Essays Tagged: "National Convention"

Why are US political parties so decentralised?

pyramids having millions of party members and thousands of local party officials at the bottom; and national heads at the top. Elections and offices are organized on a national-state-local basis and p ... ts are known as "electors." Party members at a state caucus select candidates.The next stage is the National Party Organisation. It is the national chairman and the national committee that run the par ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The French Revolution only led to government instability, large numbers of deaths, and essentially a return to the status quo.

ectrum 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 ... and took power as Emperor of France. This was even worse than France's original government because national power was more centralized and there was no legislative body that could check the executive ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

The industrial revolution become increasingly radicalised. Explain why. This essay explains this with relation 2 economics, sans cullotes, fear of counter revolution, robespierre etc. quotes included

s too moderate and on June 22, 1793, 80,000 armed sans-culottes surrounded the meeting halls of the National Convention which resulted in the arrest of the 29 Girondin members of the Convention and th ... s were executed without trials; Robespierre and his followers justified their premise. When the new National Convention was established on September 1792 a decree was passed condemning to death all re ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Was the aim of the terror of 1793-94 the defence of France or the moral regeneration of the French people?

bespierre and his colleagues? bid to morally regenerate the people of France. By June of 1703, ?the National Convention?, (the revolutionary government which came to power with the abolishment of the ... d the Vendee rebellion, which had since been labelled as having been, ?an integral part of the international conspiracy to restore the ancien regime? . The Committee had also simultaneously crushed th ...

(7 pages) 34 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

The French Revolution

ion in government; curiously, few historians have attached much importance to the gradual growth of national consciousness.The expense of the French participation in the American Revolution made fisca ... y. On June 17 the Commons took the crucial revolutionary step of declaring their assembly to be the National Assembly, thereby destroying the States-General. This first assertion of the sovereign auth ...

(9 pages) 79 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

French Revolution- Reign of Terror

t the rear of the chariot, the worker leading the horse, and the merchant driving-delivering to the National Assembly a petition listing "abuses" to be remedied.Source: Museum of the French Revolution ... f patriotism have been refused;4- civil servants suspended or dismissed from their positions by the National Convention or by its commissioners, and not reinstated, especially those who have been or a ...

(10 pages) 45 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

French Revolution

rance, moderates had control of the government, but the Jacobins soon purged the moderates from the National Convention. Terror in revolutionary France was first brought onto the Nobles, and up ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Untitled

calls and chat with us at the Atlanta Turkeyrama, Feb. 1-3, the Perry Turkeyrama, Feb. 8-10, at the National Convention in Charlotte, Feb. 22-24 or in Birmingham, March 8-10. We hope to see you there. ... calls and chat with us at the Atlanta Turkeyrama, Feb. 1-3, the Perry Turkeyrama, Feb. 8-10, at the National Convention in Charlotte, Feb. 22-24 or in Birmingham, March 8-10. We hope to see you there. ...

(3 pages) 337 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lenin And Robespierre

r of the Jacobins, the political group in favor of the Revolution, and later devoted himself to the National Assembly, the group responsible for the newly drawn constitution. He openly accepted the De ... , the preamble to the constitution. He fought for universal suffrage, unrestricted admission to the National Guard and public offices. He opposed that which would restrict powers to fewer people, such ...

(4 pages) 2197 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

What kind of primary source is this and what strengths and weaknesses does it have as a source for your study? (Extract from the speech made by Jacques Roux)

Eacute;migrés and conspirators, and that hoarders and speculators are just as guilty as‘national assassins’.Finally, it was the ‘big merchants’ that have oppressed the peopl ...

(4 pages) 7 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

French Revolution

ent rivals and mentally weak members of society (Carson, 2014). In a failed attempt to threaten the National Army, Louis XVI and his fellows brought a mammoth group of soldiers to Versailles. Neverthe ... less, In July 1789, the crowd attacked the fortress, thus releasing seven prisoners (Lay, 1960).The National AssemblyAiming that the government of France could be improved, the National Assembly summo ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History