Flashcards in Chapter 18 France in the Modern Age Deck (26):
What were French Calvinist Protestants called?
What name was given to the day when French Catholics massacred as many as 100,000 Huguenots?
St. Bartholomew's Day massacre
Name the beautiful palace Louis XIV built near Paris
King _____ ruled France for over 70 years.
The Huguenots lost their _____ when Richelieu instituted the Peace of Alais.
fortified towns and armies
Who became known as "the Sun King"?
After fleeing from France, John Calvin worked for reform in Geneva, _______.
Catherine de Medicis was a strong ______ ruler in France.
_______ changed from Protestantism to Catholicism when he became king of France
The Edict of _______ granted the Huguenots toleration.
when sympathetic nobles renounced their feudal rights
August 4 Decrees
group claiming to be the official representative of all the people of France
an anti-Christian movement in France
Age of Enlightenment
group representing the priests in the Estates-General
Who was king of France at the start of the French Revolution?
Which estate was made up of the middle class and peasants?
What castle stronghold was stormed by the people of Paris on July 14, 1789?
The slogan of the French people became "Liberty, Equality, _______."
What English admiral defeated the combined French and Spanish fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar?
Who placed the crown on Napoleon's head when he was crowned emperor in 1804?
Where did Napoleon meet his final defeat?
What was Napoleon's worst enemy when he invaded Russia?
The Continental System was an attempt to defeat _____ through a trade embargo.
What czar of Russia broke the Continental System in defiance of Napoleon?
Where was Napoleon exiled until his death?