The pro-war party in France, the Girondins, and their leader, Jacques-Pierre Brissot, believed war would ignite patriotism and inspire other European peoples to rise up against their rulers.
The “Petition of the Jews of Paris, Alsace and Lorraine to the National Assembly” (1/28/90) demonstrated how the Revolution sparked hope for true change in society, given the second class status of European Jews.
The Constitution of 1791 did all of the following EXCEPT:
The informal institutions of revolutionary political culture which provided a means for mass participation included:
An unanticipated consequence of the “October Days” was that popular violence could have significant political consequences.
The most influential of the political clubs was the Jacobins.
According to the eyewitness account in “The October Days (1789)” :
What were some of the defining characteristics of post-Bastille period faced by the National Assembly?
The following is true of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen EXCEPT:
The sheer size of the National Assembly made it virtually impossible for any one deputy to exercise domniance, leading to the practice of collective decision making.
During the period of 1789-1791, the Assembly’s reforms included the following EXCEPT:
By 1789, the main function of the Bastille was for incarcerating political prisoners.
What position did the writer of “The Massacre of the Champ de Mars in the Revolutions de Paris” take on that episode?
How did the French monarchy finally come to an end?
The most controversial aspect of the Civil Constitution of the Clergy was that:
The National Assembly’s decree of 4 August 1789 abolishing feudalism made France a nation of legally equal citizens.
Although the National Assembly renounced aggressive war, the European nations viewed France as a threat. Why?
What was immediate response of the National Assembly to the royal family’s attempt to flee France?
Most Catholic priests were willing to acquiesce in the Civil Constitution of the Clergy.
The outbreak of war between France and the Austro-Prussian coalition led to a radicalization of the Revolution.
According to Dr. Douglas Mann, the “Atlantic World” revolutions (American, French, Latin American) all became possible because:
The Revolution in France inspired slaves in the French colony of Saint-Domingue to revolt.
In his “Speech Denouncing the New Conditions of Eligibility,” Robespierre takes what position on the exercise of political rights?
The primary motivation for the Assembly to expropriate the property of the Church was to repay the debts of the Ancien Règime.
The legacy of the French Revolution for Latin America was the potency of mob action and the influence of the language of the rights of man and of democracy.