Flight to Varennes and Champ de Mars Massacre

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

  • The Assembly called in the Austrian Army to disperse the crowd.
  • The Assembly called in the National Guard to disperse the crowd.
  • The crowd started shooting at nobles signing the petition.
  • A group of radicals began setting fire to protestors.
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2. How did the National Assembly deal with Louis following his attempted escape?

  • Louis was asked to apologise before a crowd.
  • Louis was to return to his position as absolute monarch.
  • Louis had his powers taken away.
  • Louis was immediately deported.

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 many people were killed in the Champs De Mars Massacre?

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

5. Why did a crowd gather at the Champs de Mars?

  • To protest against the National Assembly.
  • To sign a petition arguing against the King's reinstatement.
  • To sign a petition demanding Marie Antoinette be crowned Queen.
  • To witness the execution of Louis.

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