Louis' XVI and the Flight to Varennes

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1. Who escaped from Paris with Louis?

  • Nobody, he left alone.
  • Marie Antoinette and their children.
  • Several members of the Assembly and Clergy.
  • Calonne and Necker.
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2. What issue did the Flight to Varennes bring to light?

  • That the King was against the revolution.
  • That people wanted to kidnap the King.
  • That the King wanted to stay in France.
  • That Marie Antoinette was dying.

3. What was Louis' reasons for leaving France in secret?

  • That he disagreed with all the changes of the Constitution and Assembly.
  • That he was leaving France to speak with the Pope urgently.
  • That he agreed with all the changes of the Constitution.
  • That he was being kidnapped by the Count d'Artois.

4. How did Louis express his opinions on the work of the Assembly and the Constitution?

  • He left a letter behind at the palace for ministers to discover.
  • He made a formal announcement in front of a crowd at the Tuileries.
  • He sent a letter to the Assembly from his refuge abroad.
  • He didn't, he just fled with no explanation.

5. Where was Louis taken after he had been caught escaping?

  • Marseille
  • Back to Paris
  • Austria
  • Koblez (Germany)

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