Who Were the Jacobins? - Definition & History


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Who was the leader of the Jacobins who ended up being executed himself in 1794?

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1. The Jacobins are BEST associated with which event in history?

2. When did the French Revolution take place?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo focuses on the Jacobins, and tests you on such facts as who their leader was, what happened to him, what period of French history they were part of, and who their opposing faction was.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions include:

  • Which of the Jacobin leaders was executed
  • European history
  • With what event were the Jacobins associated
  • Historical dates

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of French history to describe the faction that opposed the Jacobins
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information about the period of French history in which the Jacobins were directly involved
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Jacobin leaders

Additional Learning

Study the lesson titled Who Were the Jacobins? - Definition & History to find out more. You should meet these objectives upon completion:

  • Explain how the Jacobins got their name
  • Describe the Reign of Terror
  • The role of the Jacobins in history
  • Discuss the meaning of 'republican' as the Jacobins intended it