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Image collection An English view of French terror

Infamous and striking print by English artist, James Gillray. It portrays the September Massacres, 1792, which heralded the beginning of the...

French Revolution, Terror, James Gillray, September Massacres, 1792 view
Document A Nation in Danger? The New World fears for the Old

The theme of the potential dangers of a second wave revolution was also picked up on in America – whose own revolution was far more consistently...

1789, French Revolution, eighteenth century history, george washington view
Image collection The Coming of Terror

In this remarkable cartoon, published weeks before the collapse of constitutional monarchy in France, King George III is shown examining a...

1792, Terror, French Revolution, king george III, James Gillray view
Document Anti-Terror Measures & Parliamentary Concerns

An extract from a House of Commons speech by an M.P. offering critical observations on government anti-Terror measures - note the ironic...

william pitt, Terror, French Revolution, Georgian Britain view
Link Britain and the French Revolution

An article by Dr Mark Philp on the BBC website concerning the reaction to the French Revolution in Britain and how the events in France...

French Revolution, British politics, electoral reform, History view
Link British Caricatures & the French Revolution

This link takes you to an excellent French website with a wide selection of English caricatures of the French Revolution including several by...

eighteenth century history, French Revolution, Terror, James Gillray, Paris Commune, 1792 view
Document Burke the Prophet?: Reflections on the French Revolution

Interestingly it was Burke however who was the first to go public with his fears, in 1790. And his early warning of the dangers of French...

French Revolution, Georgian Britain, Edmund Burke, Terror, 18th century view
Document Coursework Book

A copy of the class coursework book

1789, 1792, Terror, French Revolution view
Link Declaration of the Rights of Man

Declaration of the Rights of Man - 1789

French Revolution, The rights of man view
Link Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen 1789

The full text of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen written by the Marquis de Lafayette with help from Thomas Jefferson. The...

French Revolution, Eighteenth Century, Political history, European history, History view
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