Revolution Controversy
The Revolution Controversy was a British debate over the French Revolution, lasting from 1789 through 1795. A pamphlet war began in earnest after the publication of Edmund Burke's Reflections on the R...
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Cult of Reason
The Cult of Reason (French: Culte de la Raison) was a belief system established in France and intended as a replacement for Christianity during the French Revolution.
Opposition to the Roman C...
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Revolutionary sections of Paris
The revolutionary sections of Paris were subdivisions of Paris during the French Revolution. They first arose in 1790 and were suppressed in 1795.
At the time of the Revolution, Paris measured 344...
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French National Convention election, 1792
The French National Convention election elected the National ConventionThe election was held in September and were the first to be held under universal suffrage. An absolute majority of the deputies e...
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Paris Commune (French Revolution)
The Paris Commune during the French Revolution was the government of Paris from 1789 until 1795. Established in the Hôtel de Ville just after the storming of the Bastille, it consisted of 144 delegat...
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Trial of Louis XVI
The trial of Louis XVI was a key event of the French Revolution. It involved the trial of the former French king Louis XVI before the National Convention and led to his execution.
The trial began ...
Armoire de fer
L'armoire de fer (French: 'iron chest') refers to a hiding place at the apartments of Louis XVI of France at the Tuileries Palace where some secret documents were kept. The existence of this iron cabi...
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Year One
The term "Year One" in political history usually refers to the institution of radical, revolutionary change. This usage dates from the time of the French Revolution. After the official abolition of th...
9 September massacres
The 9 September massacres were two series of massacres of prisoners at Versailles on 9 September 1792 during the French Revolution. They occurred in the context of the September Massacres. Claude Four...
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September Massacres
The September Massacres were a wave of killings in Paris (2–7 September 1792) and other cities in late summer 1792, during the French Revolution. There was a fear that foreign armies would attack Pari...
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Jean-Baptiste Mailhe
Jean-Baptiste Mailhe (2 June 1750, Guizerix - 1 June 1834, Paris) was a politician during the French Revolution. He gave his name to ""the Mailhe amendment", which sought to delay the execution of Lou...
Louis XVI and the Legislative Assembly
The French Revolution was a period in the history of France covering the years 1789 to 1799, in which republicans overthrew the Bourbon monarchy and the Roman Catholic Church in France perforce underw...
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Legislative Assembly (France)
The Legislative Assembly was the legislature of France from 1 October 1791 to September 1792 during the years of the French Revolution. It provided the focus of political debate and revolutionary law-...
Society of the Friends of the Blacks
The Society of the Friends of the Blacks (French: Société des amis des Noirs or Amis des noirs) was a group of French men and women, mostly white, who were abolitionists (opponents of black slaver...
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Fédéré
The term "fédérés" (sometimes translated to English as "federates") most commonly refers to the troops who volunteered for the French National Guard in the summer of 1792 during the French Revolution....
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Committee of General Security
The Committee of General Security was a French parliamentary committee which acted as police agency during the French Revolution that, along with the Committee of Public Safety, oversaw the Reign of T...
La patrie en danger
La patrie en danger (French: "The country (fatherland) in danger") refers to a declaration by the French Assembly on 11 July 1792 in response to Prussia joining Austria against France. Along with the ...
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10 August (French Revolution)
The insurrection of 10 August 1792 was one of the defining events in the history of the French Revolution. The day of 10 August (French: journée) resulted in the fall of the French monarchy after ...
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Proclamation of the abolition of the monarchy
During the French Revolution, the proclamation of the abolition of the monarchy was a proclamation by the National Convention of France announcing that it had abolished the French monarchy on 21 Septe...
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National Convention
The National Convention (French: Convention nationale) was a single-chamber assembly in France from 21 September 1792 to 26 October 1795 (4 Brumaire IV under the Convention's adopted calendar) dur...
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