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2. Who did the National Guard open fire on in the Champs de Mars meeting?

  • The crowd who had begun setting fire to buildings.
  • The anarchists in the crowd.
  • The peaceful and unarmed crowd.
  • The peasants and serfs in the crowd.

3. Prior to the Massacre, what did the National Assembly pretend had happened to the King?

  • That he had been kidnapped.
  • That he had killed two members of the National Assembly.
  • That he has been killed.
  • That he had gone missing.

4. Why was the Champs de Mars chosen for the gathering?

  • It was usual meeting place of the Jacobin Club.
  • It was the site of a memorial of the fall of the Bastille.
  • It was the site of a memorial of the Tennis Court Oath.
  • It was where the Estates General had met.

5. When did the Champs de Mars Massacre take place?

  • April 1800
  • April 1799
  • July 1791
  • June 1789

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