Committee of Public Safety

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  • Maximilien Robespierre: Villain To The People

    He became a lawyer, and also became a public speaker in his town. When he was thirty five years old, Robespierre was elected to be a representative for the Third Estate in the Estates General. Robespierre followed and admired the Social Contract of Jean Jacques Rousseau, and was known for defending…

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  • Was The Reign Of Terror Justified Essay

    The Reign of Terror: Was it Justified? September 1792 marks a turning point in history. A time of divided people, a time of beheading, and a time of terror. The Reign of Terror began with to imprisonment of Louis XVI in September of 1792. A new type of government was put in place, republic, causing the division of people. Some were counterrevolutionaires, against the new government, some were pro-revolution, for the new government. The two sides did not get along so the government turned to…

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  • Mob Mentality In The French Revolution's Reign Of Terror

    The French Revolution’s Reign of Terror The French Revolution’s Reign of Terror is one of the easiest and most famous examples of mob mentality.Mob mentality had a huge impact in the French Revolution’s Reign Of Terror. It begins when the French government decided to take strict measures against those being suspected with enemies. King Louis XVI was executed in 1793 after the king got executed people in France saw the guillotine as a weapon that they feared. The guillotine was used for purging…

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  • Mahatma Gandhi Robespierre Research Paper

    Mahatma Gandhi and Maximilien Robespierre Mahatma Gandhi was the preeminent leader of the Indian independence in British-rule. Gandhi purpose in life was to make life better for all people, he wanted everyone to be the same, He didn't want some people to be more or less than other people. Whether it be dealing with poverty issue, individual rights or economic. Gandhi wanted Indian’s to be free from domination of other countries, discrimination and unfair taxes. He wanted all that to end.…

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  • What Was The Significance Of The Reign Of Terror

    population of the government’s democratic intentions. Throughout the Terror, Robespierre emphasized punishing tyrants in order to strengthen the nation. In 1792 he said, “It is not thirst for a vengeance unworthy of the nation; it is the need to strengthen public liberty and tranquillity [sic] through the punishment of a tyrant.” Robespierre continued with that theme and in 1794 said, “All those who interpose their parricidal gentleness to protect the wicked from the avenging blade of national…

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  • Terrorism In The French Revolution

    Secularism is defined by Merriam-Webster as "the belief that religion should not play a role in government, education, or other public parts of society" ("Secularism"). In France, one of the most widely known forms of secularism is known as Laïcité. Laïcité is a core ideal found in the French constitution that has generated laws that does not condone religiosity which has sparked…

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  • Impact Of The Reign Of Terror On The French Revolution

    The Reign of Terror and Its Impact On the French Revolution “Virtue, without which terror is destructive; terror, without which virtue is impotent” (Perry, 104). Throughout the French Revolution, violence was used as a means to control counterrevolutionaries, the clergy, and any other citizen or person that might wish to bring down the Revolution. Through Robespierre and the Jacobins and their use and support of the guillotine, aristocracy was able to vanish, and through the Code Napoléon the…

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  • Justice In Sophocles 'Antigone'

    The play Antigone tells of the obstacles one girl faces while attempting to claim justice for her brother. Written by Sophocles, Antigone, is the story of how the main character, Antigone, tries to bury her brother against the king’s order. Creon, the king, had demanded that Antigone’s brother, Polynieces’, body should be left unburied for vultures to feed on. While Antigone’s actions seem like a revolution, they are not because Antigone is only one person that trying to change the government…

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  • The French Revolution: The Champ De Mars In Paris

    During the French Revolution, on 17 July 1791, the Champ de Mars in Paris was the site of a massacre, the fusillade du Champ-de-Mars. On that day, the National Constituent Assembly issued a decree that the king, Louis XVI, would remain king under a constitutional monarchy. Later that day, leaders of the republicans in France rallied against this decision. The larger crowd was also more determined than the first. Lafayette again tried to disperse it. In retaliation, the crowd threw stones at the…

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  • Town Hall Meeting Research Paper

    meeting started of with the roll call of the committee or trustees at the meeting. After the roll call, everyone at the meeting did the Pledge of Allegiance. The meeting was being held at the week of Thanksgiving and the mayor was giving thanks to the village and his board members. The mayor felt that the village benefited by the volunteer work that happens in the community and that it brings the community for unified and stringer at the same time. Then, the public was given the chance to ask…

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