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reign of terror


Jessica Chen

on 15 January 2013

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Reign of Terror 1793/9/5~1794/7/28
Jessica Chen, Julia Huang, Sinclair Fhu A New...and Unwelcomed Religion Jacobins Jean-Paul Marat Victims of the Revolution cause (continued 2) The Guillotine What is it? The Reign of Terror was also known as The Terror (French: la Terreur).
It was a period of violence that occurred after the onset of the French Revolution...
- Incited by conflict between rival political factions, the Girondins and the Jacobins .
- Marked by mass executions via guillotine of people suspected of opposing the revolution...which was almost everyone.
- The death toll ranged in the tens of thousands, with 16,594 executed by guillotine (2,639 in Paris), and another 25,000 in summary executions across France. Jean-Paul Marat was a leader of the Reign of Terror in France and the partner of another famous man of that period, Maximilian Robespierre. In 1788, Louis was forced to reinstate France's National Assembly (the Estates-General) which quickly curtailed the king's powers. Execution of Louse XVI Causes
One possible cause is the dissatisfaction people got from not seeing the anticipated results of the revolution come true.

Robespierre leader of Committee of Public Safety in 1793, assuming the power of a dictator. He lead the reign
of terror. Committee of Public Safety Introduction The Arrest of the Clergy The most prominent political clubs of the
French Revolution were the Jacobin Clubs
that sprung up throughout Paris and the
provinces in August of 1789. - The Nobles and the Clergy (Those who weren't of the 3rd estate)
- Louis XVI and Marie Antionette
- Everyone who Robbespierre accused, including Georges Danton
- And finally, Robbespierre himself. Egypt Revolution &French Revolution --Both of the revolutions started out with citizens holding contempt for their own authorities.
-- The people were motivated by a desire for freedom and rights, and they wished to combat political oppression. Egypt Revolution in 2011
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