The French Constitution of 1791

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

  • 7 different courts, each for different professions
  • A Tribunal System
  • Louis' own judgement
  • Local versions of the Parlement
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2. Which was NOT guaranteed under the reforms of the Legal System?

  • The Right to a public Judgement
  • The Right to refuse arrest.
  • The Right to appear in court within 24 hours
  • The Right to a Lawyer

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

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

4. What did the Constitution of 1791 establish?

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

5. What was introduced to save the National Assembly from financial difficulties?

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


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