The Jacobins were the most radical and ruthless of the political groups formed in the wake of the French Revolution.
Assignats were paper money issued by the National Assembly in France from 1789 to 1796, during the French Revolution.
was a law passed on 12 July 1790 during the French Revolution, that subordinated the Roman Catholic Church in France to the French government.
legislature of France
The flight to Varennes was the royal family’s failed attempt to escape Paris in June 1791.
was a statement issued on 27 August 1791 at Pillnitz Castle near Dresden by Frederick William II of Prussia and the Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II who was Marie Antoinette's brother. It declared the joint support of the Holy Roman Empire and of Prussia for King Louis XVI of France against the French Revolution.
Revolutionaries wanted war because they thought war would unify the country, and had a genuine desire to spread the ideas of the Revolution to all of Europe.