The French Constitution of 1791

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

  • Stayed the same but gained its own Municipal Council.
  • Divided into 43 sections with its own Municipal Council.
  • Divided into 8 sections with its own Municipal Council.
  • Did not alter at all from the Ancient Regime.
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2. What was introduced to save the National Assembly from financial difficulties?

  • Bronze and Silver Coins
  • Assignat (paper bonds)
  • Silver Coins
  • A Debit and Credit System

3. Which was NOT a direct tax under the Financial Reforms of the Constitution?

  • Bedroom Tax
  • Property Tax
  • Land Tax
  • Commerce / Trade Tax

4. Why did the Pope condemn the revolution?

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

5. What did the Religious Reforms include under the Constitution?

  • The Civil Constitution of the Clergy
  • The construction of 30 synagogues
  • The destruction of all Catholic Churches
  • The Construction of the Sacre Couer


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