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Execution by guillotine, 1792
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How the guillotine was used in France to bring about a new terror after the monarchy.
France in Revolution and the Reign of Terror, 1792-1794
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How France swapped one tyranny for another: from monarchy to sole-power dictatorship.
Has religion lost its power?
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Since the French Revolution, most philosophers have ignored God or criticised religion.
How did the Tennis Court Oath change French history ?
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How Louis XVI called the Estates General to solve France's financial problems.
Opposition to the New Republic
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The reactions of Frenchmen to the revolution in 1789.
The Bastille in Revolutionary France
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A description of life in the Bastille prison in 1800 from the memoirs of a prisoner.
The French Revolution
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Andrew Marr tells the story of the French Revolution.
The ideas behind the French Revolution
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The French Revolutionary philosophers saw reason as the basis for an enlightened society.
The importance of The Rights Of Man
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The origins of the Declaration of the Rights of Man.
The slave revolt in Haiti
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How the slave revolt in Haiti affected the abolition movement.