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    During the French Reign of Terror, a period of time September 5th, 1793, to July 27th, 1794, resulted in the executions of 16,594 people by guillotine and an estimated 25,000 people by summary executions, ("Reign of Terror | French History." Encyclopedia Britannica Online). The Reign of Terror occurred after the fall of the French Monarchy. Instituted by Maximilien Robespierre, tens of thousands of political enemies, royalists, and those who opposed the revolution were executed. After the fall of Louis XVI, France established the Committee of Public Safety. Eventually, Maximilien Robespierre dominated this committee and executed anyone who opposed the French revolution. Robespierre, after only about a year of power, would then be executed himself…

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    Is it right to persecute people because of their different beliefs? Before the Reign of Terror France revolutionaries hoped to create a government that would value people's rights and protect them from dictatorship. But sadly, violence was frequent during the revolution and individuals rights were ignored. During the year of 1793-1794 The Reign Of Terror began and about 20,000-40,000 French People were killed by the power the government holds. They were executed by guillotines , which were large…

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    To begin with many people believed that the reign of terror gave people their freedom and their Rights, many always believed that they their was no freedom and no equal rights given at all. In this traumatizing event about 16,000 people were killed and led people to Believe that the reign of terror was not justified. As a matter of fact on one of the documents “ A” it states “ men are born and remain free and equal rights” not only were laws broken, but the thing most valuable thing about life…

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    The French Revolution’s ‘Reign of Terror’ was unjustified in both the context in which it was created and in retrospect. The reign of terror was used by Maximilien Robespierre to consolidate his own power and influence in the country and provided no productive solutions to many major underlying socio-economic issues. It also led to the ultimate downfall of everything the French Revolution stood for as a result of the thousands of wrongful public executions and convictions. Maximilien…

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    The French Revolution turned into the Reign of Terror. Under the leadership of Maximillian Robespierre, a new way of life for citizens living in France was being created. However, the only way to control the citizens to adapt to the new way to act and behave in society was through violence. Any individual who started to speak or act bad against the current government, was considered a rebel and would need to be punished. The guillotine was put and used to kill innocent people and set an…

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    this situation desperate times also called for desperate measures in which France was forced to take. Thus, the entire Reign of Terror in France began. The Reign of Terror in France was a period that the community had never seen before. An official definition of the entire period from our textbook is “the period from 1793 to 1794, during which Robespierre’s Committee…

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    and easily invaded France. (Doc B). This was only the beginning of the Reign of Terror. The Reign of Terror was not justified in many ways, simply because the internal threats were never all that harmful, the external threats were very weak, and the extreme methods were used in a time of need and with unnecessary physical force. It was not justified because there is absolutely no reason to kill 20,000-40,000 with the guillotine. He killed a thousand people and took away their rights. This was…

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    There was extreme unnecessary violence that occurred during 1793 and 1794 that affected roughly 20,000 to 40,000 people that were killed by the guillotine during The Reign of Terror, including King Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette(King 's Wife), and even Robespierre. The government used extreme ways to achieve its ends, in which many ways were wrong and cruel. In fact, The Reign of Terror was not justified because: The methods of the disaster were too extreme, the peasants and lower class citizens…

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    The Reign of Terror, which lasted from 1793 to 1794, was a period of severe violence during the French Revolution, which was led by Maximilien Robespierre. Robespierre and the Committee of Public Safety ruled during the Reign of Terror and killed thousands at the guillotine. Robespierre’s followers were called the Jacobins which were the most powerful and radical political faction during the time and he was a spokesman for urban workers, who became known as the sans-culottes. The purpose of the…

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    The period of 1792 to 1795, or commonly regarded as the ‘Reign of Terror’ served as a vital turning point for the French Revolution and effectively, the future of France. This period of time was distinguished by the fall of monarchy and the creation of the National Convention. Additionally. the Reign of Terror demonstrated more brutal punishments for counter revolutionaries and foreign enemies, in the hunt for freedom and liberty by French revolutionaries. The events that would take place under…

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