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Chapter 6 section 3 notes

  1. 1. Chapter 6<br />Section 3 <br />Radical Days <br />
  2. 2. The Great Fear- Stage 1<br />August 10, 1792 a crowd in Paris slaughtered the King’s guards and the royal family fled to the Legislative Assembly<br />Paris radicals then took over the Assembly and called for elections of a new legislative body- National Convention<br />
  3. 3. The National Convention<br />The National Convention abolished the monarchy and made France a republic.<br />They seized lands of nobles and abolished all titles of nobility. <br />Suffrage was granted to all male citizens rather than just those who owned property <br />
  4. 4. Monarchy abolished<br />they put King Louis XVI on trial as a traitor, he was sentenced to death on Jan. 1793 and was beheaded<br />Marie Antoinette was beheaded in Oct.<br />
  5. 5. Committee of Public Safety- Stage 2<br />Led by Maximilien Robespierre, it was created to deal with any threat to France<br />Particularly, those against the revolution<br />
  6. 6. Reign of Terror (July 1793-1794)<br />Hasty trials, death sentences (40,000) by the guillotine, many were executed including victims of mistaken identity or false accusations<br />Members of the Convention then turned on the Committee, July 1794 Robespierre was arrested and executed<br />
  7. 7. The Directory- Stage 3<br />In reaction to the terror, another Constitution was written in 1795<br />Set up a five man directory and two houses elected by property owning men<br />
  8. 8. Women <br />Olympe de Gouges- writer who demanded that women receive equal rights<br />Was executed using the guillotine <br />Women lost many of the rights they had gained during the Revolution<br />“women lacked the moral and physical strength necessary to practice political rights”<br />
  9. 9. Changes in daily life<br />Titles were eliminated<br />Elaborate clothes were replaced with practical clothing <br />nationalism-a strong feeling of pride for one’s country<br />Social reforms<br />Religious toleration<br />Set up state schools to replace religious ones<br />

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