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The Reign of Terror

In this lesson, we will learn about how the French Revolution became a bloodbath. We will learn how the hope and joy of 1789 was put at risk by foreign invasion and enemies within. We will see how, in this atmosphere, the French Revolutionaries turned on each other and thousands were executed.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What was the name of the important meeting where Louis XVI hoped to make decisions about how France should deal with its debt and taxation problems?

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Q2.Which of the following events was led by the sans culottes of Paris?

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Q3.What does 'constitution' mean?

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Q4.Which of the following became a slogan of the French revolutionaries?

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Q5.Which of the following events was led by bourgeois representatives of the Third Estate?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What was the name of the important meeting where Louis XVI hoped to make decisions about how France should deal with its debt and taxation problems?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following events was led by the sans culottes of Paris?

2/5

Q3.What does 'constitution' mean?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following became a slogan of the French revolutionaries?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following events was led by bourgeois representatives of the Third Estate?

5/5

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The Reign of Terror - End of lesson quiz

See if you can answer these questions based on what you have learnt today.

Q1.Marie Antoinette's brother was the ruler of which country?

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Q2.Who wrote the Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen?

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Q3.Which machine was used to carry out official executions during the Reign of Terror?

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Q4.Which social group was most involved in mob violence in Paris?

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Q5.What name is given to the period of the French Revolution when thousands of people were executed for being 'enemies of the Revolution.'

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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The Reign of Terror - End of lesson quiz

See if you can answer these questions based on what you have learnt today.

Q1.Marie Antoinette's brother was the ruler of which country?

1/5

Q2.Who wrote the Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen?

2/5

Q3.Which machine was used to carry out official executions during the Reign of Terror?

3/5

Q4.Which social group was most involved in mob violence in Paris?

4/5

Q5.What name is given to the period of the French Revolution when thousands of people were executed for being 'enemies of the Revolution.'

5/5

Lesson summary: The Reign of Terror

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