Girondists (a.k.a. Girondins or Brissotins) a subset of Jacobins who pushed for confiscation of émigrés property (denied) and war on Austria. Favored representative government and free economy.
Extreme Jacobins called "The Mountain"
San-Culottes ("without knee-breeches") were commoners, mostly urban Parisians, hostile to aristocrats and counter-revolutionaries; wanted controls on prices and direct democracy, town meeting style
March Peace with Prussia and Spain: Treaty of Basel
August 22 Constitution of the Year III : bicameral legislature (250 Elders and The Council of Five Hundred); propertied and military enfranchisement, limited by rule of 2/3 (re-election); Directory (5 person executive committee) supported by army.
Transfer of wealth from Church and Aristocracy to professional, commercial, agricultural middle class
Equality before the law; social status based on wealth, education, accomplishment
Popular sovereignty, Constitutionalism and Representative Government
Background Image: Renaissance painting - mannerist battle, from Nelson-Atkins collection. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jondresner/ Chronology based on Dresner handout "French Revolution Chronology" http://dresnerworld.edublogs.org/resources/french-revolution-napoleonic/