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1

About what population of France belonged to the 1st and 2nd estates?

2%

2

What is an accurate description of the tax system in Frances preceding the French Revolution?

The taxes were paid almost entirely by the members of the 3rd estate

3

The National Assembly was established by?

3rd estate

4

Peninsular war was a war between France and ?

Spanish Guerillas

5

"Scorched earth policy" was used by?

Russian troops

6

Who won the battle of trafalgar?

Britain

7

Economic hardships in France were due to costly hostilities between France and ?

Great Britain

8

During the reign of terror, who was safe from guillotine?

No one

9

Napoleon sold Louisiana territory to the US for what reasons?

Raise money, cut losses in America, increase Americas power

10

Napoleon possessed all of the following traits (courage, military mind, and inspiring others) but not _________

Humility

11

The feudal system used in France until the revolution had been in use since the Middle Ages is?

Old Regine