Radical Days by michael martin
After the Jacobins
took over power, the French Monarchy soon collapsed and war broke out between
France and other countries, and a committee of public safety was organized. In
France, a new Emperor, Maximilien Robespierre was appointed and the Reign of
Terror started. 40,000
people died during the Reign of Terror, which lasted July 1753 to July 1794.
a year, though, the reign of terror consumed its own. Weary of bloodshed and fearing for their own lives, the
convention turned on the committee of Public Safety. Robespierre and other
radicals were killed and the Reign of Terror ended. The
revolution at this time became more and more radical.
started fighting for rights as they did not feel that the Declaration of Man did
not grant equal rights. A woman named Jeanne Roland fought for rights and after
awhile they got equality. Changes in Daily life was also dramatic.
this time people had a strong sense of national identity. In early times, people
felt loyalty o local authorities. As monarchs centralized power, loyalty shifted
to the king or queen.