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Why was Robespierre executed?
a) he beame too radical for the revolution
b) he became to soft of enemies of France
c) he tried to kill all the military
d) he tried to take over all of Europe

What two things inspired/influenced the French Revolution?
a) the Age of Exploration and the American Revolution
b) the American Revolution and the Scientific Revolution
c) the Enlightenment and the American Revolution
d) the Age of Exploration and the Enlightenment

What was the time period during the revolution that people who did not support the revoloution were killed?
a) Old Regime
b) Scientific Revolution
c) Enlightenment
d) Reign of Terror

In late 1791 the revolution became more radical by which Jacobin leader of the National Convention?
a) Robespierre
b) Napoleon
c) Louis XVI
d) Marie Antionette

What was the constitution written by the National Assembly which created a constitutional monarchy in France?
a) Magna Carta
b) English Bill of Rights
c) Declaration of Independence
d) Tennis Court Oath

What did the third estate do when they broke away from the Estates-General?
a) created the Directory
b) created the Reign of Terror
c) created the National Assembly
d) created the National Convention

Why did the third estate break away from the Estates-General?
a) because Louis XVI wouldn't give them more taxes
b) because Louis XVI wouldn't give them more than one vote
c) because Louis XVI wouldn't give them more time to decide
d) because Louis XVI wouldn't let them sell their crops

Why did Louis XVI call the Estates-General?
a) to pay for a war he wanted to fight
b) to get more money for the third estate
c) to get more clothes
d) to ask for tax reform

Which of the following is NOT a cause of the French Revolution?
a) Britain tried to attack France's borders
b) the French government was in severe debt
c) Louis XVI was a weak leader
d) there was social imbalance in France

Which estate paid all the taxes?
a) first estate
b) second estate
c) third estate
d) fourth estate

Which estate represented the largest number of people in France?
a) first estate
b) second estate
c) fourth estate
d) third estate

Who made up the third estate?
a) clergy
b) nobility
c) the king
d) everyone else (peasants, workers, farmers)

Who made up the first estate?
a) clergy
b) nobility
c) the king
d) everyone else (peasants, workers, farmers)

Who made up the second estate?
a) clergy
b) nobility
c) the king
d) everyone else (peasants, workers, farmers)

During the Old Regime, how were the social classes divided?
a) by gender
b) by estate
c) by height
d) by nationality

Which group took a more conservative approach to the revolution after the Reign of Terror?
a) National Assembly
b) Directory
c) National Convention
d) Jacobins

What soldier took the title of First Consul of France and brought stability to the country?
a) Robespierre
b) Louis XVI
c) Napoleon Bonaparte
d) Marie Antionette

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