Death is a horrible price for anything. When a mass loss of life occurs, and there is nothing to show for it, it is even worse. The French Revolution was not worth all of the death, war, and destruction. Had the French achieved a major change for the better, all of those lives would not have been lost in vain. The
It was on this point that they were very wrong. The French had to go through seven governments until they came upon one that they decided to keep in power. Every time they established a new leadership structure, it would fall because of corruption and coups. Each time one group took power and created a government a group from the other side of the political spectrum would find a way to take their power. For example, the bourgeoisies did not like the liberal National Convention, so they took over and established the Directory that was much more conservative. The
"Life is spontaneous and it is unpredictable, it is magical. I think that we have struggled so hard with the tangible that we have forgotten the intangible," Daine Frolov and Andrew Schneider. I...