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    Many historians have found it difficult to precisely define a reason as to what caused ‘The Terror,’ this is due to it being a culmination of terrible events leading to tyranny. ‘The Terror’ can be defined as the period within 1793 and 1794, when the Robespierre subjugated Jacobian group executed, without remorse, any opposing citizens to their regime. Through the critical analysis of Maximilien Robespierre’s speech ‘On the moral and political principles of domestic policy’ in conjunction with…

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    aristocrats have done nothing but have been born into a higher family, but they are getting charged with treason or supporting the king. The goal of the Reign of Terror was to purge France of the people against the Republic and all enemies of the revolution. During the time of the Reign of Terror over 40,000 people were beheaded by guillotine. The Reign of Terror contributed to the rise of democracy, because it got people to unite to protect their freedom, even in the most gory…

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    The Reign of Terror: Was it Justified? A kitten desperately howls as her assertive owner restricts her wish to roam the danger filled streets. In the eyes of the naive kitten, the owner’s consideration for her safety is perceived as nothing but an unjust limitation to her individual freedom. Robespierre’s duty as the ruler is similar to the one of a pet owner. The kitten, who represents the French counterrevolutionists, cluelessly whines against the owner because she does not know what is best…

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    Adolf Hitler 's reign of terror was known in every country around the world during World War II. With his powerful speeches and charismatic personality he was able to rise to power very quickly in Nazi Germany, however no one knew this man would soon start another world war. Up to 1941, Hitler and Nazi army enjoyed a string of military successes, conquering most of Eastern Europe. During this time, Germany had always seen Russia as their main enemy because they were afraid of the Russians trying…

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    most powerful man during the Radical phase. Robespierre wanted the same thing that the people of France did, a formation of a democratic republic, however he did it with a new idea. The people called the time that Robespierre was in charge the Reign of Terror. He created this to put fear into people that wanted to go against the new ideas. He executed people that were considered the “enemies of the Revolution.” In the year of 1793 and 1794, between 25 thousand and 50 thousand people were…

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    people could not do more than that. Many of the uneducated saw violence as the only way to settle political disputes since they believed that they could not get their point across in any other way. This led to many violent revolts, including the Reign of Terror. The Great Fear, when peasants attacked churches and nobles and parts of France fell into anarchy, was also caused by this. After the attack on Bastille, the poor did not know what the king would do next since they were uneducated in how…

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    been a king, this terrible episode could have been prevented and lives could have been saved. Not only did the dechristinization kill people, but it put the people of France in permanent fear. The reign of terror was yet another event that could have been prevent if there were a King. The Reign of terror was mainly started by the Committee of Public Safety, in which Robes Pierre was a big part. Their objective was to prevent people from going against the revolution. People eventually last the…

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    • Background o Maximilien Marie Isidore de Robespierre was born May 6, 1758. He lost both parents at a young age and was raised by his grandparents with his siblings. He was educated in Paris and practiced law. Robespierre was a philosopher, government official, journalist, scholar, judge, activist and lawyer. • What did he do & why is he famous? o When Robespierre was in his thirties he began to be more active in public events, he was soon elected as the leader of the Jacobins and he became…

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    The Causes The Enlightenment: The most apparent cause of the enlightenment was the Thirty Years War. This destructive war, which lasted from 1618 to 1648, compelled German writers to pen harsh criticisms regarding the ideas of nationalism and warfare. These authors were some of the first enlightenment minds to go against tradition and propose better solutions. During the same time, European thinkers exposed Europe to other cultures and philosophies. Finally, centuries of mistreatment at the…

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    politician who created the reign of terror. The reign of terror lasted from 1793-1794. Robespierre felt that the only way to win the revolution is to kill inner and outer enemy forces. He would behead everyone who he thought was against the revolution. About 17,000 people were executed during the reign of terror. The national convention turned on the committee of public safety and they arrested Robespierre. He was executed the next day. After Robespierre died and the reign of terror was gone,…

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