Historical Epochs of the French Revolution

Historical Epochs of the French Revolution

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1796 edition. Excerpt: ...the rights of man and the sovereignty of the people, dismisses the states-general, abolishes the office of stadtholder, suppresses the regency of the Hague, and appoints a new committee of the India company. 1oolbs. each. A deputation from the people of colour thanks the convention for liberty granted to the negroes. Disturbances at Rouen, and other great cities. Four presles of false aslignats seized at Paris. Ordered, that deputies be sent to the colonies beyond the Cape of Good-Hope. 4. Gouly harangues the Convention to inflame it against England, which has usurped, as he said, a tyrannic dominion over the sea. Petitioners appear at the bar, demanding bread. Zealand capitulates. The republic of Basle acknowledges the French republic. A decree upon religious worship, which seems to allow it more liberty than of late. Rovere in full convention charges Syeyes with having been an instrument and coun-sellor of Robespierre. 8. Tumults at the theatres in Paris. 9. The sections of Paris demand the trial of Barrere, of Collot d'Herbois, and Billaud Varennes. id. The convention ratifies a treaty of peace with Tuscany. The administration of Belgium addresses the convention, desiring an union with France. 11. Barrere, Collot d'Herbois, and Blllaud Va rennes, decreed to be under arrest. Antwerp informs the convention that 40,000 Belgians are ready to join the army of the republic, and give the last blow to the im-pious coalition of crowned tyrants. The convention appoints to the command of its eight armies Pichegru as commander in chief, Jourdan, Moreau, Kellerman, Shares Moncey, Clancaux, and Hoche. 14. Deputies are nominated for the East-Indies. 6. The Dutch announce that they have begun the great work of their regeneration. 17. Decreed, that all letters...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236513835
  • 9781236513830