Flight to Varennes and Champ de Mars Massacre

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

  • It was the site of a memorial of the fall of the Bastille.
  • It was where the Estates General had met.
  • It was the site of a memorial of the Tennis Court Oath.
  • It was usual meeting place of the Jacobin Club.
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2. How did violence emerge in the Champs de Mars gathering?

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

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

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

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

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

5. How many people were killed in the Champs De Mars Massacre?

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

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