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Transcript of Riots Continue
Before the Revolution
Authority was based on the king ruling by God's will and tradition.
War was the game of kings
Conquest is expected
The people serve the king without questioning authority
Phase 1: The Constitutional Monarchy
Phase 2 Committee of Public Safety
Twelve men ruled France and the "terror" of the guillotine was used to rid the state of her enemies
Rule was based on a loose concept of Democracy that was related to Rousseau's "general will"
Shared power was a view similar to that of the American Revolution
The "Declaration of the Rights of Man" was written and included the value of free speech
"Egalite, fraternite, and liberte" outlined the goals of the Revolution
Reign of Terror
Definition: from about March, 1793, to July, 1794, during which many persons were ruthlessly executed by the ruling faction.
Example: The Reign of Terror was led by__________________.
Definition: 1758–94, French lawyer and revolutionary leader.
Example: Robespierre organized the period in time known as the ____________.
Definition: The legislative body in France that was comprised of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd estates.
Example: The Estates General was not truly representative of the people because each estate________________________.
Committee of Public Safety
Definition: created April 1793; political body of the French Revolution that gained virtual dictatorial control over France
Example: The Committee of Public Safety ruled by creating________________________.
Definition: a member of a radical society or club of revolutionaries that promoted the Reign of Terror
Example: The Jacobins were led by ____________.
Definition: a lower-class Parisian republican in the French Revolution. An extreme republican or revolutionary
Example: The Sans Coullotes caused__________.