The Reign of Terror

The Reign of Terror
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  • WHERE IT ALL BEGINS WITH
  • I die innocent of all the crimes imputed to me. I pardon the authors of my death, and pray God that the blood you are about to shed will never fall upon France.
  • THE RISING OF THE TERROR
  • It is our duty to preserve this country with "our greatest" will.  
  • THE FRANCE NIGHTMARE
  • During 1793, the revolutionary government was in crisis. France was being attacked by foreign countries on all sides and civil war was breaking out in many regions. People of the French dethroned King Louis XVI.
  • ROBESPIERRE's PARANOID 
  • Why does it seems like people can't be trusted these days?!!!
  • After the public execution of King Louis XVI. The Reign of Terror began on Sept 5, 1793, Marie Antoinette was the first victim. The Committee of Public Safety had been formed, it was designed to protect the new republic against internal rebellion and foreign attacks on society. He was the leader of the Committee of Public Safety, the executive committee of the National Convention.
  • THE END OF THE TERROR
  • The terror really began to kick in when approximately 45,000 people were brutally executed. Ranging between anyone from the clergy to nobility to peasants. Robespierre was the mastermind of the Reign of Terror. These mass murders were directed by Robespierre, Danton, and Marat.
  • EFFECTS
  • Sooner on, Robespierre became paranoid about the rebellion and began to execute anyone that he thinks are plotting against him, using the guillotine. 
  • Robespierre was being charged with crimes against the Republic. He got executed in 1794. Decisions were made by the French people. It ends after over 40,000 of the French people were killed.  After over 40,000 of the French people were killed, the Reign of Terror came to an end on July 27th, 1794. Thus, restoring some order to France and the citizens.
  • The reign of terror led to massive lives in France. Destruction of property and infrastructure in France were demolished. Many industries were being destroyed which affected the French economy. It brought war between France and other neighboring nations.  The reign of terror also contributed to the rise of Napoleon I to power in France.
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