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  • Reign of Terror

    Shaleen The Reign Of Terror The Reign of Terror‚ also known just as “The Terror”‚ was a brief period of time in the French Revolution full of complete disaster and bloodshed. Over 20‚000 people were “officially” executed‚ while many died in jail‚ due to many causes‚ mainly consisting of an organization (Mythyloke; Britannica.com). On September 5th of 1793‚ the Revolutionary Government of France decided to make “ Terror” the order of the day and to take severe actions against those suspected

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    Reign Of Terror The crimes people were kill for were ridiculous. A simple cry for your husband’s death could get you the punishment of having to sit for hours under the blade which shed upon you the blood of your husband‚ then you would be killed yourself. Mass numbers of people were killed‚ over 2‚500 people in Paris alone. Tens of thousands in other cities and town throughout France. Robespierre and his cohorts initiated the “Reign of Terror”‚ which lasted just less than a year. This was the

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    Reign Of Terror Reign of Terror is the period of the French revolution since September 5‚ 1793‚ to July 27 1794. It was a civil and a foreign war‚ where the government decided to terrify the people of France‚ and to take harsh consequences against those who were against the revolution‚ like the nobles and priests. The government forced terror in the hearts of the French. Approximately 40‚000 people die during the Terror. About 15% were the nobles and clergy. Another 15% were the middle class

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    Grace Halleck  1st hour   Why was the Reign of Terror not justified?    The Reign of Terror was not justified because it was not what the people of France wanted‚ which was equality. The government was not giving rights or actions they promised either‚ and both sides of the fight were put in serious danger. The Reign of Terror wasn’t justified due to many uncivil decisions made by the government which started a revolution of the people. In the Vendee region rebels fought against laws. The laws they

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    Criticism of the Reign of Terror The ‘Reign of Terror’ was the name given to the actions of the ‘Committee of Public Safety’ from the years between 1791-1794. Their actions can be justified‚ but can hold just as much criticism along with it. In my opinion‚ there could have been better ways to move the revolution along and the ‘Reign of Terror’ should have never happened. After the French Revolution‚ Edmund Burke from Great Britain became one of the most famous critics of the Revolution. Burke

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    the government would force the people to become virtuous republicans through a massive reeducation program. And thus began the Reign of Terror which had the purpose to eliminate opposition and to cow citizens into submission. For Robespierre‚ the Terror was necessary and inevitable to maintain the Republic by revealing the enemy within France. However‚ the Reign of Terror proved to be a distortion of revolutionary ideals because instead of helping the country to unify and obtain greatness‚ in essence

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  • The Reign of Terror

    liberty developed into the Reign of Terror. The Reign of Terror was a period in the French revolution characterised by brutal repression and executions which took place from 1793 to 1794. It was a time of bloodshed and murder‚ aimed to destroy counter revolutionaries and conspirators‚ and attack foreign enemies‚ which resulted in the deaths of around 20‚000 to 40‚000 people‚ and was viewed by Robespierre as an inevitable period to stabilise France. The Reign of Terror was caused by the evolution

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    Reign of Terror DBQ: Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the Terror as an instrument of the French Revolution. France was experience a great amount of change in the summer of 1793‚ when the Jacobins succeeded the moderates in the National Convention. With the radical Jacobins in power‚ the country was in tumult‚ and a Reign of Terror ensued due to a law of suspects that legalized local revolutionary committees. Because of this‚ thousands of people were killed by guillotine or other methods

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  • Causes of the Reign of Terror

    The reign of terror was a period of violence in which occurred from 1793- 1794 after the strong onset of the French Revolution. It was a time of fierceness and anger‚ resulting in the deaths of thousands of people living in France at that period of time. The terror followed the trial and execution of King Louis XVI in 1793 and was incited by the conflict between the Girondins and Jacobins. Soon after‚ King Louis’ wife‚ Marie Antoinette‚ was executed in the guillotine- the new form of constitutionalist

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  • Reign Of Terror Analysis

    with the violence‚ fear‚ and dictatorship of Robespierre. The first event that shows this theme is the “Reign of Terror.” This event relates to the theme of fear and violence since Robespierre’s goal was to inflict fear on others in hopes of having them listen to him. The Reign of Terror was the time period in which Maximilien Robespierre assumed control after the execution of King Louis. The terror was created to kill off people who opposed the Revolution and to also stop a counter revolution. In

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