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HiSET: French Revolution & Napoleon (1780-1815) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who was originally responsible for leading the Committee of Public Safety that was formed in April 1793?

Question 2 2. Why did many Enlightenment thinkers believe the America Revolution could be viewed as a model for what should be achieved in France?

Question 3 3. Why did the sans-culottes endanger the noblemen and the circle of people close to the king?

Question 4 4. What event is often considered by historians the point when Louis XVI lost total control of the events in Paris?

Question 5 5. What reform instituted by the National Assembly borrowed ideals from the U.S. Constitution?

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Question 6 6. What body created the Committee of Public Safety?

Question 7 7. What eventually led to the end of the Reign of Terror in France?

Question 8 8. Under which law could someone be arrested, imprisoned and executed in the name of safeguarding the revolution?

Question 9 9. Which of the following social groups did most of the tax money come from prior to the French Revolution?

Question 10 10. Why did Prussia and Austria support Louis XVI, causing the National Assembly to proclaim war against them?

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Question 11 11. Calonne's last ditch effort to avoid fiscal insolvency without calling an Estates-General was called the _____in _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following did NOT contribute to the dire economic situation France found itself in on the eve of the Revolution?

Question 13 13. Approximately how many people were executed during the Reign of Terror?

Question 14 14. Why was the Seven Years' War crippling to the French economy?

Question 15 15. What is the popular term for the vow the Third Estate made to remain there until they had written a constitution?

HiSET: French Revolution & Napoleon (1780-1815) Chapter Exam Instructions

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