26. The sans-cullottes Were tied to the Girondists



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26.The sans-cullottes

  1. Were tied to the Girondists

  2. Recoiled from the use of violence

  3. Failed to recognized the legitimacy of the National Guard

  4. Were primarily peasants

e.Consisted of the working class people of Paris

. In his Reflections on the Revolution in France(1790) Edmund Burke was critical of



  1. British failure to formulate an effective response to events in France

  2. The removal of Louis XVI from the throne

  3. France’s inability to evolve from constitutional monarchy to republic

  4. France’s refusal to honor its national debt

  5. The rapid diminishing of the authority of the monarchy and the Church

Who were the sans culottes, and what was their role in the revolution?



  1. They were the bourgeois factory owners who supported the revolution financially

  2. They were the leaders of the revolution who ran the new government

  3. They were an underground political party who supported the monarchy

  4. They were poor city dwellers who added zeal and brutality to the revolution

  5. They were scholars who created a new calendar for the republic

Many historians divide the French Revolution into these three distinct stages:



  1. “The Great Fear,” “The Reign of Terror” and “The Directory”

  2. The Monarchy, the Republic, the Empire

  3. The radical, moderate, and the reactionary stages

  4. The moderate, the radical, and the reactionary stages

  5. The storming of the Bastille, of the Tuileries, of the National Convention

All of the following are accurate EXCEPT

  1. France had a nonrepresentative government before the French Revolution

  2. The Revolution destroyed the vestiges of manorialism

  3. The Revolution failed to end the legal inequalities between the classes

  4. The Revolution influenced French society to measure status by ability rather than birth

  5. The ideals of the French revolution spread throughout Europe

In Thermidor



  1. The nobility reasserted its power

  2. France was defeated by the European coalition

  3. The French monarchy was restored

  4. The sans culottes chose to govern France directly

  5. The moderate portion of the propertied bourgeoisie reasserted its power

32.In Thermidor

  1. The nobility reasserted its power

  2. France was defeated by the European coalition

  3. The French monarchy was restored

  4. The sans-culottes chose to govern France directly

  5. The moderate portion of the propertied bourgeoisie reasserted its power

36. During the French Revolution, the Thermidorean Reaction was

  1. At the beginning of the Directory

  2. Year One of the Republic

  3. The end of the Reign of Terror

  4. The execution of Louis XVI

  5. The coup d’etat of 1797

Which of the following events occurred during the Directory period of the French Revolution. 1795-1799?



  1. Napolean set up the Cisalpine Republic in northern Italy

  2. The Reign of Terror occurred

  3. The Revolutionary calendar renamed the months and days

  4. France adopted the metric system

  5. Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were executed

The phase of the French Revolution known as “Thermidor” was characterized by



  1. A reassertion of control by the nobility

  2. The defeat of France by Austrian

  3. The restoration of the monarchy

  4. The rule of the Committee of Public Safety

  5. A reassertion of control by the moderate portion of the propertied bourgeoisie

65. The French Reign of Terror is most closely associated with the:

(A) women's march to Versailles

(B) establishment of the Committee of Public Safety

(C) issuance of the Civil Constitution of the Clergy

(D) drafting of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen

(E) reform of civil and criminal law
.The Reign of Terror


  1. Was necessary, according to Robespierre, to establish a democratic republic

  2. Was opposed by the Parisian crowd

  3. Was aimed only at the nobility

  4. Was anticlerical

  5. Was worst in the countryside

33.During the French Revolution, Robespierre asserted that terror was necessary because



  1. There was no God

  2. The revolution fought against genuine tyranny

  3. The aims of the revolution were virtuous

  4. The people were not loyal

  5. The king had betrayed the people

34. The general purpose behind the Terror was to



  1. Make France a republic by eliminating Marie Antoinette

  2. Make a statement to France’s enemies

  3. Eliminate any opposition to the revolution

  4. Clear out the overcrowded prisons

  5. Punish the clergy who refused to sign an oath of loyalty to the revolution

40.Following the end of the Reign of Terror, the Jacobins



  1. were imprisoned

  2. took control of the Republic

  3. were summarily executed

  4. were made to conform their views to the more moderate views of the Thermidorians

were exiled
The founder of civic religion, the Cult of the Supreme Being,

  1. Louis XVI

  2. Danton

  3. Rousseau

  4. Robespierre

  5. Marie Antoinette

65. The French Reign of Terror is most closely associated with the:

(A) women's march to Versailles

(B) establishment of the Committee of Public Safety

(C) issuance of the Civil Constitution of the Clergy

(D) drafting of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen

(E) reform of civil and criminal law
By the standards of the 20th century, the slaughter of French citizens during the reign of Terror was relatively small in number. It claimed approximately how many victims?


  1. 4 million

  2. 1 million

  3. 400,000

  4. 40,000

  5. 4,000

Which event occurred during the radical stage of the French Revolution?



  1. Formation of the national assembly

  2. The Great Fear

  3. Napolean’s military dictatorship

  4. The Terror

  5. The Storming of the Bastille

All of the following precipitated the radical turn of the revolution EXCEPT

  1. The rise of the sans culottes

  2. The flight of the king

  3. The division of the Assembly into factions

  4. The execution of the kings

  5. The outbreak of war with Austria and Prussia

The reign of Terror



  1. Was necessary, according to Robespierre, to establish a democratic republic

  2. Was opposed by the Parisian crowd

  3. Was aimed only at the nobility

  4. Was anticlerical

  5. Was worst in the countryside


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