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French Revolution vocabulary
|The basic rights given to all people
|People who favored independence from Great Britain
|The unjust use of power, by the French monarchy
|Nobles, who made up the second estate
|A government consisting of delegates from the third estate
|Declaration of rights of man and the citizen
|Said that the government got its power from the people, not the king.
|People who favor quick and far reaching changes.
|Reign of terror
|The time when the king Robespierre killed any one suspected of being disloyal.
|To run the government.
|Coup d' teat
|Swift seizure of government.
|A new legal system based on enlightenment ideals.