While the revolution was surrounded by dangers, they could also be found within. Multiple crises radicalise the sans-culottes of the capital, and a new ultra-radical movement emerges on the revolutionary left. Those associated with the Enragés rise to challenge the National Convention, as well as the Girondins and Jacobins who dominate it.
1. The Red Priest – Unpack the past of Jacques Roux, the most iconic leader of the Enragés. Compare how Roux and those like him differ from previous sans-culottes leaders who originated from wealthier origins.
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