The Pressure Cooker of Politics
Lecture no. 25 from the course: Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon
Taught by Professor Suzanne M. Desan | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Return to Paris during the crisis months of spring 1793 as the leading revolutionaries wrestled with the ongoing economic crisis, war losses, and the growing fear of conspiracy and counterrevolution. The government took emergency measures and created the Committee of Public Safety, thus sowing the seeds for the Terror.