The Split of the Jacobin Club - 1791

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1. What did the petition falsely state, that eventually divided the Jacobin Club?

  • That the King had abdicated
  • That the National Assembly had been replaced by the National Guard
  • That the Jacobin Club had already split
  • That Marie Antoinette had become Queen
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2. How did The Jacobin Club respond to the mass withdrawal of supporters?

  • They Withdrew their support of the petition
  • They relocated to the Tuileries to demand support of the king
  • They hired agent-provocateurs to infiltrate the meetings of the opposition
  • They opened fire on the major leaders of newly formed clubs

3. Which drafter of the petition would become a leader of the Jacobin Club?

  • Danton
  • De L'aunay
  • Lafayette
  • Brissot

4. Why was the Feuillants Club happy that the Jacobins no longer supported the petition?

  • They disliked the proposed Jacobin policies of the petition
  • They suspected the Jacobin Club was planning another revolt
  • They were no longer burdened by the Jacobin extremists
  • They disliked the wealth of the Jacobin Club

5. Which leading Jacobins were committed Monarchists?

  • Marat and Robespierre
  • Robespierre and Lafayette
  • Lafayette and Lameth
  • Danton and Maximillion


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