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Chapter 23 French Revolution
Which of the following is an accurate description of the tax system in France in the years proceding the French Revolution? The members of the Third Estate paid almost all of the taxes

What does the word plediscite mean?
A vote of the people

Which of the following did Napoleon NOT accomplish
An equal-oppurtunity public education system

What strategy did Czar Alexander I use to defeat Napoleon in Russia? Scorched-earth policy

Which of the following traits did Napoleon NOT possess?
Humility

What did Klemens von Metternich NOT want to accomplish at the Congress of Vienna? Create the beginning of a European democracy

What was one important effect resulting from the political changes made at the Congress of Vienna? Nationalistic feeling grey in coutries placed under foreign rule

About what percent of France’s population belonged to the First and Second Estates? 2 percent

Why did the National Assembly lose the support of many French peasants? It took away the Catholic Church’s land and independence

Which group imposed the Reign of Terror?
The Committee of Public safety

Which group finally forced Robespierre from power?
The clergy

What was one important consequence of the Battle of Trafalgar? Napoleon gave up his plans of invading Britian

What was the main goal of the participants in the Congress of Vienna? To establish security and stability for nation of Europe

What issue led to the first meeting of the Estates-General in 175 years? Proposed taxation of the second estate
Which group most strongly embraced the ideals and principles of the Englighnment? The Bourgeoisie

What happened on July 14, Bastille Day?
A mob stormed a prison looking for gunpowder

Why did Napoleon attack Portugal?
To enforce the terms of the Continental system

The person most responsible for the accomplishments of the Congress of Vienna was Prince Klems von Metternich of Austria

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