The Feuillants and the Constitution of 1791

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

  • He remained undecided until the last minute
  • He rejected all of it except the financial and legal reforms
  • He fully supported it
  • He supported every part of it besides the exclusion of the religious reforms
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2. What didn't the Feuillants get credit for?

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

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

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

4. 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

5. What did the Feuillants become following the Champs de Mars Massacre of July 1791?

  • The weakest political force in the Constituent Assembly
  • The most unpopular political force in the Constituent Assembly
  • The most active political force in the Constituent Assembly
  • The largest political group in the Constituent Assembly


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