Robespierre Dbq

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Maximilien Robespierre was a central figure in the French Revolution. He was a frontrunner for the Committee of Public Safety, which had the main objective to “implement the laws and controls necessary to strike ‘Terror’ into the hearts of counter revolutionaries,” (McPhee 117-118). Robespierre and other Jacobins despised the French Monarchy for their unfair laws in government. In the beginning, Robespierre was passionate about guaranteeing social rights and universal suffrage to males, stating that an aim of the revolution was to have a country that “secures the welfare of each individual, and each individual proudly enjoys the prosperity and glory of his country” (144 McPhee). He wanted to see a change in French politics. Robespierre’s
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