The royal council responded by doubling the size of the Third Estates

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nobles and the government should be responsible to the people. The royal council responded by doubling the size of the Third Estate's representative body in the Estates-General 16. the National Assembly-members of the Third Estate broke away from the Estates-General, and with some of the other Estates members, formed this new legislative body 17. the Tennis Court Oath-the oath that the representatives of the third estate took when they swore that they would never disband until they had proper representation 18. Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen-the charter of basic liberties that reflected the ideas of the French Enlightenment and also owed much to the American Declaration of Independence and American State Constitutions 19. Olympe de Gouges- A proponent of democracy, she demanded the same rights for French women that French men were demanding for themselves. In her Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen (1791), she challenged the practice of male authority and the notion of male-female inequality. She lost her life to the guillotine due to her revolutionary ideas 20. “We are bringing back the baker .... ”- Armed women in large mass marched to Versailles and demanded bread, made Louis XVI come back to Paris. So they brought back flour and sang this
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phrase over and over 21. Civil Constitution of the Clergy-Secularized the church and made bishops and priests elected and paid for by the state. Began to require an oath, but the pope forbid 22. the Jacobins-members of a nation-wide network of political clubs that offered radical solutions to France's problems during the French Revolution. First emerged as radical deputies. They had clubs in the provinces. They were upset with the Civil Constitution of the Clergy. Joined an extensive correspondence network 23. escape to Varennes-Louis XVI was still trusted by the bourgeoisie. He tried to run away because he was upset with the revolution. He tried to leave France but was found and captured at Varnnes. The National Assembly ignored it and pretended that he was kidnapped 24. Declaration of Pillnitz-Issued by Leopold II and Frederick William II, this promised that Austria and Prussia would intervene in France to protect the royal family and preserve the monarchy if the other major European powers agreed 25. Paris Commune-The radical small government in France that asked the Legislative Assembly to call for the election by universal male suffrage of a new assembly to write a democratic constitution 26. sans-culottes- Meaning "without breeches", these were Parisian working people who were hostile to the aristocracy and fiercely republican. However, they feared representative government. They teamed up with the Jacobins to carry out a second revolution 27. Georges Danton-one of the leaders of the Mountain. He was the sans culottes minister of justice and helped kill all those who helped the king. He helped to solve the overcrowded prison problem 28. National Convention- French radical legislative body called to write a democratic revolution. Artisans, lawyers, professionals,
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and property owners. They all disliked the monarchy, abolished it
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