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becomes the republic government
Death of king and queen
Louis XVI put on trial as traitor and beheaded
national convention defends the republic
country at war at all sides with europe
Those who do not wear fancy pants. A rather radical part of the French Revolution.
Committee of Public Safety
Created by the Convention during the Reign of Terror. Assumed almost dictatorial power of France. Leaders include Danton, Carnot, and Robsepierre (Jacobins).
A French political leader of the 18th century. A Jacobin, a radical leader of the French Revolution. Headed the Committee of Public Safety, responsible for the Reign of Terror, was later executed.
part of committee of public safety
A sans-culottes hero who was stabbed to death by Girondin Charlotte Corday.
1799, A sudden overthrow of the government by Napoleon.
Reign of Terror
the historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
(1795-1799) 5 person group of conservative men that ruled France after the Reign of Terror; corrupt and unable to fix the problems of France.
Constitution of 1795
set up 5 man directory and a 2 house legislature
problems with directory
results of resolution
Sun Yat-sen'd Three Principles of the People
a political philosophy to make China a free, prosperous, and powerful nation. The three principles are often translated into and summarized as nationalism, democracy, and the livelihood of the people.
when robespierre is guillotined, executedin july
setting the stage up for napoleon
need for old days
a "Little Corporal"
Born in Corsica
quirky, extremely intelligent but not a gentlemen pull on people's ears wouldnt sleep much
napoleon's great marriage
Josephine de Beauharnais(the love of his life) she has affairs napoleon wants to divorce her but she begs not to ands up divorcing her and marries austrian emporess
Coup D'etat (napoleon)
creates consulate (3 men run the country)
A vote by the people.
the Enlightened Despot
uses enlightenment ideas but still keep absolutism
creates postal system collecting taxes, reorganizes government, built new house departments and hospitals
Religion/Concordat of 1801
brings together catholic church with france
One law code that everyone must obey with 7 parts
first consul for life