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Revolt of Prairial , Year III. 1795. Revolt of Prairial , Year III. The R evolt of Prairial Y ear III was a Jacobin popular revolt in Paris on May 20 th 1795 against the Thermidorian National Convention.

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Revolt of prairial year iii

Revolt of Prairial, Year III

1795


Revolt of prairial year iii1

Revolt of Prairial, Year III

  • The Revolt of PrairialYear III was a Jacobin popular revolt in Paris on May 20th 1795 against the Thermidorian National Convention.

  • It was provoked by poverty and hunger resulting from a large hike in prices due to the major depreciation of the assignats.

  • It lead to The Constitution of The Year III (1795)


Constitution of the year iii 1795

Constitution of The Year III (1795)

  • More conservative in nature

  • Elections were nullified

  • Martial law was imposed

  • It created created “The Directory” and institutionalized “The Thermidorean Reaction”, which was a five-an oligarchy (to avoid a dictatorship)


Characteristics of the directory

Characteristics of The Directory

  • People involved in the original terror were now attacked

  • Inflation continued

  • Rich, bourgeois liberals were in power

  • The culture was defined by self-indulgence, including the return of salons

  • Political corruption

  • Revival of Catholicism


Political instability 1795 1796

Political Instability: 1795-1796

  • April 1795: inflation, bread riots

  • October, 1795: revolt of the right

  • May 1796: First “communist” revolt by Gracchus Babeuf in the form of the “Conspiracy of Equals”


18 brumaire november 9 th 1799

18 Brumaire (November 9th, 1799)

Coup d'état by Napoleon


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