The French Revolution

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The French Revolution Thomas Carlyle
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Thomas Carlyle Dec 4 1795 – Feb 5 1881 Brought up as a Calvinist and Studied  at the University of Edinburgh. Lost faith while at Edinburgh, resulting  in a view that found favor with many  Victorians struggling with new political  and scientific changes. His first publication, a life of the  German poet Schiller, appeared in  1823-24; he published translations of  Goethe’s Wilhelm Meister’s  Apprenticeship and Wilhelm Meister’s  Travels into English in 1824 and 1827 Published his famous attack on  Utilitarianism, ‘Signs of the Times,’ in  1829 in the  Edinburgh Review
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The September Massacres Occurred in Sept of 1792 Resulted in the deaths of  approximately half the prison  population of Paris(~1400 dead),  which consisted of men, women,  and children who were royalists or  accused royalists.
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