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The Declaration of the rights of Man and Citizen is created During a time of oppression, it brought liberty, property, and resistance.

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1 The Declaration of the rights of Man and Citizen is created During a time of oppression, it brought liberty, property, and resistance

2 The Civil Constitution of the clergy is invoked Oath of allegiance that divided Catholic populations Brought together the church and the state

3 Thomas Paine publishes the Right of Man The law must be followed by the monarchy Believed in the importance of natural rights The law should be made by the living

4 The Girondins dominate the National Assembly In accordance with the ideals of the enlightenment, they felt that the new order ought to be universal, not just limited to France

5 Louis XVI tries to flee to Austria Helped by the Swedish court Hans Axel Von Fusen (Antoinettes lover) Recognized at Varennes (near the border)

6 Louis XVI is executed Happened January National convention voted that he should be executed Cache of documents proved conclusively Louis knowledge and encourage of foreign trade, discovery from secret cupboard They charged him of treason

7 The Committee of Public Safety is established Committee of public safety oversees and speeds up the work of the government during crisis

8 The Jacobins used the terror to preserve the revolution Jacobins use the terror executed 2639 in 15 months Wanted to control the growing crisis, sent representatives on mission, set up committee for public safety committee for general security

9 Robespierre is executed Leader of the Jacobins On July Robespierre gave a speech about his new plots and conspiracies, which isolated and threatened group members of the public safety The convention arrested him on the 27 th for setting himself as a dictator He was guillotined the day after

10 The Directory is attacked by enemies on both sides The constitution created the office of 5 directors as the directory who ruled France The rich grew richer and the poor had very little as the new constitution denied the right to vote to those who couldnt afford to pay tax vote


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