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Study Guide Questions

1.     Louis IX built this church, which is known for its many stained glass windows, to house Christ's crown of thorns and part of the cross.
2.     King Francis I lived at the Palais de _________________ , which remains a court of law to this day.
3.     This cathedral is as well known for its rose windows as it is for its gothic carvings and gargoyle-embellished arches. It inspired Victor Hugo to write a famous novel about a hunchback who lived there.
4.     Robert de __________ founded the __________________ , a university for poor theological students.
5.     This king was an art collector who lived in the Louvre and began to fill it with fine works of art, such as the "Mona Lisa."
6.     Name two of the famous works of art found in the Musée du Louvre.
7.     Cardinal ___________________ destroyed the power of the feudal system in France and created one unified state.
8.     What was the nickname of Louis XIV?
9.     What is the name of the palace that Louis XIV built outside of Paris?
10.     During the latter part of the Eighteenth Century, called the Age of _______________________ , many great writers and philosophers, such as Rousseau, Diderot, and Voltaire, emerged.
11.     An angry mob of revolutionaries stormed Versailles and forced King ________________ and his family to go to Paris, where they were eventually guillotined.
12.     The Reign of ________________ is the name given to the period of time during which 1,234 people were guillotined by the French revolutionaries.
13.     After the French Revolution, ______________________ began his reign as Emperor, along with his Empress, Josephine.
14.     Name a famous monument built by the answer to #13.
15.     What is the name of the French national anthem?
16.     Who is buried in the gilded dome church of Les Invalides?
17.     Name two important movements that occurred in French art.
18.     The __________ Tower was built by a man of the same name for the World Exposition of 1889.
19.     Which of Manet's paintings did the public object to, because the subject seemed to be a prostitute?
20.     Name two painters who turned to café life for inspiration.
21.     These two authors frequented cafés in Post-World War I Paris.
22.     This French military leader moved to England after France signed an armistice with Germany and there formed the "Free French" organization.
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