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French Revolution #1

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  • Q1
    King of France who was overthrown with the French Revolution (killed by the guillotine) Wife was Marie Antoinette
    Louis XVI (16th)
  • Q2
    queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular
    Marie Antoinette
  • Q3
    A French assembly that represented the three Estates of France. Each Estate had one vote. Louis XVi called them back together to help solve the financial crisis in France in 1789
    Estates General
  • Q4
    French social system that divided the people into three categories: the clergy, the nobility, and everyone else
    Estates System
  • Q5
    A government in which the king or queen has absolute power.
    Absolute Monarchy
  • Q6
    Belief that a rulers authority comes directly from god.
    Divine Right
  • Q7
    Governing body of France that succeeded the Estates-General in 1789 during the French Revolution. It was composed of, and defined by, the delegates of the Third Estate.
    National Assembly of France
  • Q8
    July 14, 1789- start of the French Revolution
    Storming of the Bastille
  • Q9
    A pledge made by the members of France's National Assembly in 1789, in which they vowed to continue meeting until they had drawn up a new constitution
    Tennis Court Oath
  • Q10
    Statement of fundamental political rights adopted by the French National Assembly at the beginning of the French Revolution.
    Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
  • Q11
    On October 5, 1789, rumors spread in Paris that the royals were hoarding all the grain. A hungry mob of 6,000 largely working-class women decided to march on the Palace of Versailles, taking with them pieces of cannon and other weaponry. They forced the royal family to live in Paris.
    Women's March on Versailles (1789)
  • Q12
    A In her Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen (1791), she challenged the practice of male authority and the notion of male-female inequality. She lost her life to the guillotine due to her revolutionary ideas.
    Olympe de Gouges

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