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French Revolution

French Revolution Study Guide

Louis XIV known as the Sun King, great example of absolute monarchy in 17th & 18th century Europe, Significant because of Government control- by building the palace at Versailles and holding court there, able to control the policy-making in absolute France
Deficit Spending spending more money then your have
The Tennis Court Oath where people gathered to take an oath (promise) until a written constitution was made
The Estates General the representative assembly of the three estates, the nobility and the clergy were the privileged minorities
1st Estate clergy
2nd Estate nobility
3rd Estate mostly peasants
The Bastille a prison which was attacked by an angry and aggressive mob, the prison had become a symbol of the monarchy's dictatorial rule, and the event became one of the defining moments in the entire French Revolution
Declaration of the Rights of Man
Marie Antoinette
The National Assembly
Sans Culottes
Committee of Public Safety
Maximilien Robespierre
The Reign of Terror
The Law of Suspects
The Guillotine
Declaration of the Rights of Women
Olympe De Gouge
Created by: kennykonigsberg