Used by the revolutionaries to execute opponents
What is the guillotine?
France’s chief tax
What is the taille?
A sudden overthrow of the government
What is a coup d'état?
The unique cultural identity of a people based on their common factors
What is nationalism?
The five men selected by the Council of Elders who served on an executive committee to rule alongside with the Legislative Assembly
Who are the Directory?
Island off the coast of Italy, where Napoleon was first exiled
Where is Elba?
The island to which Napoleon was exiled after his final defeat
Where is St. Helena?
The storming of this began the French Revolution
What was the Bastille?
The brutal head of the Committee of Public Safety
Who was Maximilien Robespierre?
Where the Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon in Belgium
What is Waterloo?
What the French National Assembly swore after being locked out of their meeting place (a vow to continue to meet until a constitution had been drafted)
What was the Tennis Court Oath?
A time where the Committee of Public Safety was in complete control and 40,000 people were executed
What was the Reign of Terror?
In his final battle, Napoleon was defeated by this person
Who was the Duke of Wellington?
Napoleon’s most lasting contribution
What was the Codification of Laws?
These were the areas that made up Napoleon’s “Grand Empire”
What was France, dependents, and allies?
This proclaimed equal rights for all men, but no political rights for women
What was the Declaration of the Rights of Man?
The policy that the National Convention tried to follow to reflect its belief in reason, not religion
What was Dechristianization?
The most important of the legal codes established by Napoleon
What was the Civil, or Napoleonic, Code?
Under the Constitution of 1791, this group would make the laws
Who were the Legislative Assembly?
The two major reasons Napoleon’s Grand Empire collapsed
The Survival of Great Britain and the force of Nationalism?
The Third Estate was the only estate NOT exempt from France’s chief tax.
The Committee of Public Safety was given broad powers to defend France from threats.
Promotion within Napoleon’s new bureaucracy was designed to benefit the nobility and keep the middle class from obtaining high- rankings
Napoleon’s coup d'état overthrew the British government to establish his consulate
The Russians defeated Napoleon’s superior Grand Army by waiting to attack during the brutal Russian Winter
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The group of radicals who organized a mob attack on the Legislative Assembly and the royal palace; they successfully suspended the limited monarchy and called for a National Convention to be chosen on the basis of universal male suffrage