French Revolution- Reign of Terror

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Lawrence Boikov 11 Modern History Ms Berger

The French Revolution

The Reign of Terror

Source Citations- Images.

The image satirizes the idea of sans-culotte simplicity by arranging the two figures and the guillotine as an aristocratic coat of arms.

Source: Museum of the French Revolution 93.12

Source Citations- Texts.

Hereon referred to as Source D

1. Immediately after the publication of the present decree, all suspects within the territory of the Republic and still at large, shall be placed in custody.

2. The following are deemed suspects:

1- those who, by their conduct, associations, comments, or writings have shown themselves partisans of tyranny or federalism and enemies of liberty;

2- those who are unable to justify, in the manner prescribed by the decree of 21 March, their means of existence and the performance of their civic duties;

3- those to whom certificates of patriotism have been refused;

4- civil servants suspended or dismissed...