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What developments in France and the United States attempted to assure the implementation of the concept that governments exist to protect the natural rights of citizens.
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The Reign of Terror had a leader. Who was he?
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What happened immediately following the French Revolution of 1789?
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The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen stated that
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Robespierre tried to ____________ during the Reign of Terror.
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The immediate cause of the outbreak of revolution in 1789 was
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The women of Paris marched on Versailles for
bread and demanding to see the king
Who were most affected by increases in the price of food?
urban worker and peasants
European rulers condemed the French Revolution because
they were afraid it would spread
the vast majority of French society were made up of
peasants
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During the French Revolution, women
gained some rights, but lost them when Napoleon came to power
How did the French respond to threats to stop the revolution>
by using violence against their opponents
What contributed to France's financial crisis?
bad harvests
France's economy was mainly supported by
the Third estate
The American and French Revolutions were turning points in global history because the results of these revolutions
inspired other peoples seeking democracy and independence
Nine out of ten people in France were rural peasants. t/F
True
Bad harvests contributed to the financial crisis in France. T/F
True
The First and Second Estates did not have to pay taxes under the ancien regime. T/F
True
Nationalism means the right to vote. t/F
False
During the Reign of Terror, the committee of Public Safety used the guillotine to execute thousands of people. T/F
True
Louis XVI was executed because he was labeled a traitor in France. T/F
True
Social unrest, government debt, and food shortages contributed to the outbreak of the French Revolution. T/F
True
King Louis the XVI was the leader of the Committee of Public Safety.
False
A political system in which a country is ruled by a monarch, who has absolute control
absolute monarchy
Red, white and blue badge of the common people
Tricolor
A relatively sudden and absolutely drastic change. This may be a change in the social or political institutions over a relatively short period of time, or a major change in its culture or economy.
revolution
The right to vote
suffage
A form of ranking people into catagories based on social or economic status. People with higher statusa receive more privileges and benefits in society.
Social class system
the social classes in France under the ancien regime.
Estates
A strong feeling of pride in one's country
Nationalism
Made up of 98% of the French population
peasants
Government spending more than it takes in.
deficit spending
Another name for the middle class
bourgeoisie
contributed to the financial crisis in France.
bad harvests