a legal holiday in France celebrating the storming of the Paris bastille in 1789
Slogan of French Revolution
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity
Document "men are born and remain free and equal in rights"
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen (1789).
reign of terror
This was the period in France where Robespierre ruled and used revolutionary terror to solidify the home front. He tried rebels and they were all judged severely and most were executed
Which group most strongly embraced the ideals and principle of the enlightenment?
Bourgeoisie (third estate) people who where peasants, at the time it made up 98% of France's population