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21 January 1793
16 October 1793
Three Main Short-Term Causes
2 September 1792
Author of L'ami du Peuple
Group led by Danton and Desmoulins who desired the relaxation of the Terror
29 September 1793- this is imposed
20 August 1786- Controller General at the time tells Louis that the country is on the verge of .......
27 July 1793- this man joins CPS
10 August 1792
King of France
Robespierre's alternative civic religion to teh Catholic faith
The American War of Independence Dates
Controller General 1781-83, brief spell, Necker's successor, felt obliged to increase taxation
Term for list of grievances and suggestions for reform drawn up by representatives of each estate and presented before the Estates General
2 November 1789
14 September 1791- Louis accepts new ......
October 5-6 1789
The Seven Years War Dates
10% tax paid to the Church
Queen of France
22 September 1792
Term for people who fled France during the Revolution, mainly aristocrats
13 June 1792
23 August 1793- this decree is issued
12 July 1790
4 December 1793
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Director General 1776-81 and 1788-89, Protestant, funded war effort through loans, Compte Rendu
10 March 1793
16 August 1788
Controller General 1774-76, one of the first to pick up on financial exhaustion of France
10 Jan 1789
17 June 1789
20 June 1789
5 April 1794- these two men executed
2 June 1793
1 October 1791
2-6 September 1792
Published 'What is the Tird Estate?'
Small group of deputies from the Gironde, notably Brissot
11 March 1793
13 July 1793
Four Main Long-Term Causes
Constitutional monarchists who split from the Jacobin Club following the Flight to Varennes
24 March 1794- this man and his followers are executed
Woman who murdered Marat
28 July 1794
6 April 1793
24 June 1793
Unpaid labour service to maintain roads
23 June 1789
1614
Term for bonds backed up by the sale of Church land that circulated as a form of paper currency
5 October 1789
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20 September 1792
27 August 1791
6 November 1792
February 1781
Controller General 1787-88, on of the Notables, declared bankruptcy, agreed with Louis to summon Estates General
20 June 1791
Jacobin, leader of CPS, instigator of Terror
9 November 1791- Decree against .......
Name of Pre-Revolution French Monarchy
4 August 1789
5 May 1789
Liberal nobleman who led French forces in the American Wars, organised the National Guard, a Feuillant
20 April 1792
Controller General 1783-87, forced to reform the tax system, assembled an Assembly of Notables, idiotic move
19 November 1792
27-28 July 1794
26 August 1789
1 February 1793
Term for poor labourers and radical Jacobins
14 July 1789
17 September 1793
20 August 1792
Girondin, member of the Legislative Assembly and National Convention
Leader of Cordeliers Club, member of CPS, sent to guillotine by Robespierre
17 July 1791

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