The Drift Towards War following the French Revolution

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1. Why did France think that the original reason for going to war had been removed?

  • Most emigres had returned to France having been threatened with arrest
  • The Emigres Army in Austria had been disbanded
  • The National Guard had defeated the Austrian Army
  • The Emigres Army in France was becoming powerful
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2. What did Robespierre and the Jacobins believe about war?

  • It would lead to a Republic of Europe
  • It would lead to Popular Sovereignty across Europe
  • It could result in a military dictatorship
  • It could result in Louis returning to his position as absolute monarch

3. Who did France declare war against?

  • Germany and Britain
  • Austria and Prussia
  • Prussia and Germany
  • Germany and Austria

4. What did the Legislative Assembly tell Louis to do?

  • Demand that the National Guard to storm the frontiers at Prussia, Austria and Germany
  • Demand that all emigres return to France for their immediate arrest and triple taxation
  • Demand that his brother in law renounce all Austrian treaties that were hostile to France
  • Demand that his brother in law replace him as absolute monarch of France and Austria

5. What was forming in Austria before France demanded it be disbanded?

  • An Emigres Army
  • An Army of European Nobles
  • An Austrian/Prussian Army
  • An Austrian Naval Force


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