Flashcards on French Revolution

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When did the French Revolution start?

The French Revolution began in 1789.

Who was the ruling monarch of France during the French Revolution?

King Louis XVI was the ruling monarch of France during the French Revolution.

What factors contributed to the outbreak of the French Revolution?

Factors such as social inequality, economic hardship, and political corruption contributed to the outbreak of the French Revolution.

What was the slogan of the French Revolution?

The slogan of the French Revolution was 'Liberty, Equality, Fraternity'.

What event marked the beginning of the radical phase of the French Revolution?

The execution of King Louis XVI marked the beginning of the radical phase of the French Revolution.

Who were the Jacobins?

The Jacobins were a political group during the French Revolution who were associated with radicalism and the Reign of Terror.

Who were the key leaders of the French Revolution?

Key leaders of the French Revolution included Maximilien Robespierre, Georges Danton, and Jean-Paul Marat.

What was the significance of the Storming of the Bastille?

The Storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, symbolized the start of the French Revolution and became a pivotal event in French history.

What were the Estates General?

The Estates General was a representative body in pre-revolutionary France that consisted of the clergy, nobility, and commoners.

What was the Reign of Terror?

The Reign of Terror was a period during the French Revolution characterized by mass executions and political repression.

What impact did the French Revolution have on the rest of Europe?

The French Revolution had a profound impact on the rest of Europe, inspiring revolutionary movements and leading to major political and social changes.

What was the Napoleonic Era?

The Napoleonic Era refers to the period of French history under the rule of Napoleon Bonaparte, who emerged from the French Revolution.

What was the significance of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen?

The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen was a fundamental document of the French Revolution that proclaimed the rights and freedoms of individuals.

What were the major outcomes of the French Revolution?

Major outcomes of the French Revolution include the end of the monarchy, the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte, and the spread of revolutionary ideals.

How did the French Revolution impact the status of women?

The French Revolution brought some changes to the status of women, including granting them certain rights and opportunities, although full equality was not achieved.

When did the French Revolution start?

The French Revolution began in 1789.

Who was the ruling monarch of France during the French Revolution?

King Louis XVI was the ruling monarch of France during the French Revolution.

What factors contributed to the outbreak of the French Revolution?

Factors such as social inequality, economic hardship, and political corruption contributed to the outbreak of the French Revolution.

What was the slogan of the French Revolution?

The slogan of the French Revolution was 'Liberty, Equality, Fraternity'.

What event marked the beginning of the radical phase of the French Revolution?

The execution of King Louis XVI marked the beginning of the radical phase of the French Revolution.

Who were the Jacobins?

The Jacobins were a political group during the French Revolution who were associated with radicalism and the Reign of Terror.

Who were the key leaders of the French Revolution?

Key leaders of the French Revolution included Maximilien Robespierre, Georges Danton, and Jean-Paul Marat.

What was the significance of the Storming of the Bastille?

The Storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, symbolized the start of the French Revolution and became a pivotal event in French history.

What were the Estates General?

The Estates General was a representative body in pre-revolutionary France that consisted of the clergy, nobility, and commoners.

What was the Reign of Terror?

The Reign of Terror was a period during the French Revolution characterized by mass executions and political repression.

What impact did the French Revolution have on the rest of Europe?

The French Revolution had a profound impact on the rest of Europe, inspiring revolutionary movements and leading to major political and social changes.

What was the Napoleonic Era?

The Napoleonic Era refers to the period of French history under the rule of Napoleon Bonaparte, who emerged from the French Revolution.

What was the significance of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen?

The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen was a fundamental document of the French Revolution that proclaimed the rights and freedoms of individuals.

What were the major outcomes of the French Revolution?

Major outcomes of the French Revolution include the end of the monarchy, the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte, and the spread of revolutionary ideals.

How did the French Revolution impact the status of women?

The French Revolution brought some changes to the status of women, including granting them certain rights and opportunities, although full equality was not achieved.

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