Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Reign of Terror

From September 1793 to July 1794 there arose an incredible amount of bloodshed in midst of French revolution. What was known as the committee of public safety decided that all enemies of revolution should be put to death by any … Continue reading

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Enlightened Absolutism

Enlightened absolutism was a phenomenon in the eighteenth century concerning European absolutist rulers, who embraced certain enlightenment ideals. Many of these rulers were personally acquainted with prominent enlightenment thinkers such as Voltaire and embraced some of their ideas. These ideas … Continue reading

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