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The storming of the Bastille in 1789 was significant because it...
saved the National Assembly and demonstrated the bourgeoisie's support.
Which groups were a part of France's Third Estate?
lawyers;shopkeepers;servants
France's monetary emergency in the late eighteenth century was partially a result of...
Louis XVI's inability to tax the aristocracy.
What action might have helped avert the French Revolution?
a tax change
How did the war with Austria alter the French Revolution?
It hastened the fall of the monarchy.
The radical working-class men and women of revolutionary Paris were known as
sans-culottes.
the French Revolution, the Committee of Public Safety mainly
detected and punished traitors to the Revolution
Robespierre was the head of the
Committee of Public Safety.
The brutal program run by Robespierre during the French Revolution was called the
Reign of Terror.
Some of the most democratic and progressive reforms of the French Revolution were instituted by the
National Assembly.
The most important act of the National Assembly was the
division of the country into departments.
The interval after the collapse of the National Convention in France was called the Directory because
power was given to a committee of five directors.
The Directory did what:
attempt to gain popular support through elections./call on Napoleon to purge the royalists./rule as an oligarchy
The Directory fell as a result of a
coup d'etat.
Napoleon won the support of peasants by
allowing them to keep their land.
As First Consul, Napoleon ruled in the style of a(n)
military dictator.
Napoleon's most menacing antagonist was
Britain
Napoleon imposed the Continental System because he wanted to
ruin Britain
A program calling for individual freedom, equality under law, and freedom of thought and action would most likely be upheld by a nineteenth-century
liberal.
The system of laws Napoleon instituted that expressed the ideals of the Enlightenment and the French Revolution, which is still in use today, is the
Napoleonic Code.
The enforcement of the Continental System caused Napoleon to lose the support of the
middle-class merchants.
During the Revolution of 1848 in Austria, Emperor Francis Joseph
suppressed the rebels
Under the Metternich system,
the Carlsbad Decrees were instituted
What is true regarding Italy following the Congress of Vienna?
Austria controlled the Papal States
Mazzini's Italian republic was temporary because
of the Italian subsistence of France in the Franco-Prussian War.
Louis Kossuth was a radical who
demanded Hungarian freedom from Austria
During the period from 1815 to 1848 in Europe
the spirit of revolution touched many countries.
Frederick William refused to accept the proposal of the Frankfurt Assembly. The end of this action was the
downfall of German unification.
The attack on the Bastille by the population can be described as a
. success with the loss of approximately 100 lives.
After the failure of the revolutions of 1848, thousands of Germans
immigrated to the United States.