The national convention of 1792

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The national convention of 1792

  1. 1. of tion v en C on n al a tio uz a N So e h 2 y: N ickT 9 dB 17 reate C A statue depicting the National Convention during the French Revolution (National Convention of the French Revolution.)
  2. 2. What was the National convention?• In September of 1792, The National Convention was a new legislative body, but was a more radical body than any earlier assemblies or bodies. A picture of the National Convention (“Maximilien De Robespierre.”).
  3. 3. When did the national convention start and end?• The National Convention was formed September 20, 1792.• The Convention was in power for 3 years.• The convention officially ended Oct. 26, 1795. The Hall of the first convention (Hazen).
  4. 4. Who Was on the National Convention?• The National Convention members were decided by French men over the age of 25.• The body was made up of 749 members from France and a few other countries. A picture of the National Convention meeting hall (Grieves).
  5. 5. WHY was the national convention started?• The National Convention was elected to provide a new constitution for the country after the monarch, LOUIS XVI, was overthrown on august 10th of 1792 (GUPTA). Decree of the National Convention (Decree of the National Convention).
  6. 6. What Did the national convention do?• The Execution of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette• Created the Committee of Public Safety, which Started the reign of terror The execution of Louis XVI by guillotine (Silva).
  7. 7. Maximilien Robespierre• Robespierre would be very involved in government until his execution in 1795• Brought the idea of a Revolutionary Tribunal and a new government to the legislative assembly• Elected to the Committee of Public Safety• Caused dictatorship of France A picture of Maximilien Robespierre (“Maxmilien de Robespierre.”).
  8. 8. Georges-Jacques Danton• Credited for the overthrow of the monarchy and establishment of the First French Republic• First president of the Committee of Public Safety• Died on the guillotine during the reign of terror A picture of George-Jacques Danton (Soboul).
  9. 9. Jean-Paul Marat• Leader of the radical Montagnard faction• Supported simple changes for the state of France• Assassinated by an opposing Girondin, Charlotte Corday A photo of Jean-Paul Marat (Vidalenc).
  10. 10. The Committee of Public Safety• The Committee of Public Safety was created by the National Convention in 1793.• Consisted of 12 members• “an administrative body to supervise and expedite the work of the executive bodies of the convention and of the government ministers appointed by the convention” (ThinkQuest The Committee of Public Safety Team). established 1793 (Wood).
  11. 11. The Reign of Terror• A Direct Result of The National A picture of a guillotine (Rockwell). Convention’s creation of the committee of public Safety• A period in time of 10 months in which 300,000 people were arrested and 40-50 thousand were killed by guillotine, disease, or other ways for not supporting the French Revolution.
  12. 12. Works citedChavis, Jason. "About the National Convention." SoYouWanna. Demand Media, n.d. Web. 13 Mar. 2013.Cody, David. "French Revolution." French Revolution. Nagoya University, 25 Oct. 2012. Web. 16 Mar. 2013.Decree of the National Convention. Digital image. AllPosters.com. AllPosters.com, 2013. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.Ellis, Elisabeth Gaynor. "Chapter 6: The French Revolution and Napoleon." World History: THe Modern Era. Boston: Pearson, 2011. 210-38. Print.Grieves, Kevin. The National Convention. Digital image. The Modern Historian. Blogspot, 2010. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.Gupta, Kanchan. "National Convention (French History)." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2013.Hazen, Charles. The Hall of the Convention. Digital image. Clip Art Etc. Florida Center for Instructional Technology, 2013. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.Kreis, Steven. "Maximilien Robespierre 1758-1794." Maximilien Robespierre 1758-1794. The History Guide, 30 Mar. 2005. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.Lambert, Tim. "A History of The Great Terror." A History of The Great Terror. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2013."Maximilien De Robespierre." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 17 Mar. 2013. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.National Convention of the French Revolution. Digital image. Paris 2006 - The Pantheon. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.
  13. 13. Works Cited (continued)Navarrete, Yasser O. "The Radical Revolution." The Radical Revolution. N.p., 11 Feb. 2008. Web. 16 Mar. 2013.Rockwell, Llewellyn H. Guillotine. Digital image. LewRockwell.com. LewRockwell.com, 5 Aug. 2002. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.Schwartz, Robert. "The Reign of Terror." The France of Victor Hugo. Mount Holyoke College, 10 May 1999. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.Silva, Leonard Da. Louis XVI: Execution by Guillotine. Digital image. Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 2013. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.Soboul, Albert M. "Georges Danton (French Revolutionary Leader) : Dantons Committee of Public Safety." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, 2013. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.SparkNotes Editors. "The French Revolution (1789–1799)." SparkNotes. SparkNotes LLC., n.d. Web. 13 Mar. 2013.ThinkQuest Team. "The Committee of Public Safety." ThinkQuest. Oracle Foundation, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.Thor. "National Convention (France)." History Wars Weapons. History Wars Weapons, 22 Apr. 2011. Web. 16 Mar. 2013.Vidalenc, Jean. "Jean-Paul Marat." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.Woloch, Isser. "French Revolution, Introduced Democratic Ideals to France." French Revolution, Introduced Democratic Ideals to France. Concord Learning Systems, 2012. Web. 16 Mar. 2013.Wood, Brandon. The Committee of Public Safety. Digital image. Vimeo. Vimeo, LLC., 2012. Web. 17 Mar. 2013.

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