CHY 4U 2014: French Revolution Test Review


  1. a little mix and match
  2. make the connection
    • you will see a list of 6 terms/concepts/people.
    • You will choose two of the terms and write a paragraph explaining how they are connected
    • You will do this twice (you will write two separate paragraphs using two terms for each; you may not choose the same term twice)
  3. You will answer one of two longer questions. You will also choose the format of your response:
    • a sustained response (basically, a series of argumentative paragraphs that look a lot like an essay, but don’t have a thesis, an introduction, or a conclusion)
    • a script response featuring two figures from the French Revolution arguing about the question



Causes of the Revolution (some are listed below)

Divine Right of Kings


Louis XIV

The Palace of Versailles

Philosophes (Rousseau in particular)

The Estates General

The Tennis Court Oath

National Assembly

The storming of the Bastille

The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen

The Women’s March on Versailles

The Cult of the Supreme Being

The Committee of Public Safety



  • The Napoleon Code
  • The Concordat
  • The Battle of Trafalgar
  • The Battle of Austerlitz (more in the context of Napoleon’s genius)
  • Czar Alexander



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