Egalite, Fraternite: The French
Revolution Multimedia Exhibit
- Tyrant or Hero: A Multimedia Exhibit
French Revolution Book Collection
Was this a humane form of execution or did its efficiency
make the Reign of Terror possible? Ask the Wizard.
Was she the monster who said "Let them eat cake?"
while her people starved? Or merely misunderstood? Ask the
Mystery of Louis XVII,
the unfortunate prince. What was his fate?
the Slave Who Defeated Napoleon
is one of the most important events in modern history. It
was more radical than either the English or American Revolutions,
and had a far greater impact on 19th century Europe. The
unthinkable fall of the Bourbons resonated throughout Europe,
sparking a series of revolutions which rallied behind liberalism
and nationalism. The major socialist revolutions of the
twentieth century in Russia, China and Cuba were inspired
the French example.