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3. The ideals of the Declaration have become deeply embedded in the Western outlook. Discuss this statement. A: This statement refers to the Declaration’s emphasis on the natural rights of human beings and their ability to govern themselves equally. This Declaration, as well as the Declaration of Independence in America, inspired many people of the western world to re-evaluate their governments and create one that was modern in valuing the natural rights of men Perry,pp.119-122: The Jacobin Regime In the summer of 1793, the French republic was threatened with internal insurrection and foreign invasion, in which the jacobins provided strong leadership. To deal with internal enemies, the jacobins instituted the reign of terror, in which maximilien Robespierre played a pivotal role. Maximilien supported giving all men the right to vote regardless of how much property they owned Jacobins were idealists who believed that terror was necessary to rescue the republic and the revolution from destruction Robespierre viewed those who prevented the implementation of this new society as traitors and sinners who had to be killed for the good of humanity Robespierre equated democracy with virtue and justified the use of terror in defending democracy The virtues of democracy A democracy is a state where the sovereign people, guided by laws of their own making, do for themselves everything that they can do well The first rule of your political conduct must be to relate all your measures to the maintenance of

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