Flight to Varennes and Champ de Mars Massacre

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1. 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.
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2. How many people were killed in the Champs De Mars Massacre?

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

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

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

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

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

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