Unit 6 Age Of Revolution Vocabulary Review Question Preview (ID: 44279)


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a written plan of government that places limits on a government’s or leader’s power
a) constitution
b) Napoleonic Code
c) Estates-General
d) Reign of Terror

a war fought and won by the 13 American colonies to achieve independence from Great Britain
a) coup d'etat
b) guillotine
c) Reign of Terror
d) American Revolution

social classes in France prior to the revolution
a) Directory
b) estates
c) National Assembly
d) constitution

French legislative body made up of the three estates
a) American Revolution
b) French Revolution
c) Estates-General
d) Jacobins

a government made up of representatives from the Third Estate
a) National Assembly
b) Jacobins
c) American Revolution
d) Patriots

A new constitution created by the National Assembly on King Louis XVI’s tennis courts
a) Napoleonic Code
b) Tennis Court Oath
c) National Assembly
d) Reign of Terror

a machine designed to execute people by beheading
a) Directory
b) Jacobins
c) constitution
d) guillotine

the killing of anyone that did not support the French Revolution; led by Robespierre
a) coup d'etat
b) Estates-General
c) Regin of Terror
d) Napoleonic Code

a five person group that ran the French government after the Reign of Terror
a) Directory
b) Estates-General
c) American Revolution
d) Jacobins

a radical revolutionary group in France
a) Jacobins
b) Directory
c) coup d'etat
d) guillotine

fast takeover of a government usually by force
a) Reign of Terror
b) Napoleonic Code
c) Jacobins
d) coup d'etat

a uniform system of laws based on Enlightenment ideals
a) Napoleonic Code
b) National Assembly
c) Estates-General
d) American Revolution

Roman Catholic clergy, owned 15% of the land and made up 1% of the population
a) Second Estate
b) First Estate
c) Third Estate
d) Fourth Estate

nobility, owned 25% of the land and made up 2% of the population
a) Second Estate
b) First Estate
c) Third Estate
d) Fourth Estate

merchants and peasants that paid the majority of the taxes while being underrepresented in government, made up 97% of the population
a) First Estate
b) Second Estate
c) Third Estate
d) Fourth Estate

citizen’s role in electing representatives (gives people power)
a) popular sovereignty
b) natural rights
c) social contract
d) civil liberties

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