The Feuillants and the Constitution of 1791

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

  • The Constituent Assembly
  • The Monarchy
  • Journals and Magazines
  • The Girondin Club
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2. What was the main job of the Feuillants?

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

3. What was the King's attitude towards the Constitution of 1791?

  • He supported every part of it besides the exclusion of the religious reforms
  • He remained undecided until the last minute
  • He fully supported it
  • He rejected all of it except the financial and legal reforms

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

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

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

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


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