Study Guide for Chapter 19 - The French Revolution and Napoleon        Terms and People to Know

Ch19 Sec1 (Pages 478-484)
The Revellion    The First Estate  The Second Estate   The Third Estate     The Estates General     bourgeoisie   corvee   Abbe Sieyes  
deficit spending    Jacques Necker     cahiers     The Tennis Court Oath    The Bastille
Ch19 Sec2 (pages 484-489)
The National Assembly    “The Great Fear”   Marquis de Lafayette   The French National Guard 
The Paris Commune     The Tricolor Flag    “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity”    Declaration of the Rights of Man
The Women’s March on Versailles   Marie Antionette    Tuileries      Civil Constitution of the Clergy   The Constitution of 1791  emigres       Declaration of Pilnitz     Legislative Assembly     sans-culottes

Ch19 Sec3 (pages 490-494)
The Jacobins      September Massacres    National Convention    suffrage  “ Citizen Capet”    Girondists
 Committee of Public Safety      Maximilien Robespierre     “Reign of Terror”   the guillotin      Danton   The Constitution of 1795    
The Directory        Declaration of the Rights of Women       Nationalism      
La Marseillaise     Jacques Louis David 

Ch19 Sec4 (pages 494-498)
Napoleon Bonapart      Corsica     The Consulate    First Consul ( for life)     Emperor of France    plebiscite
The Concordat     Napoleonic Code    The Battle of Austerlitz     annexed     Confederation of the Rhine
Battle of Trafalgar    Continental System    blockade

Ch19 Sec5 (pages 498 – 503)
Peninsular Wars    guerrilla warfare      Alexander I      Grand Army    Battle of Leipzig      abidicated     Waterloo  The Congress of Vienna     Metternich    Czar Alexander     Lord Castlereigh        Prince Talleyrand    Balance of Power   stability   legitimacy      Concert of Europe

Ideas to understand
   What beliefs and attitudes inspired the leaders of the French Revolution?
   How did the French Revolution reshape social and political institutions?
   How did the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte create upheaval across Europe?
   What were the temporary and lasting effects of the French Revolution? 

Essay Questions ( give specific examples to support your statements )
1.      Describe and explain the events that led to the French Revolution. ( Be specific and support your statements with facts )
2.      Describe and explain using chronological order the events and stages of the French Revolution. Explain why the French Revolution turned to violence and eventually a dictatorship. (Be specific and give at least three examples)
3.      Describe and explain the rise of Napoleon to power in France. Explain some of Napoleons lasting effects and why he is such a significant figure on the historical landscape.
4.      Describe and explain the events after the defeats of Napoleon at Leipzig and Waterloo. Describe the participants and explain the events of the Congress of Vienna. Why did the European leaders want to turn back the clock on represtative government?