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Monarchy
Totalitarian regime in which a monarch holds most or all power; constitutional or absolute
Island
Mass of land separated from other land masses by water surrounding all sides.
Ancien Regime
The OLD regime of France, overthrown by the French Revolution, which then had Louis XVI as the head.
First Estate
Along w/ 2nd, better off than 3rd. In Ancien France. Consisted of Clergy.
Second Estate
Comparable 1st Estate in social terms; consisted of Nobles often related to Royal family.
Autocrat
Monarch, holder of complete power in government.
bourgeoisie -
the middle class; the owners of the factories and businesses
egalitarian -
having to do with the idea that all humans are equal, particularly in social and political matters
sovereignty-
the right to rule oneself
reactionary
someone who would 'like to turn the clock back' to some previous better time
legislate
To write (a) law; to create law, etc.
fraternity
a brotherhood
Clubs
Jacobin, Girondin, etc. The various clubs, political factions, involved in the French Rev.
Clubs
Jacobin, Girondin, etc. The various clubs, political factions, involved in the French Rev.
Estates General
Meeting of 3 classes of French society, Clergy *church*, the nobility, and the peasantry, commoners, etc.