When the National Assembly broke off from the Estates-General, what was the assembly’s intent?
How did French support of the American Revolution increase problems for King Louis XVI?
How did the American Revolution influence the French Revolution?
The clergy comprised the wealthy First Estate, with members of noble descent in particular having a great deal of power. What was the source of the clergy’s wealth?
Which best describes what France’s Old Regime was?
The Declaration of Independence and the Declaration of the Rights of Man are similar because they both
After the National Assembly was locked out of the Estates-General meeting, members of the assembly met on a tennis court in Versailles and swore the Tennis Court Oath. What vow did they make with this oath?
Under the Old Regime, the people of France belonged to one of three estates. What was the basis of these divisions?
Why did the Third Estate form the National Assembly?
In an era of bad harvests, famine, and rioting, the French government took steps to improve the worsening financial crisis. What did the government do?