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

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