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French and American Revolutions

Quiz by Laura Carson

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  • Q1
    Why were many people sentenced to death during the Reign of Terror?
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    They were suspected of disagreeing with the Committee of Public Safety's changes
    for disagreeing with Napoleon's coup d'etat
    for disagreeing with the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen
    for disagreeing with King Louis XVI
    30s
  • Q2
    What event marks the end of the French Revolution?
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    The attack on the Bastille
    King Louis XVI’s execution
    The Reign of Terror
    Napoleon's coup d'etat
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  • Q3
    What was Maximilien Robespierre's role in the French Revolution?
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    the leader of the Committee of Public Safety
    he was the king
    he had a coup d’etat
    he invented the guillotine
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  • Q4
    to give up power
    coup d'etat
    guillotine
    exile
    abdicate
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  • Q5
    What economic changes occurred during the French Revolution?
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    the estate system ended
    France was bankrupt
    the government changed from unlimited to limited and back to unlimited
    everyone paid taxes
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  • Q6
    to be sent away from your home permanently
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    coup d'etat
    guillotine
    exile
    abdicate
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  • Q7
    a quick takeover of the government
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    coup d'etat
    exile
    guillotine
    abdicate
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  • Q8
    What was Napoleon Bonaparte's job before he became the emperor of France?
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    king
    leader of the Committee of Public Safety
    clergy
    military general
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  • Q9
    What political changes occurred during the French Revolution?
    the government changed from unlimited to limited and back to unlimited
    everyone paid taxes
    France was bankrupt
    the estate system ended
    30s
  • Q10
    a device used to execute people
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    guillotine
    abdicate
    coup d'etat
    exile
    30s
  • Q11
    What did the "Declaration of Rights of Man and of the Citizen" do for France?
    it ended the reign of King Louis XVI
    it ended the estate system and all taxes
    it showed that King Louis XVI had lost all his power
    It ended the estate system and unfair taxes
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  • Q12
    What happened at the Bastille on July 14, 1789?
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    The Reign of Terror
    the Tennis Court Oath
    a mob attacked the prison in order to gather weapons
    King Louis XVI was killed
    30s
  • Q13
    What social changes occurred during the French Revolution?
    everyone paid taxes
    a new constitution was written
    the government changed from unlimited to limited and back to unlimited
    the estate system ended
    30s
  • Q14
    What two groups made up the third estate?
    peasants and clergy
    bourgeoisie and peasants
    aristocracy and nobles
    bourgeoisie and nobles
    30s
  • Q15
    Why was France bankrupt?
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    foreign wars and a bad harvest
    frivolous spending on Versailles and an unfair estate system
    King Louis XVI had spent lots of money building Versailles and France had spent a lot of money fighting in wars
    bad harvest and an unfair estate system
    30s

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