French Revolution, Revolution and failure of constitutional monarchy (part 3/4)

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What event caused the royal family to lose a lot of support and on what date?
The flight to Varennes 21st June 1791
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Why did Louis attempt to flee?
1)appalled by civil constitution 2)he feared loss of support after mirabeus death 3)rumors of an Austrian invasion to restore Louis to the throne.
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Which political clubs called for the abdication of the king?
1)cordilleras 2)Feuillants 3)Girondins 4)San cullottes 5)enrages
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The royalists claimed the king did not flee but was kidnapped, how was this proven wrong and what effect did it have?
Louis left a declaration declaring the situation in Paris unworkable which made the assembley hold a vote to remove the kings power which failed when 290 members abstained from voting
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What counter-revolutionary activity was Marie Antoinette accused of?
She was accused of plotting an Austrian invasion to restore the kings power
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What happened at the champs de mars?
A crowd in support of a cordillier petion to remove king where attacked by the national guard when violence broke out killing 60 and leading to 200 arrests
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What happened as a result of champs due mars?
Martial law declared allowing civil liberties to be suspended and the presses to be shut down
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What replaced the constituents assembly? What was it?
Legislative assembely, a body that rulled france for a year and consisted of new deputies. It would allow no members of national assembly to join.
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What were the outcomes of the legislative assembleys elections?
Out of 745 deputies 264 were Feuillant(who opposed jacobins) and 136 where Jacobin and gridirons with the rest being underlined.
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What 4 events as a result of war caused problems for the king?
1)Dec of Pillnitz when holy roman emperor threatend to restore French monarchy by force 2)Brunswick manifesto prussian king threatens those who opposed him and Louis 3)the war was dissasteress and the army comprised of 140,000 inexperience volunteers
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