. 

      Paul Marat

    • D. 

      Napoleon Bonaparte

  • 12. 
    Napoleon gains the people's trust and respect by
    • A. 

      Beheading Louis XVI

    • B. 

      Strategically positioning cannons around Paris and defends it against the Coalition against France

    • C. 

      Writes a new French Constitution give all people the right to vote

    • D. 

      Annexing the Netherlands, Belgium, and parts of Italy and Germany

  • 13. 
    The British defeat Napoleon off the wrst coast of Spain, thus Napoleon could not conquer England and could not control the seas in the battle of
    • A. 

      Waterloo

    • B. 

      Leipzig

    • C. 

      Trafalgar

    • D. 

      Marengo

  • 14. 
    Napoleon loses Russia due to all of the following except
    • A. 

      Alexander burns much of Russia

    • B. 

      Bitter cold

    • C. 

      Lack of supplies

    • D. 

      The coalition has trapped him

  • 15. 
    Partisan stormed the Bastille becuase it was a symbol of the monarchy there they
    • A. 

      Killed the Queen and King of France

    • B. 

      Killed nobles

    • C. 

      Found weapons to be used in the protestors

    • D. 

      Freed political prisoners

  • 16. 
    The Napoleonic Code did all of the following except
    • A. 

      Establishes banking system, executes corrupt officers

    • B. 

      Establish public schools- "lycees"

    • C. 

      Allow personal freedoms and due process

    • D. 

      Restores slavery in French colonies, and brings conscription to France

  • 17. 
    This group (faction), called for death to all that supported the monarchy
    • A. 

      émigré

    • B. 

      Jacobins

    • C. 

      Sans-Culottes

    • D. 

      Committee of Public Safety

  • 18. 
    Napoleon encanted the Continental System, this
    • A. 

      Closes European ports to British goods

    • B. 

      Annexed most of Western Europe

    • C. 

      Conducted guerrilla warfare against the coalition

    • D. 

      Abdicated his throne

  • 19. 
    Which of these events are in chronological order?
    • A. 

      Reign of Terror, beheading of Louis XVI, rise of Napoleon, Coalition against France

    • B. 

      Reign of Terror, Great Fear, Rise of Napoleon, Coalition against France

    • C. 

      Great Fear, Rise of Napoleon, Congress of Vienna, Coalition against France

    • D. 

      Great Fear, Reign of Terror, Rise of Napoleon, Congress of Vienna

  • 20. 
    European nations pledged to maintain a balance of power, supress revolutions, and to restore the monarchy, this European alliance was called
    • A. 

      Legitimacy

    • B. 

      Holy Alliance

    • C. 

      Concert of Europe

    • D. 

      Napoleonic Code