The French Constitution of 1791

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

  • 83 Departments of equal size
  • 43 Regions of varying size
  • 83 Councils of equal numbers
  • 43 Sections of equal size
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2. What replaced all forms of execution in 1792?

  • Electric Chair.
  • The Tribunal System
  • The Guillotine
  • A life sentence in prison

3. How did Paris change under the Local Government Reforms of the Constitution?

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

4. Why did the Pope condemn the revolution?

  • He feared the rise of Judaism and Atheism.
  • It was no longer his job to appoint and remove Bishops and Clergymen
  • He disagreed with the treatment of Louis and Marie Antoinette
  • He didn't condemn the revolution and supported the new constitution.

5. What did the Constitution of 1791 establish?

  • A Constitutional Monarchy
  • An Absolute Monarchy
  • A Republic
  • Popular Sovereignty


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