Radical Revolution Vocab

Katelyn Vazquez period 8

Guillotine

Definition: A machine with a heavy blade sliding vertically in grooves, used for beheading people


Historical significance: Was said to be a painless way of killing people.

National Convention

Definition: A single chamber assembly in France.


Historical Significance: Governed France.

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Maximilien Robspierre

Definition: A French lawyer and politician


Historical Significance: One of the most influential figures of the French Revolution.

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Georges Danton

Definition: The first president of the Committee of Public Safety.


Historical Significance: Leading figure in the early stages of the French Revolution.

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Girondins

Definition: Members of the Gironde, a political group operating in France from 1791 to 1795 during the French Revolution.


Historical Significance: Were active within the Legislative Assembly and the National Convention.

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