9th Class Social Science The French Revolution Question Bank Short Answer Type Questions - The French Revolution

  • question_answer What measures were taken by Robespierre's government?


    (a) Robespierre passed laws placing a ceiling on wages and prices. (b) Meat and bread were rationed. Peasants were forced to transport their grain to the cities and I sell it at fixed prices. (c) Equality was to be practiced through forms of speech and address. French men and women were hitherto known as Citoyen and Citoyenne (Citizen) instead of the traditional Monsieur (Sir) and Madame (Madam). (d) All citizens had to eat the pain d'egalite (equality bread) which was a loaf made of whole wheat and use of white nour was forbidden.


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