i. On the morning of 14 July 1789, the city of Paris was in a state of alarm.
ii. The Marseillaise is the national anthem of France composed by the poet Roget de L’Isle.
iii. Louis XVI was executed publicly at the Place de la Concorde.
iv. Olympe de Gouges wrote a Declaration of the Rights of Woman and Citizen.
v. The slave trade began in the seventeenth century.
vi. The burden of financing activities of the state through taxes was borne by the third estate alone.
vii. Louis XVI was sentenced to death by a court on the charge of treason.
viii. Rousseau proposed a form of government based on a social contract between people and their representatives.
ix. Locke sought to refute the doctrine of the divine and absolute right of the Monarch.
x. Jacobins came to be known as the sans-culottes.
Ans. 14 July 1789
Ans. National Assembly
Ans. Olympe de Gouges
Ans. Slavery was finally abolished in French colonies in 1848.
Ans. John Locke wrote the book ‘Two Treatises of Government’.
Ans. 14th July, 1789
Ans. Its main object was to limit the powers of the monarch.
Ans. Louis XVI was the ruler of France in 1789.
Ans. Sceptre stands for symbol of royal power.
Ans. long striped trousers and red cap
Ans. Rousseau wrote the book ‘The Social Contract’.
Ans. The social contract
Ans. Napoleon Bonaparte
Ans. Montesquieu wrote ‘The Spirit of the Laws’.
Ans. The period from 1793 to 1794 is referred to as the Reign of Terror.
Ans. It was finally in 1946 that women in France won the right to vote.
Ans. Triangular slave trade was held between Europe, Africa and the America.
Ans. One of the most revolutionary social reforms of the Jacobin regime was the abolition of slavery in the French colonies.
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