Causes of the Reign of Terror


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Lesson Snapshot:

  • The term ‘The Reign of Terror’ refers to the period in French History when the National Convention, fearing the return of the monarchy, executed thousands of people who were thought to be against the Revolution
  • The Convention set up the Committee of Public Safety in 1793
  • Its leader was Maximilien Robespierre
  • What were the Causes of the Reign of Terror?

Worksheet Task:

  • Aimed at Students studying across KS3 or equivalent
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  • To develop an understanding of how the Reign of Terror began in France
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  • Use with other French Revolution History Lessons & Resources
  • Includes challenging questions