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Ch. 18 Assessment

True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

1. 

The Legislative Assembly declared war on Austria in 1792.
 

2. 

The Paris Commune was made up entirely of working people and the poor.
 

3. 

The National Assembly determined that bishops and priests were to be elected by the people.
 

4. 

Few Catholics opposed the revolution.
 

5. 

Olympe de Gouges composed a Declaration of the Rights of Woman.
 

6. 

Napoleon created over three thousand new nobles between 1808 and 1814.
 

7. 

Under Napoleon, France's empire included the western half of Italy north of Rome.
 

8. 

Napoleon appointed his relatives to rule dependent states, like Spain.
 

9. 

Napoleon appointed his relatives to rule allied states.
 

10. 

Napoleon finally defeated the British and Prussian armies at Waterloo in Belgium.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

11. 

The Second Estate did all of the following EXCEPT
a.
own from 25 to 30 percent of the land.
b.
hold high positions in government and the military.
c.
not pay taxes.
d.
side with the peasants.
 

12. 

The Paris Bastille was
a.
a tennis court.
b.
an armory and prison.
c.
Louis’s palace.
d.
a restaurant.
 

13. 

The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen proclaimed all of the following EXCEPT
a.
an end to tax exemptions.
b.
freedom of speech.
c.
equal rights for women.
d.
freedom of the press.
 

14. 

The National Assembly’s Constitution of 1791
a.
set up a limited monarchy.
b.
abolished the monarchy.
c.
gave all men a vote.
d.
satisfied the priests and lower classes.
 

15. 

The Paris Commune demonstrated, then seized power for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
a.
defeats in war with Austria.
b.
economic shortages.
c.
loyalty to Prussia.
d.
anger with the monarchy.
 

16. 

The Reign of Terror set up revolutionary courts to prosecute
a.
Austrian prisoners.
b.
the sans-culottes.
c.
enemies of the republic.
d.
Robespierre’s followers.
 

17. 

The two dissenting groups within the National Convention were the
a.
Girondins and the Mountain.
b.
Jacobins and the Marats.
c.
Commune and the Paris mob.
d.
Dantons and the Robespierres.
 

18. 

During its rule, the government of the Directory was opposed by
a.
Robespierre.
b.
royalists and radicals.
c.
the Jacobins.
d.
moderates.
 

19. 

The Directory was eventually toppled by
a.
Robespierre.
b.
Louis XVI.
c.
the Jacobins.
d.
Napoleon Bonaparte.
 

20. 

The Committee of Public Safety was originally set up to
a.
defend France against foreign armies.
b.
oppose the sans-culottes.
c.
guard Marie Antoinette.
d.
eliminate the king.
 

21. 

Napoleon’s Continental System was designed to
a.
defeat Prussia.
b.
stop British trade with Europe.
c.
unify Italy.
d.
conquer Protestantism.
 

22. 

Napoleon’s military force was called the
a.
Grand Army.
b.
Coup d’État.
c.
Dependent States.
d.
Napoleonic Code.
 

23. 

Promotion within Napoleon’s government and military was based on
a.
rank.
b.
birth.
c.
bribery.
d.
ability.
 

24. 

Napoleon’s agreement with the Catholic Church did all of the following EXCEPT
a.
recognize Catholicism as the majority religion of France.
b.
return church lands to the pope and clergy.
c.
make those who had purchased church land his supporters.
d.
restore some stability to France.
 

25. 

Napoleon’s Civil Code treated women
a.
as legal equals to men.
b.
as less than equal to men.
c.
as co-owners of property with their husbands.
d.
equal in divorce proceedings.
 

Completion
Complete each sentence or statement.
 

26. 

The Committee of Public Safety was dominated by Georges Danton, then ____________________.
 

 

27. 

The National Convention’s policy of weakening Catholic power in France was called ____________________.
 

 

28. 

Electors had to be owners or renters of ____________________ worth a certain amount.
 

 

29. 

The radical journal called Friend of the People was published by ____________________.
 

 

30. 

Within Paris, the local government or ____________________ favored radical change.
 

 

Matching
 
 
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a.
bourgeoisie
b.
relics of feudalism
c.
sans-culottes
d.
Third Estate
e.
Estates-General
 

31. 

social commoners
 

32. 

merchants, bankers, industrialists, professionals
 

33. 

French parliament under Louis XVI
 

34. 

“without breeches,” members of the Paris Commune
 

35. 

aristocratic privileges
 
 
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a.
coup d’état
b.
Georges Danton
c.
Council of Elders
d.
factions
e.
electors
 

36. 

Minister of Justice for the Paris Commune
 

37. 

individuals qualified to vote
 

38. 

sudden overthrow of a government
 

39. 

dissenting groups
 

40. 

upper legislative house under the Constitution of 1795
 
 
Match each item with the correct statement below.
a.
allied states
b.
the consulate
c.
nationalism
d.
Corsica
e.
Civil Code
 

41. 

Napoleon’s government after 1799
 

42. 

Napoleon’s unified law system
 

43. 

Napoleon’s birthplace
 

44. 

Napoleon’s allies against Britain
 

45. 

unique cultural identity of a people
 



 
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