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In 1789, King Louis XVI summoned the Estates-General primarily to
a) eliminate feudal dues. b) increase the influence of the peasants. c) raise taxes to pay off growing debt. d) protect the privileges of the First and Second Estates
To which country were Louis XVI and his family trying to escape when they were captured?
a) Austria b) Spain c) Britain d) Germany
Which of the following would not have been grouped under the Third Estate?
a) Priests b) Merchants c) The bourgeoisie d) Peasants
Which of the following is probably NOT a reason why the French Revolution turned violent?
a) The fact that the peasantry was in control b) Severe food shortages c) The heavy tax burden on the poor d) The threat of foreign attack
Which of the following did not occur?
a) Robespierre eliminated all economic controls and allowed prices to rise sharply b) Louis XVI attempted to flee France c) he Jacobins took control of the National Convention away from the Girondins d) For a time, the French government was a limited monarchy
Which party wanted few changes made in France?
a) Moderates b) Monarchists c) Jacobins d) Conservatives
Marie-Antoinette was the wife of which French monarch?
a) Napoleon b) Louis XIV c) Louis XV d) Louis XVI
Which event did not take place during the summer of 1789?
a) The Tennis Court Oath b) The Great Fear c) The Reign of Terror d) The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
What did the Second Estate comprise?
a) The clergy b) The bourgeoisie c) The peasantry d) The nobility
What was the main reason that several thousand women marched on Versailles in October 1789?
a) Bread shortages in Paris b) Universal suffrage for men and women c) An influenza outbreak d) An exhibition of Marie-Antoinette’s fashions
What happened on August 26, 1789?
a) Marie-Antoinette was executed b) The Estates-General convened c) Georges Danton and Maximilien Robespierre played tennis d) The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen was issued
Which period was known as the Great Fear?
a) 1786–1789, when it was clear that France’s economic situation was dire b) ) The summer of 1789, when peasants around the French countryside revolted against their feudal landlords c) 1793–1794, when Robespierre systematically killed more than 15,000 alleged counter revolutionary activists d) 1797–1799, when the corrupt Directory ruled dictatorially
Who helped form the French National Guard?
a) Marquis de Lafayette b) Lazare Carnot c) Napoleon d) Robespierre
Which Parisian landmark was raided by revolutionaries in pursuit of arms?
a) The Musée d’Orsay b) The Bastille c) Versailles d) The Louvre
According to Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès’s pamphlet, what is the Third Estate?
a) Versailles b) The Clergy c) The royalty d) Everyone else
What did the Tennis Court Oath establish?
a) That no one would be Louis XVI’s doubles partner b) That the Third Estate would accept the tax burden in return for freedom from feudal contracts c) That the National Assembly wouldn’t dissolve until they had created a constitution d) That France would no longer support the Catholic Church
Who created the Committee of Public Safety?
a) Louis XVI b) Robespierre c) The Directory d) The National Convention
Who shot down Charles de Calonne’s debt-relief-by-taxation proposal?
a) The Assembly of Notables b) Louis XVI c) The National Assembly d) The Estates-General
Which was not a part of the government at any point during the French Revolution?
a) The National Convention b) The Council of Ancients c) The National Assembly d) The Directory
Which factor did not contribute to France’s pre-revolution debt?
a) The Seven Years’ War b) The cost of maintaining the army and navy c) Upkeep at Versailles d) High tariffs on imported goods
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