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The radical leaders: Marat, Danton, Robespierre

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Transcript of The radical leaders: Marat, Danton, Robespierre

The radical leaders: Marat, Danton, Robespierre
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CREATED BY: Savannah Powell and Emma Hudak
Revolutionary Role: Maximilian de Robespierre
He wanted to kill anyone who wanted to even compromise with enemies of the revolutionaries
Ordered the execution of Danton for trying to campaign against the reign of terror
He was an activist for the libertarians.
He sent thousands of people to the guillotine for believing in the monarchical system
He was the creator of the reign of terror
The French turned against him when they realized the amount of bloodshed he had caused, and he was beheaded without a trial.
Revolutionary Role: Marat
He was a radical journalist and politician who urged executions of the monarchy.
He was elected to the national convention and served on the legislature for three years.
He organized the execution of the Girondin faction.
Marat was assassinated by Charlotte Corday.
His goal was to eliminate anyone associated with the king.
His newspaper was popular because he attacked enemies of the revolution and called for a more radical revolution.
Revolutionary Role: Georges Danton
He thought that violence was necessary for the achievement of radical changes
In June of 1792, he delivered a speech which attacked Marquis de Lafayette
In August of that same year, he led a coup that overthrew the Paris Commune, replacing it with a more radical city government
He was elected minister of justice in the French legislative assembly
He gave another speech that called for the death of anyone who refused to fight for France in her time of peril.
Maximilian de Robespierre
Maximilien de Robespierre
He was born on May 6, 1758
He died on Jul 28, 1794
He was a French lawyer and politician, and one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution.
He was also influenced by 18th-century Enlightenment Philisophes such as Rousseau and Montesquieu.
Georges-Jacques Danton
Georges-Jacques Danton
Jean-Paul Marat
He was born on May 24, 1743.
He died on July 13, 1793
He was elected into the National Convention in September of 1792 as one of Paris' 26 deputies.
His cause of death was an assassination.

Jean- Paul Marat
He was born on October 26, 1759
He died on April 5, 1794
He was the first president of the Public Safety committe
He was one of the chief forces of the overthrow of the monarchy
He worked with Marat and Robespierre in National Convention
He was one of the voters of he execution of Louis XVI
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