French Rev/Napoleon

January 5, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: History, European History, French Revolution (1789-1799)
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The bourgeoisie belonged to the 3rd estate  The Constitution of 1791 established a new Legislative Assembly  During the Reign of Terror, Robespierre tried to crush all opposition to the revolution  Napoleon annexed the Netherlands to France 

The Congress of Vienna redrew the boundaries of some European countries to encircle France with strong countries  (Picture) shows Napoleon losing control  (Picture) was drawn after Napoleon’s defeat at battle of nations  (Pic) scepter staff, and globe 

Russia is an important element in Napoleon’s fall  France’s social structure left inequality among the tree estates  France’s economy was supported by the 3rd estate  French nobles resisted Necker’s financial reforms because the wanted to pay no taxes 

The Declaration of Rights of Man stated that all men were born free and equal in rights  French responded to threats of to the revolution by becoming more radical  The Napoleonic code reflected Enlightenment principles by guaranteeing the equality of all citizens before the law 

Deficit spending is spending more than is taken in  Sans-culottes were working class revolutionaries  Suffrage is the right to vote  A plebiscite is a ballot in which voters say yes or no to an issue  Abdicate means to give up all power 

Maximilien Robespierre was a jacobin revolutionary who led the Reign of Terror  Olympe de Gouges was a journalist who demanded equal rights for women  Jacques Louis David was the leading French painter during the revolution 

Napoleon was the French emperor who dominated Europe in the early 1800’s  Clemens von Metternich was the Austrian prince who wanted to restore the status quo of 1792 at the congress of Vienna  The bourgeoisie were the wealthiest members of the 3rd estate 

An Émigré was a person who fled revolutionary France to live in another country  Sans-culottes were radical working class men and women  Nationalism is a feeling of pride in ones country  A blockade is a military tactic through which ports are shut off to keep people or supplies from 

Louis XVI said “let all three estates list their grievances to me”  Robespierre said “lives must be sacrificed for liberty”  Olympe de Gouges said “ Woman’s rights are the same as those of man” 

Napoleon said “ I love power as a musician loves his violin”  Clemens von Metternich said “Monarchy is the only way to save Europe from the ravages of Nationalism”  The End 

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