Flight to Varennes and Champ de Mars Massacre

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1. 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.
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2. Who did the National Guard open fire on in the Champs de Mars meeting?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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