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Flight to Varennes. June 1791. Escape. Louis XVI tried to escape France in June 1791 He was trying to avoid approving the Constitution of 1791 Wanted to raise a counter revolutionary army Was captured and the King and Queen became prisoners. International Reaction. Edmund Burke.

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escape
Escape
  • Louis XVI tried to escape France in June 1791
  • He was trying to avoid approving the Constitution of 1791
  • Wanted to raise a counter revolutionary army
  • Was captured and the King and Queen became prisoners
edmund burke
Edmund Burke
  • 1729-1797
  • Reflections on the Revolution in France
    • Defended inherited privileges
    • Predicted anarchy and dictatorship in France
    • Advised England to go slow in their own liberties
    • Believed nations should be shaped by circumstances, history, and character
thomas paine
Thomas Paine
  • Rights of Man
    • Responded to Burke’s argument by defending Enlightenment principles and revolution
    • Nobles of Europe felt threatened
new gov t
New Gov’t
  • Member of the National Assembly had agreed not to take part in new gov’t
  • Members were younger and less cautious than members of the National Assembly
jacobins
Jacobins
  • Named after their political club, came to dominate the LA
girondins
Girondins
  • A group of Jacobins that became the left or advanced party of the Revolution and in the LA and led the country into war
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War
  • War was main issue during the period of the LA
  • Declaration of Pillnitz
    • French nobles that fled, influenced Prussia and Austria to declare the restoration of the French monarchy as their goal
  • Leopold, Austrian Emperor misjudged the supporters of revolution, LA declared war on Austria in April 1792
war of the first coalition
War of the First Coalition
  • French revolutionary forces were soundly defeated by the Austrian military
  • Only the conflict between eastern monarchs over the division of Poland saved France from defeat
  • Jacobins blamed their defeat on Louis XVI
brunswick manifesto
Brunswick Manifesto
  • Prussia and Austria threatened to destroy Paris if the royal family was harmed
  • August 10, 1792
    • The king’s palace (Tuleries) was stormed and the King was taken prisoner
    • Began the “Second Revolution”
municipal gov t
Municipal Gov’t
  • Revolutionary municipal gov’t was set up in Paris
  • Led by Georges-Jacques Danton
  • The LA suspended the Constitution of 1791
  • Wanted a new national gov’t (republican form)
september massacres
September Massacres
  • Led by Paris Commune
  • Rumors spread that imprisoned counter revolutionary aristocrats and priests were plotting with foreign invaders
  • Mobs slaughtered over a thousand priests, bourgeoisie, and aristocrats who opposed their government
  • Most of the revolution’s remaining foreign supporters were shocked by the violence