The French Revolution broke out in 1789.At the time France was in a crisis.The government was badly run and people’s lives were miserable.King Louis XIV tried to control the national parliament and raise more taxes.But his effort failed.He ordered his troops to Versailles.The people thought that Louis intended to put down the Revolution by force.On July 14,1789,they stormed and took the Bastille,where political prisoners were kept.Ever since that day,July 14 has been the French National Day.Louis tried to flee the country in 1792 to get support from Austria and Prussia.However,he was caught and put in prison.In September 1792,the monarchy was abolished.In the same year,Louis was executed.A few months later his wife,Marie also had her head cut off.The Revolution of France had frightened the other kings of Europe.Armies from Austria and Prussia began to march against France.The French raised republican armies to defend the nation.The Revolution went through a period of terror.Thousands of people lost their lives.In the end,power passed to Napoleon Bonaparte.(190 words)
6.What’s this passage about?这篇文章主要讲了什么？
C.The French Revolution.法国大革命
7.Which did not happen in 1789?以下哪件事不是发生在1789年？
A.The French Revolution broke out.
B.The national economy was developing rapidly.国家经济发展。
C.The government wasn’t well run.
D.King Louis XIV was in power.
8.Where were the political prisoners kept?那些政治犯被关押在哪里？
9.What does the underlined word“abolished”mean?划了下划线的“abolished”这个词是什么意思？
10.What was NOT the effect of the Revolution?以下哪个不是法国大革命产生的效果？
A.July 14 has become the French National Day.
B.It brought some impact on the other European Kings.
C.Louis’s wife,Marie was killed.
D.The king tried to control the national parliament.国王试图控制议会。