The Decline of the Feuillants and the Rise of the Girondin

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1. What did Brissot encourage in the Legislative Assembly?

  • A union between the Girondin and the Jacobins
  • A coup d'état of Prussia's church and state
  • An armed crusade against the monarchs of Europe
  • 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 gave too much power to the serfs and peasants of foreign countries
  • It might result in a military dictatorship in France
  • It might result in Louis returning to his position as Absolute Monarch
  • It was a minor issue compared to that of financial mismanagement and deficit

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

  • Robespierre
  • Brissot
  • Lafayette
  • Jacobin

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

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

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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