History 040W 2-11-2008

History 040W 2-11-2008 - History 040W2/11/2008 The Second...

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History 040W—2/11/2008 - The “Second French Revolution” 1792 o Political factions in National Assembly o War o Second Revolution Commune September massacres Sans-culottes o The convention and the king - Some factions o Jiraundos—wanted war Jackovins Jiraundos the most prominent group within the Jackovins - War—April 20, 1792—declared by Assembly o France remains at war pretty much until 1815 o Jackovins felt it was necessary to be at war in order to support their cause o Increased radicalization - Sans-culotte o Culotte was the workingman’s cut off pants at the knee o Sans-culottes were a revolutionary group of workers o August 10, 1792—mob stormed palace, fighting broke out - The Convention—radically elected new government o Replaced national assembly o France now a republic o What to do with the King now?
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King is put on trial and convicted of treason—killed in 1793 - The Reign of Terror o Committee of General Security and Committee on Public Safety
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2010 for the course HIST 040W taught by Professor Hughagnew during the Spring '08 term at GWU.

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