The Decline of the Feuillants and the Rise of the Girondin

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1. What did Brissot encourage in the Legislative Assembly?

  • An armed crusade against the monarchs of Europe
  • A union between the Girondin and the Jacobins
  • A coup d'état of Prussia's church and state
  • A run on the banks in Paris and other major cities
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2. Why didn't Robespierre support the idea of a military crusade and promoting revolution abroad?

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

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

  • Action against the refractory priests
  • Action against the National Guard
  • Action against the emigres
  • Action against the Republicans

4. Why did talented members of the Feuillant Club turn to the Jacobin Club?

  • They could develop their ideas in accordance with the Philosophes.
  • They could win the votes of the crowds that attended Jacobin meetings.
  • They could develop their speaking skills needed in the Legislative Assembly
  • They could appeal to Louis and royal ministers who attended the meetings.

5. Who supported Brissot and his ideas of spreading revolution throughout Europe?

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

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