French Revolution Study Guide

World History II
French Revolution Test
Study Guide

Terms and Names:
Old Regime
Estates    
Louis XVI
Marie Antoinette
Estates-General    
National Assembly
Tennis Court Oath    
Great Fear
Bastille    
Olympe de Gouges
Assignats
Limited Monarchy
Emigres
san-culottes
Constitution of 1791
Constitution of 1795
Jacobins
Jean-Paul Marat    
Guillotine
First Estate
Second Estate
Third Estate
George Danton
National Convention    
Battle of Valmy
Reign of Terror    
Napoleon Bonaparte
Palace of Versailles
Gironde    
Legislative Assembly
Robert Turgot
Jacques Necker
Madame Roland
bourgeoisie
bloc
Absolute Monarchy
Divine Right    
deficit spending
cahiers
commune
fractions
Tuileries Palace    
Girondists
Marie-Therese
Louis-Charles
Charlotte Corday
General Carnot
Rouget de Lisle
Directory
Convention
bread
First Republic
Louis XV
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity
Committee of Public Safety        
Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
Maximilien Robespierre    
Declaration of the Rights of Women
Civil Constitution of Clergy
Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyes


Main Idea/Big Picture Concepts:
Causes of the French Revolution (Political, Economical and Social) as well as the long term and short term causes of the French Revolution. You’ll need to identify at least one from each.
Describe the creation of the National Assembly and the storming of the Bastille
Explain the importance of the Great Fear and the Women’s march on Versailles
Describe and explain the four phases of the French Revolution
Explain how the National Assembly changed France’s government
Summarize the positions fo the three fractions that tried to govern France
Explain how war and the king’s execution affected the Revolution
Describe the events and the aftermath of the Reign of Terror