Khan Academy: "The French Revolution (Part 3): The Reign of Terror"

Watch this video on the "Reign of Terror", a period of violence that occurred after the onset of the French Revolution, incited by conflict between rival political factions, and marked by mass executions of "enemies of the revolution". The death toll ranged in the tens of thousands, with 16,594 executed by guillotine and another 25,000 in summary executions across France.

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