Saturday, May 01, 2004

France, History Of, The Reign of Terror

After their victory in expelling the Girondins, Parisian militants �regenerated� their own sectional assemblies by purging local moderates, while radicals like Jacques-Ren� H�bert and Pierre-Gaspard Chaumette tightened their grip on the Paris Commune. On Sept. 5, 1793, they mounted another mass demonstration to demand that the Convention assure food at affordable

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