The Feuillants and the Constitution of 1791

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1. The Feuillants passed a law that restricted what?

  • The powers of the King
  • Freedom of the Press
  • Republicans Joining the Constituent Assembly
  • Jacobins from entering the meetings of the Constituent Assembly
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2. What was the main job of the Feuillants?

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

3. What did the Constituent Assembly do to reduce the number of emigres leaving France?

  • Introduced Triple Taxation on emigres unless they returned
  • Introduced reduced prices on return journeys from other countries
  • Ordered the immediate arrest of anyone passing the French border
  • Demanding the emigres return unless they had bought property abroad

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

  • The Girondin Club
  • Journals and Magazines
  • The Monarchy
  • The Constituent Assembly

5. What did the Feuillants exclude from the Constitution?

  • The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
  • The Civil Constitution of the Clergy
  • The Reform of the Legal System
  • The Local Government Reforms

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