Unit 5 - French Revolution: Part V (Napoleonic Era)

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French Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

-Rise to Power and Goals-Domestic Policy-Foreign Policy-Fall of Napoleon


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many consuls were "established" right after the coup d'etat?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 2. 
    Napoleon granted universal male suffrage to the French population.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of these are not part of Napoleon's Domestic Policy?
    • A. 

      General amnesty was issued.

    • B. 

      A secret police force was established.

    • C. 

      Public servants were only required to be loyal to him.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    The Civil Code of 1804, also known as the _____________ _____ provides the framework for the French legal system to this day. It enshrined the equality of all people before the law and safeguarded the rights of property holders.
  • 5. 
    The code reversed the advances made by women during the Revolution: women and children were legally dependent on their _________ and ________. A woman could not sell or buy property without the approval of the people mentioned above, and divorce became much harder to obtain.
  • 6. 
    Which of these was NOT established under the Concordat signed with Pope Pius VII?
    • A. 

      Catholicism was declared the religion of the great majority of Catholics.

    • B. 

      Only some members of the clergy had to swear an oath supporting the state.

    • C. 

      The papacy were to select bishops, but only on recommendation of the First Consul.

    • D. 

      The church were to give up its claims to those lands confiscated during the Revolution.

    • E. 

      Napoleon was to get rid of the calendar that had been established under Jacobin dominance.

  • 7. 
    ________________ is the belief that all people should enjoy equal social, political, and economical rights and opportunities. A new aristocracy was created based on service to the state rather than birth. Members of the new aristocracy did not enjoy any special privileges before the law and couldn't pass their titles to their children.
  • 8. 
    During the Napoleonic Era, _________ art and architecture became popular again.
  • 9. 
    The Treaty of _________ (1802) put France officially at peace with Great Britain, but Napoleon sent troops to Haiti to antagonize the British, who had colonies in the Caribbean. He lost interest when most of the troops died from disease.
  • 10. 
    The Third Coalition consisted of which countries?
    • A. 

      Austria, Prussia, and Russia

    • B. 

      Austria, Russia, and Great Britain

    • C. 

      Austria, Prussia, and Great Britain

  • 11. 
    Napoleon abolished the Holy Roman Empire and created the _____________ ____ ____ _________, a loose grouping of 16 German states placed under the influence of France.
  • 12. 
    The ____________ system was established in an attempt to ban British goods from arriving on the continent. This move actually ended up weakening the states Napoleon had conquered and did little to advance French economic interests.
  • 13. 
    Napoleon's Grand Army of 600,000 entered ________ in 1812 and only 40,000 made it back to France due to the combination of attacks, the brutal winter, and lack of supplies.
  • 14. 
    The Fourth Coalition was comprised of
    • A. 

      Austria, Prussia, Russia, the Netherlands

    • B. 

      Austria, Prussia, Russia, Spain

    • C. 

      Austria, Russia, Great Britain

    • D. 

      Austria, Prussia, Russia, Great Britain

  • 15. 
    Wellington (British commander), aided by Marshal Butcher (leader of the Prussian forces), defeated Napoleon at the ________ ____ ___________ on June 18, 1815. He was exiled to the distant island of St. Helena, in the middle of the Atlantic, where he died in 1821.