The Drift Towards War following the French Revolution

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1. Why did Louis dismiss the Legislative Assembly in 1792?

  • He was able to introduce an anti-war government
  • He was able to replace them with committed royalists
  • He was able to replace them with men committed war
  • He was able to bring back Necker and Calonne
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2. Which rumour was widespread amongst French civilians at the time?

  • That the Foreign Policies were being run by people plotting counter-revolution
  • That Louis and Marie Antoinette were going to attempt a second flee to Austria
  • That the Jacobins were planning a coup d'etat in Paris
  • That the Feuillants and Girondin had unionised and planned to form a counter-revolution

3. Who did France declare war against?

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

4. When was war declared?

  • April 1792
  • April 1791
  • July 1790
  • June 1789

5. What did Marie Antoinette and Louis believe about a possible war?

  • It would result in a complete break down in the law and order in France
  • It would result in their execution
  • It would be the only way to restore the Ancien Regime
  • It would lead to total overthrow of European Monarchs


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