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the group that sat on the left side in the French legislature in 1791

were the radical revolutionaries

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1792- the French repel an attack by the

Austrians and the Prussians

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After Louis XVI's execution, France was governed as a

republic

3

Reign of Terror ended with

Robiespierre's execution

4

Napoleonic Code said

1. all men were equal before the law 2. freedom of worship 3. you could work in the occupation of your choice

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Louis XVI calls the Estates General to

win support for economic reforms

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At the meeting of the Estates General the third estate wanted to

have all of the estates meet together

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the Fall of the Bastille showed

popular support for the revolution

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Napoleon's downfall came as a result of

his invasion of Russia

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results of the French Revolution

1. ended feudalism 2. limit the monarchy 3. France became a republic

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continental system

Napoleon's plan to force Britain to surrender

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Napoleon controlled

Austria
Prussia
Spain

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Napoleonic Code was important because

France now had a uniform system of law

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during the Reign of Terror, Robiespierre tried to

crush opposition to the Revolution

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there was dissatisfaction with the Directory because

the government was corrupt and inefficient

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Napoleon gains power in France by

overthrowing the Directory

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problems faced by France before the Revolution

1. food shortage 2. the government was in debt 3. the outdated tax system

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the third estate consisted of

the middle class and the poor

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during the old regime the burden of taxes fell largely on the

third estate

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the most serious economic problem facing the French government in 1700s was

that the farmers did not provide enough food

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