Revolution in Crisis—Summer 1793
Lecture no. 26 from the course: Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon
Taught by Professor Suzanne M. Desan | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Witness the Jacobins’ struggle to hold the republic together. French Federalists wanted local power, especially in the south and in Normandy. Although their revolt never gained traction, it stunned Jacobins in Paris. Another dramatic calamity came in July, with the actions of a woman named Charlotte Corday.