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. Why did Louis dismiss the Legislative Assembly in 1792?

  • He was able to bring back Necker and Calonne
  • He was able to introduce an anti-war government
  • He was able to replace them with men committed war
  • He was able to replace them with committed royalists

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

  • 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
  • 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

4. When was war declared?

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

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

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

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