French Revolution Scene 2

French Revolution Scene 2

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  • Execution of King Louis XVI
  • No! I'm sorry my people
  • Too bad, you deserve it.
  • Hooray!!!!!!
  • Rise of Robespierre
  • Follow me my fellows .I promise to create a fairer andrepresentative government.
  • Committee of Public Safety
  • Our most important goal is to protect France against foreign and domestic enemies. Anyone that seems like a threat to us should be executed.
  • King Louis XVI was considered a traitor to France and was later convicted by a single vote and sentenced to death on January 21,1793
  • Reign of Terror
  • AHHHHHh!
  • After the execution of King Louis XVI, Robespierre was viewed as incorruptible (trustworthy) and quickly rose to power.
  • Olympe de Gouges
  • Sentenced to death!!
  • On August 1793, the Jacobins, a radical revolutionary group led by Robespierre, created the Committee of Public safety to be responsible for protecting France from foreign invasion and internal rebellion.
  • Execution of Robespierre
  • Finally, the bloodshed is over.
  • 300,000 people were arrested and 17,000 were executed (The nobles, clergy, peasants, and the innocents)
  • Under arrested
  • On November 3,1793 De Gouges who wrote the Declaration of Women's rights was condemned as a counter-revolutionary and denounced as an "unnatural" woman.
  • Women should have the same rights as the men. I do not believe that I did anything WRONG!
  • Fearing their own lives, people rebel against the committee of Public Safety, and in 1794, Robespierre was executed.
  • No!! I did any of it for the safety of our country. You guys can't do this to me.
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