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How was Robespierre perceived by many at the festival of the Supreme Being?
a self-obsessed dictator who thought he was also a sort of god.
Describe the mood of Paris in the summer of 1794.
Fearful. People watched what they said.
What contributed to rumblings against Robespierre within the Convention? What were the signs that his influence within the Convention was beginning to lessen.
The radicals were unhappy about Robespierre recalling their representatives from the provinces. Moderates were unhappy about the executions of Danton, the Herbertists, and the Terror.

Signs that Robespierre was losing power is when people made remarks about him within earshot during the Festival of the Supreme Being.
Describe the dramatic confrontations of Robespierre that led to his eventual execution. Why did these confrontations lead to confusion within the Convention?
Robespierre went off the deep end, and started denouncing members of the Committee for Public Safety, saying they were traitors & the whole group needed to be purified. Someone spoke to defend himself, Robespierre gave a counter attack, people were in fear. This sort of attack/counter attack continued the next day until Robespierre was arrested.
How did the citizens of Paris react to Robespierre's execution?
Happy, because it meant an end to the terror.