Federalist Revolts of Spring/Summer 1793

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How many departments in France witnessed federalist revolts?
60 out of 85 departments.
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Where were the most serious uprisings?
Bordeaux, Marseilles, Lyon and Toulon.
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How were the uprisings in Toulon squashed?
Napoleon Bonaparte delivered excellent military strategy.
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When were the uprisings in Toulon squashed?
December 1793- mainly by Napoleon Bonaparte.
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What happened in Lyon during the revolts?
General De Wimpffen raised an army of 2,500 to march on Paris, but the city was besieged by national forces for two months.
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What was the outcome of the revolt in Lyon?
Lyon was declared to be struck off the map by Collot d'Herbois- 600 houses were demolished and 2,000 people were executed.
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Who were the Enrages?
A group of radicals led by Jacques Roux, who wanted to alleviate poverty and starvation.
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When was the levee en masse declared, in line with the sans-culottes demands for a greater war effort?
23rd August 1793- almost 500,000 men were conscripted.
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What happened at the beginning of September 1793?
Thousands of sans-culottes marched on the Convention to demand lower bread prices and the creation of a body to deal with hoarders.
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What was the result of the march on the Convention in September 1793?
An armee revolutionnaire was created in Paris, numbering 6,000, and in the provinces the total collective was around 30,000. A law of general maximum was declared, stopping free trade.
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