The Decline of the Feuillants and the Rise of the Girondin

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1. What did the Girondin demand in terms of action?

  • Action against the National Guard
  • Action against the Republicans
  • Action against the emigres
  • Action against the refractory priests
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2. Who supported Brissot and his ideas of spreading revolution throughout Europe?

  • All of the Parisian clubs but only three Legislative Assembly Deputies and two Jacobins
  • Very few Legislative Assembly Deputies, most Jacobins and most ex-nobles
  • Most Legislative Assembly Deputies, most Jacobins and most Parisian clubs
  • Most Legislative Assembly Deputies but no one from external political groups

3. How did Louis respond to the Legislative Assembly's proposals to pass laws against the emigres?

  • He formed a new ministry to counter-act the proposals
  • He appealed to political groups to overthrow the Legislative Assembly
  • He used his suspensive veto to reject them
  • He abdicated and fled to Varennes

4. Why didn't Robespierre support the idea of a military crusade and promoting revolution abroad?

  • It was a minor issue compared to that of financial mismanagement and deficit
  • It might result in a military dictatorship in France
  • It gave too much power to the serfs and peasants of foreign countries
  • It might result in Louis returning to his position as Absolute Monarch

5. What did Brissot encourage in the Legislative Assembly?

  • A run on the banks in Paris and other major cities
  • An armed crusade against the monarchs of Europe
  • A coup d'état of Prussia's church and state
  • A union between the Girondin and the Jacobins


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