Why Is The White Terror Important In The French Revolution

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The French Revolution The White Terror was a period during the French Revolution, in 1795, when a wave of violent attacks swept across most of France. The victims of this violence were people identified as being associated with the Reign of Terror. The violence was perpetrated primarily by those whose relatives or associates that had been victims of the Great Terror, or whose lives and livelihoods had been threatened by the government and its supporters before the terror attacks. The Great Terror had been largely organized and political programed. It took about the period of several months before all of the leading authority associated with the Reign of Terror were brought to trial or removed from power. Economically, there were food shortages …show more content…

It was signed in the city of Amiens on 25 March 1802. Britain ended the uneasy truce created by the Treaty of Amiens when it declared war on France in May 1803. The British were increasingly angered by Napoleon's re-ordering of the international system in Western Europe, especially in Switzerland, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. The Spanish economy, which had been badly affected by the war, began to recover with the advent of peace. Much as it had been at the start of the wars in 1793, Spain remained diplomatically caught between Britain and France, but in the period just after the signing of the Treaty of Amiens, a number of actions on the part of the French government antagonized the Spanish. The Reign of Terror or The Terror is the label given by some historians to a period during the French Revolution. Several historians stated the "reign of terror" to have begun in 1793, placing the starting date at either 5 September. Between June 1793 and the end of July 1794, there were 16,594 official death sentences in France, of which 2,639 were in Paris. However, the total number of deaths in France was much

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