The Decline of the Feuillants and the Rise of the Girondin

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1. 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
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2. Which group within the Legislative Assembly promoted the overthrow of European monarchs in other countries?

  • The Feuillants
  • The Girondin
  • The Jacobins
  • No group within the Legislative Assembly

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 used his suspensive veto to reject them
  • He abdicated and fled to Varennes
  • He appealed to political groups to overthrow the Legislative Assembly

4. 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

5. Which influential member of the Legislative Assembly became associated with the Girondin?

  • Brissot
  • Jacobin
  • Lafayette
  • Robespierre


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