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This Estate represented a mere 0.5% of
the pre-Revolution population, but owned
some 10% of the land.
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Who are the Clergy?
              Answer
These members of the 2nd Estate traced
their hereditary titles back centuries.
             Question
Who are the Nobles of the Sword?
               Answer
Though they comprised some 96% of the
population, the members of this estate
owned little land and paid all the taxes.
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Who are the 3rd Estate?
               Answer
Although the lawyers, judges and
bureaucrats that made up this portion of
the 2nd Estate were relative newcomers,
they were an influential force in pre-
revolution France.
            Question
Who were the Nobles of the Robe?
               Answer
Though members of the 3rd Estate, this
group often identified more closely to the
Nobility than the peasants or shopkeepers
who made up the bulk of the French
population.
             Question
Who were the Bourgeoisie? (Haute
Bourgeoisie, Upper Middle Class, etc)
               Answer
This feminist critic of the Revolution and
author of the “Declaration of the Rights of
Woman and the Female Citizen” was
executed for appealing for clemency for
the king.
           Question
Who was Olympe de Gouges?
              Answer
This important victim of the Terror was
executed under the name of Louis Capet.
            Question
Who was King Louis XIV?
               Answer
This architect of the Reign of Terror was
himself beheaded, thereby signaling the
end of the Terror.
            Question
Who was Maximilien Robespierre?
              Answer
This simple sketch by David depicts which
important victim of the guillotine on her
way to be executed?
             Question
Who is Marie Antoinette?
               Answer
This official group was responsible for the
Reign of Terror; one would certainly not
feel safe being called before them!
             Question
What was the Committee for Public
Safety?
               Answer
On July 14, 1789, Parisians stormed this
armory and prison, an event that
symbolized the Revolution.
              Question
What is the Bastille?
               Answer
Faced with crises, Louis XIV was
compelled to call this assembly, which had
not met since 1614.
             Question
What is the Estates General?
              Answer
This scene depicts what event?
             Question
What is the Tennis Court Oath?
               Answer
Sometimes compared to the American
Declaration of Independence, or the Bill of
Rights, this document expresses the ideas
of “Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité”
              Question
What is the Declaration of the Rights of
Man?
              Answer
This group of radicals was led by Danton
and Robespierre.
             Question
What are the Jacobins?
                Answer
Prior to the sitting of the Estates General,
the people of France were invited to
submit these official complaints.
              Question
What are
A. Pétitions de Griefs?
B. Cahiers de Doléances?
C. Déclarations de Tristesses?
               Answer
Frenchmen returning from the American
Revolution started this group of “lovers of
liberty.”
              Question
What is the Society of Thirty?
              Answer
This French nobleman fought alongside
George Washington and went on to play a
leading role in the French Revolution.
             Question
Who is the Marquis de Lafayette?
              Answer
The scene below depicts what event?
            Question
What is the Woman’s March on
Versailles?
              Answer
The sans coulottes, ordinary people who
supported the revolution, were so-named
for what aspect of their appearence?
              Question
Their plain clothing, “without breeches.”
              Answer
Surprisingly, Napoleon was not French,
but from this island.
             Question
What is Corsica?
              Answer
In addition to many early military
successes, Napoleon suffered a severe
defeat and lost an army here.
             Question
What is Egypt?
               Answer
Napoleon instituted this long-lasting reform
of the legal system.
              Question
What is the Civil Code, or Napoleanic
Code.
               Answer
This 1801 agreement with the Church
helped Napoleon solidify his support.
             Question
What is the Concordat?
              Answer
This was Napoleon’s attempt to create a
European-wide economic system to shut
out Great Britain.
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What was the Continental System?
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