The French Constitution of 1791

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

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

3. Who formed the Constitution of 1791?

  • The Bourgeoisie
  • The Clergy
  • The Nobles
  • Louis XVI

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

  • Ability to choose members of the Assembly
  • Ability to Choose own ministers
  • Suspensive Veto
  • A Civil List

5. Which was NOT guaranteed under the reforms of the Legal System?

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


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