A medieval fortress used as a prison stormed on July 14, 1789

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A medieval fortress used as a
prison stormed on July 14,
1789
Bastille
An international conference that
was called in order to remake
Europe after the downfall of
Napoleon
Congress of Vienna
The section of the OLD ORDER
in France which was made up of
the CLERGY
First Estate
Monarch in France during the
Revolution who was eventually
executed along with Marie
Antoinette
Louis XVI
The section of the OLD ORDER
in France which was made up
of the BOURGEOISIE and the
PEASANTS
Third Estate
A device used for carrying out
executions by decapitation
Guillotine
In 1791, the monarchs of
Austria and Prussia issued this,
in which they threatened to
intervene to protect the French
monarchy
Declaration of Pilnitz
Expulsion from one’s native land
by authoritative decree
Exile
A strong feeling of pride and
devotion to one’s country
Nationalism
The right to vote
Suffrage
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The MIDDLE CLASS of the
Estate in France’s old regime
BOURGEOISIE
A widespread scarcity of food
Famine
Under the guidance of this man,
some 40,000 people were
executed at the guillotine during
the Reign of Terror
Robespierre
To renounce one’s throne
Abdicate
Crowned himself Emperor of
France in 1804
Napoleon
When France’s government was
spending and borrowing more
than it was making, it was
engaged in this.
Deficit Spending
The section of the OLD ORDER
in France which was made up
of the CLERGY
First Estate
A period of violence led by
Robespierre, incited by conflict
between rival political factions,
and marked by mass executions
by means of the guillotine
Reign of Terror
A period from 1789-1799 of
radical social and political
upheaval in French and
European history
French Revolution
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