The Trial And Execution Of Louis XVI

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Register to read the introduction… “By executing the King the Montagne left the nation with no possible result except outright victory.” Louis led a life that was reflective of the indisputable fact that, he was never meant to be king in the first place. The way in which he governed and the advice and aid that was provided to him from his allies, for the most part was to the detriment of him. It wasn’t until too late that “Louis XVI showed the unexpected courage which dignified the last months of his dismal life and reign.” The Republicans that Louis fought against battled with the groundbreaking events of the revolution. There were not many precedents for a people putting their divine ruler on trial, this showed through in the indecision on whether Louis should be tried and then the sentence that should be passed. Unfortunately it wasn’t until he was nearing death that we saw the best of Louis …show more content…
by Levy & Applewhite
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