Flight to Varennes and Champ de Mars Massacre

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

  • That he had killed two members of the National Assembly.
  • That he has been killed.
  • That he had been kidnapped.
  • That he had gone missing.
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2. How many people were killed in the Champs De Mars Massacre?

  • 50
  • None, but hundreds were injured.
  • 1000
  • 4

3. What happened in the weeks following the Champs de Mars Massacre?

  • Growth in the demand for a republic.
  • Decrease in the demand for a republic.
  • Decrease in the population of Paris.
  • Growth in the demand for an absolute monarchy.

4. How did violence emerge in the Champs de Mars gathering?

  • A group of radicals began setting fire to protestors.
  • The Assembly called in the National Guard to disperse the crowd.
  • The Assembly called in the Austrian Army to disperse the crowd.
  • The crowd started shooting at nobles signing the petition.

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

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

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