Unit 5 - French Revolution: Part III (Intro To French Rev)

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French Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

-Introduction to French Revolution (Causes, Early Phases)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Liberty consists in being able to do anything that does not harm another person." What was the name used to call ppl who demanded freedom to worship, an end to censorship, and freedom from arbitrary laws and from judges who simply obeyed the gov't?
  • 2. 
    18th century liberalism found broad support among the prosperous, well-educated elites in both the __________ and the ___________.
  • 3. 
    The ________ ___ __________ were called in 1787 by Louis XVI to see if they would willingly pay a new land tax that would apply to all regardless of social status. THey refused to consider the tax and demanded a greater share in governing the nation.
  • 4. 
    What was the pledge called when members of the Third Estate gathered at a tennis court on the grounds of Versailles and promised to continue to meet until the constitution of the kingdom is est'd and consolidated upon solid foundations?
  • 5. 
    Who wrote the pamphlet What is the Third Estate, in which it states:What is the Third Estate? Everything.What has it been in the political order up to the present? Nothing.What does it ask? To become something.(This person also conspired with Napoleon Bonaparte in the overthrow of the Directory and became one of the three consuls.)
  • 6. 
    The Declaration of the Rights of Man (written by _______ with the help of Thomas Jefferson) declared that political soveriegnty did not rest in the hands of a monarch but rather in the nation at large. All citizens were equal before the law and in their enjoyment of all rights and responsiblities of the society. B/c all men were born free and equal, they were entitled to freedom of ________ and press, and freedom to engage in the economic activity of their choice.
  • 7. 
    The ________ _______________ ___ _____ ___________ (1790) was a legislation that basically made the church a department of state. This reform by the National Assembly caused  the most opposition. Pope Pius VI denounced both this legislation and the Declaration of the Rights of Man.
  • 8. 
    __________ are government bonds that were backed by the sale of church lands.
  • 9. 
    A _______________ monarchy replaced the old system in 1790.
  • 10. 
    On August 4, aristocrats in the National Assembly decided the only way to halt the violence in the countryside caused by the _________ ___________ was by renouncing their feudal rights.
  • 11. 
    Only men who paid _______ were allowed to vote for electors. Electors had to meet higher property requirements to qualify to vote for members of the assembly. Women were not given any franchise.
  • 12. 
    ________ was abolished in France but was still practiced in the colonies.
  • 13. 
    On October 5, a large crowd of women angered over the shortage of bread in Paris marched to Versailles to meet with "the baker, the baker's wife, and the baker's little boy." They escorted the King back to Paris. This event was known as The _______ ___ ___________.
  • 14. 
    ________ _________, a British politician, wrote Reflections on the French Revolution in 1790. He feared that once you remove the traditional system deference and alter dramatically the role of institutions such as the monarchy and church, things would take a violent turn. In modern terms, he was a conservative.