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1

The political philosophy that wants to do away with all modern institutions and return to the "good old days" is:
A. radical
B. moderate
C. conservative
D. reactionary

D. reactionary

2

The group on the political spectrum who believes in change only when necessary is:
A. radical
B. moderate
C. conservative
D. reactionary

B. moderate

3

The middle class of the 3rd estate in French society were the ________who owned land, but paid most of their income in taxes
A. bourgeoisie
B. peasants
C. clergy
D. nobles

A. bourgeoisie

4

All of the following contributed to economic problems in France prior to 1789 EXCEPT;
A. Heavy taxes on France's 3rd estate
B. Britain's blockade on French ports
C. Extravagant spending by France's royal family
D. Financial aid given to America during the American Revolution

B. Britain's blockade on French ports

5

Louis XVI called a meeting of the ______ for the first time in ______ years
A. National Convention, 100
B. Committee of Public Safety, 150
C. Estates General, 175
D. Directory, 200

C. Estates General, 175

6

The Tennis Court Oath was taken by members of the newly formed _______
A. Directory
B. Estates General
C. Committee of Public safety
D. National Assembly

D. National Assembly

7

The following events are all considered RADICAL actions EXCEPT:
A. Storming the Bastille
B. The Reign of Terror
C. Declaration of the Rights of Man
D. The Great Fear

C. Declaration of the Rights of Man

8

The ------were French nobles who supported the monarchy, but fled to foreign countries
A. Emigres
B. San-culotte
C. Jacobins
D. Guerillas

A. Emigrees

9

The final victim of the Reign of terror was______
A. Marat
B. Robespierre
C. Danton
D. Guerillas

B. Robespierre

10

Napoleon was born on the island of _____, and finally exiled to the island of:
A. Crete, St helena
B. Corsica. St. Helena
C. Sicily, Elba
D. Corsica, Elba

B. Corsica, St. Helena

11

Which of the following was NOT a reform of Napoleon regarding French society
A. Napoleonic Code of Lae
B. Establishment of state-run public schools (lycees)
C. Signing the Concordat with the Catholic Church
D. Declaration of the Rights of Man

D. Declaration of the Rights of Man

12

Napoleon intended to punish the nation of ____ for breaking the Continental System
A. Russia
B. Great Britain
C. Austria
D. United States

A. Russia

13

The battle that gave Great Britain control of the seas was:
A. Borodino
B. Waterloo
C. Trafalgar
D. Austerlitz

C. Trafalgar

14

The "architect" of the Congress system after Napoleon's Defeat was the Austrian leader:
A. Metternich
B. Louis XVIII
C. Alexander I
D. Francis I

A. Metternich

15

The concept of placing the old ruling families of Europe back on their "Rightful" thrones:
A. Divine Right
B. Balance of power
C. liberalism
D. Legitimacy

D. legitimacy

16

Soldiers who used hit and run tactics in small groups?

Guerilla

17

Period where peasants revolted against feudal traditions

Great fear

18

New killing machine of the Reign of Terror "National Razor"?

Guillotine

19

Anti-nobility group; "those without knee britches"

Sans-culotte

20

One of the class divisions in Old Regime France

Estate

21

One of the government-run public schools under Napoleon?

Lycee

22

Process of gaining voter-approval through a vote

Plebiscite

23

A forceful seizure of power "blow to the state"

Coup d'etat

24

Legislative body that had not met for 175 years

Estates General

25

Agreement restoring the Catholic Church's importance

Concordat

26

Agreement of reps not to leave without a constitution

Tennis Court Oath

27

French nobles who fled the country during the French Revolution

Emigres

28

A strategy of burning any supplies /lands for the enemy

Scorched Earth

29

Concept of no country becoming too influential politically

Balance of power

30

Using the Navy to forcefully close ports

Blockade