World History French Revolution M. Lynde Review of Key Facts Name_____________________________ Date__________________Bell_______ Directions: Cut the appropriate answers of the attached sheet and apply them to the correct boxes. Then answer the following review of key facts Chapter Summary: The French Revolution was one of the great turning points in history. The years from 1789 through 1815 in France were chaotic, and change came in unexpected ways. The chart below illustrates the causes and effects of the French Revolution THE FRENCH REVOLUTION CAUSE EFFECT Meeting of the Estates- General Adoption of important reforms by nobility in the National Assembly Declaration of Rights Return of Louis XVI to Paris Reign of Terror Creation of the French Empire Battle of Trafalgar Deaths of hundreds of thousands and the downfall of Napoleon Reviewing Key Facts 1. Government: What was the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen? 2. History: What event started the French Revolution? 3. Government: What reforms did the National Assembly make between 1789 and 1791? 4. History: Why was Louis XIV executed? 5. Government: How did Rosbespierre and the Committee of Public Safety deal with opponents of the government? What was the effect of their policies? 6. Government: How did Napoleon assume power in France and become Emperor? 7. Geography: How did the French Revolution lead to war with other European nations? 8. Economics: What was the purpose of the Continental System? Did it succeed? Explain. 9. History: Why was the French invasion of Russia a failure?