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Ancien Regime
(before 1789)
Infant deaths high
pop exploded in 1800s
rich had bad diets
Lettres de Cachet
letters which forced anyone of the kings choice to go to prison w/out a trial.
Civil Constitution of the Clergy
(1790)
-Placed church under state rule
-led to NA forcing clergy to swear aliegence to rev.
Bastille
a fortress which had been used as a prison
Emigres
Rich french who fled the country
Jacobins
wanted a republic
Girondists
powerfulgroup within jacobins
Sans-culotte
pariasian revolutionaries
assignats
bonds
cahiers
list of grievances that estates general would discuss
Commune
group of revolutionaries
Great Fear
a general panic caused by peasant rebellions
Danton
critic of new legislature
Necker
worked for french economy