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Old regime

Political and social system before 1789

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Estate

The three social classes of France first Second and third

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Louis 16

French king that was beheaded during revolution

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Marie Antoinette

Wife of Louis 16, Marie Theresa,s relative,

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Estates general

Assembly of all the estates to vote

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National Assembly

Name for the third estate delegate

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Tennis court oath

National Assembly made a pact to stay on the courts until they were given rights

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Great fear

Uprisings because of a food shortage

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Legislative assembly

New body of govt that could make laws

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Émigrés

Nobles that fled France

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Sans-coulettes

Peresian workers that supported the revolution

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Jacobins

Radicals that supported a centralized republic

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Maximillian Robespierre

Member of the estates general, National Assembly and the jacobin club called incorruptible

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Reign of terror

Period of violence that occurred during the French Revolution between the girodans and the jacobins

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Napoleon Bonaparte

French general that took power during the French Revolution

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Concordant

Restored the bond between the state and church

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Plebiscite

A direct vote for the entire country

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Napoleonic code

Laws at were uniform throughout the entire country and eliminated injustice

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Directory

Executive body made as part of new government

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Lycée

A secondary school in France

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Battle of tralfager

French and Spanish navy fighting with each other