Categories 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 The Estates French Revolution Napoleon Reign of Terror The Congress of Vienna
What was the balance of power? Maintaining this would be the goal of the Congress of Vienna.
Who were the bourgeoisie This was the name of the upper middle class of the third estate.
Who were the nobles? These were the members of the second estate.
What was the Tennis Court Oath? This was the pledge that the members of the National Assembly took that they would write a constitution for France
What was the Estates General? This was the legislative assembly of France at the beginning of the French Revolution.
What was deficit spending? This was the carefree financial policy that caused the huge debt in France at the beginning of the reign of Louis XVI.
What were the cahiers? These were the notebooks listing the grievances compiled by the different estates to present to Louis XVI.
What was the Bastille? The storming of this prison on July 14, 1789 became the rallying symbol of the French Revolution.
What was the Declaration of the Rights of Man? This was the French document modeled on the Declaration of Independence that stated, that all men are created equal, asserted freedom of religion, and that taxes should be assessed on ability to pay.
What was the Declaration of Pilnitz? This was the claim issued by the countries of Austria and Prussia that threatened to invade France and rescue the King and his family.
What was the guillotine? This was the more humane device used to execute the enemies of France during the French Revolution.
What was Maximilien Robespierre? He was the leader of the Committee of Public Safety and was responsible for the Reign of Terror.
Who were the emigres? These were the aristocrats and clergy who fled France to avoid execution when the Reign of Terror began.
Who were the Jacobins? This was the radical political party that sat on the left side of the Legislative Assembly.
What was La Marseillaise? This was the militant fighting song which became the French national anthem.
What were Corsica, Elba, and St. Helena? These were the three islands that were important in Napoleon’s life.
What was the Continental System? This was Napoleon’s economic plan to force the British to surrender due to economic collapse.
What was the Napoleonic Code? This was Napoleon’s system of laws that became the basis for much of modern European justice.
What was the Battle of Trafalgar This was Napoleon’s worst naval defeat masterminded by Lord Nelson, where the French fleet was destroyed off the coast of Spain.
What were the Peninsular Wars? These were the series of battles fought in Spain and Portugal by the British and guerilla forces to stop the spread of Napoleonic power.