France in Revolution Origins and onsets of the Revolution (1/4)

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What was the name of the political and social structure in France prior to 1789?
Ancien Regime
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The king chose small group of ministers to represent him called the controller-genral , when were they called
when he desired.
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What three rights of the king could be abused by him?
1) initiate new legislation 2) right of arbitrary arrest and imprisonment 3) royal veto
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What were the three estates?
1) First estate was catholic clergy 2) second was nobles 3) third estate was everybody else, 97% off population
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What was the only limit to Louis power during the anicien regime?
parliment which was made entirley of the 1st and 2nd estates
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what where the popular clubs and moments popular in France at the time?
1)Jacobins 2)Cordeliers 3)Feuillants 4)Girondins 5)San cullottes 6)enrages
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what where their beliefs?
1)radical,ruthless and responsible for terror 2) prevent the abuse of power, remove king 3) constitutional monarchy 4)republicans anti emigres 5)violent protesters 6)social economic measures for lower classes
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What is the name of the era writers, philosiphers and political thinkers began questioning the social order?
The Enlightenment
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Who are three important enlightenment thinkers?
1)Montesquieu 2)Voltaire 3)Rousseau
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what where their ideas?
1)constitutional monarchy but against mob rule 2)republican, criticized catholic church, praised English law 3)Social contract, equal rights, citizens choose law
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