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

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