Explain the significance of the following:
1. nobles of the sword
2. Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
3. nobles of the robe
4. cahiers de doléances
5. third estate
6. Paris Commune
7. parlements
8. corvée
9. banalités
10. emigrés
11. Directory
12. Jacobins
13. Treaty of Campo Formio
14. Girondins
15. Committee of Public Safety
16. National Assembly
17. Estates General
18. physiocrats
19. National Convention
20. gabelle
21. sans-culottes
Match the event in column I with the date in column II. Click the Key for the proper answer.
1. Oath of the Tennis Court
A. September 21, 1792
2. Storming the Bastille
B. June 18, 1815
3. Parisian women march on Versailles
C. "October Days" (1789)
4. National Convention declares France a republic
D. July 14, 1789
5. Napoleon declared "temporary counsel"
E. November 9, 1799
6. Battle of Waterloo
F. June 20, 1789
Who Was I?
1. A prime mover of the Tennis Court Oath, this priest, when asked what he had done of note during the Terror, replied, "I lived."
2. A fanatical believer in the philosophy of Rousseau, this zealous lawyer became the virtual dictator of France during the bloodiest period of the Terror.
3. An intransigent defender of the common people, this distinguished physician was finally stabbed by Charlotte Corday, a Girondist zealot.
4. An influential member of the physiocrats, this royal minster was dismissed from office when he advocated economic reform.
5. This maverick aristocrat, an advocate of constitutional monarchy was leader of the National Assembly at the time of his death in 1791.
6. This organizer of the terror, who in April 1794 become one of its victims, said in mounting the scaffold, "Show my head to the people."
7. This Austrian statesman made "legitimacy" the catchword of the Congress of Vienna.


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