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Would have given them a majority over the Second and First Estates, in their opinion, causing a disaster. When it didnt happen, the National Convention rose up and eventually took control.
Soon after, King Louis XVI lost control of the French Military
Reformed Everything, including the church
Opposed by almost all, even former supporters of the revolution.
All classes were hurt by the skyrocketing costs of living, and radicals who wanted more drastic solutions. Formation of Paris Commune
Held the power to kill whoever he thought was an enemy of the Government. Leader: Maximilien Robespierre
"Protected" the government from it's enemies within the Country. Served as the official start of the Reign of Terror.
The Committee of Public Safety killed tens of thousands of people while it was in power.
Created by Robespierre, provided freedom through a lot of control. Tried to put a lot of rules in place, but didn't have the resources to enforce them.
Opposers in the Convention gathered enough votes to have him guillotined, ending the Reign of Terror