Money! Bastille Day quiz, coming in one month

Waddeson Manor trompe l'oeil assignats

In the midst of all the terrible events happening here in the USA and elsewhere around the globe today, here’s a bit of good news: it’s just one month til the annual Bastille Day quiz and this year’s topic is MONEY!  Time to refresh your mind about all those mystifying revolutionary terms–assignats, billets de confiance, le Maximum–and to remember the power of other terms–such as le déficit, la dette, and la banqueroute–which may have nudged people to act with greater potency than any notion of universal will or human rights could ever do.

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