The French Constitution of 1791

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1. Louis' powers under the Constitution did NOT include....

  • A Civil List
  • Ability to choose members of the Assembly
  • Suspensive Veto
  • Ability to Choose own ministers
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2. How did Paris change under the Local Government Reforms of the Constitution?

  • Stayed the same but gained its own Municipal Council.
  • Did not alter at all from the Ancient Regime.
  • Divided into 43 sections with its own Municipal Council.
  • Divided into 8 sections with its own Municipal Council.

3. What replaced the specialised courts of the Ancient Regime, under the Legal System Reform?

  • Louis' own judgement
  • A Tribunal System
  • Local versions of the Parlement
  • 7 different courts, each for different professions

4. What replaced Generalities under the Local Government reforms of the Constitution?

  • 43 Sections of equal size
  • 43 Regions of varying size
  • 83 Departments of equal size
  • 83 Councils of equal numbers

5. Who was in charge of handling and storing money under the Constitution?

  • The Legislative Assembly
  • The National Treasury
  • The Municipal Council
  • The National Assembly


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