The Decline of the Feuillants and the Rise of the Girondin

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1. Which Feuillant leader was defeated in the election to become mayor of Paris in 1791?

  • Lafayette
  • Petion
  • Brissot
  • Robespierre
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2. Which influential member of the Legislative Assembly became associated with the Girondin?

  • Jacobin
  • Lafayette
  • Brissot
  • Robespierre

3. 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

4. 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 was a minor issue compared to that of financial mismanagement and deficit
  • 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

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

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


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