Reign of Terror

  • Robespierre Early Life

    Robespierre Early Life
    Robespierre was born in France, on May 6, 1758. He was the oldest of four children. His mother died when he was six years old. After that, his dad left. And he was forced to live with his maternal grandparents.
  • Estates Generals

    Estates Generals
    He was advocating for the poor people when the king summon the estate's generals. He was elected to represent the Third Estate of Artois in the Pre-Revolutionary Estates-General. As a representative of the Third Estate.
  • The Tennis Court Oath

    The Tennis Court Oath
    There they took an oath never to separate until a written constitution had been established for France. This was important to the french revolution because this is talking authority came from the nation's people and not from the monarchy. Without the tennis court oath, the revolution might never exist or it would be more difficult to end the monarchy.
  • Jacoblin Club

    Jacoblin Club
    Maxmillian Robespierre was a has ideals of this Rousseau's ideas. So he had other fans make the club and slowly climb the ranks until he made it to the top. Also, Robespierre was connected to the National Convention and the Committee of Public Safety. And the Jacobins was later on called The Society of the Friends of the Constitution.
  • Forced Louis

    Forced Louis
    The king did enough even for Robespierre he has killed enough people a when France is in crumbles he calls for the estate's generals he had 98 percent of the people have one vote. So now National Constituent Assembly forced King Louis XVI to accept the French Constitution.
  • Public Safety Committee

    Public Safety Committee
    The public safety committee was a group led by Robespierre. This group was a dictatorship over. Its goal was to protect France from it enemies.
  • King Execution

    King Execution
    Robespierre excuses King Louis of being a traitor for trying to flee the country. Robespierre was the one Robespierre had a vote to execute the king. The vote was 380 to 310 and the king was executed.
  • Reign of Terror

    Reign of Terror
    The reign of terror was created mainly due to Robespierre's influence is where Robespierre wanted to create a government through fear. Over 17,000 people died because Robespierre thinks they were a traitor. The Committee could accuse anyone it and the person would be send them to the guillotine.
  • Robespierre speech

    Robespierre speech
    In one of his speeches he says “To found and consolidate democracy, to achieve the peaceable reign of the constitutional laws, we must end the war of liberty against tyranny and pass safely across the storms of the revolution.¨
  • Robespierre death

    Robespierre death
    Robespierre has gone too far even for his allies to realize what happens. He has been killing anyone who is not deemed fit for this revolution. He killed thousand and started chaos. The only way this will end is Robespierre's death. So his allies sentence him to death.