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?

  • The Emigres Army in Austria had been disbanded
  • Most emigres had returned to France having been threatened with arrest
  • The Emigres Army in France was becoming powerful
  • The National Guard had defeated the Austrian Army
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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 the Feuillants and Girondin had unionised and planned to form a 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

3. Who did France declare war against?

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

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

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

5. When was war declared?

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


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