The Feuillants and the Constitution of 1791

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1. What did the Feuillants fail to gain support from?

  • The Girondin Club
  • The Constituent Assembly
  • Journals and Magazines
  • The Monarchy
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2. What didn't the Feuillants get credit for?

  • Helping to condemn the ideas of the Jacobins
  • Helping to establish a constitutional monarchy
  • Helping to spread the idea of Republicanism
  • Helping to strengthen the National Guard and Assembly

3. How was the army affected by the growing number of emigres leaving France?

  • Two of the most influential leaders left France and leaked the army tactics to the Austrian military.
  • Discipline was improving as the Assembly planned for war on Eastern Prussia and parts of Austria.
  • Discipline was beginning to collapse as almost half the officers deserted the army.
  • Over a third of a million men joined the army to defend France from the Prussians

4. What did the Feuillants demand to be recognised as?

  • The Society against the Rise of the Jacobins
  • The Society of the Friends of the Constitution
  • The Society of the Friends of the King and County
  • The Society of Political Force and Union

5. What was the main job of the Feuillants?

  • To form a political union of Republicans
  • To prevent the rise of the Jacobins and other extreme groups
  • To finalise the proposals of the Constitution
  • To protect the King and to prevent a Republic

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