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Bastille & the National Assembly

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Mercenary Swiss Guards
As king's _______ marched toward Paris, a mob of city workers got mad over price of bread.
symbolic start to revolution on July 14th 1789, stormed Bastille for weapons
Great Fear
During the French Revolution, a period filled with rumors about the nobility ganging up on the peasants. This resulted in massive attacks on noble estates. Led to the aristocrats renouncing their feudal rights.
Women's March
6,000 women of Versailles force royal family to go to Tuileries Palace to live there
National Assembly
renamed from 3rd estate
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
Abolishes Old Regime, equal Justice, natural rights (Locke), freedom of speech, religion an of press (Voltaire)
The Civil Constitution of the Clergy
Laws brought in by the revolution reducing the power and wealth of the Church.
The Constitution of 1791
Created limited, constitutional monarchy, giving new Legislative Assembly power to legislate France
Legislative Assembly
constitutional monarchy, create laws, war decisions