By Emir Bukhari

France was once to name up a complete of 1,600,000 males throughout the Napoleonic Wars, of whom a trifling 600,000 have been to outlive. For these conscripted into carrier, one of many larger fates will be recruitment as a cavalryman. Napoleon's dragoons weren't simply any band of people looked after and labelled cavalrymen; they have been fixed soldiers, proficient to be adept with either musket and sabre, and happy with that contrast. initially fixed for the sake of mobility yet in general struggling with strolling, they developed into a military both at domestic sabring on the cost as firing dismounted.

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Numbers of sectional papers are to be found elsewhere, distributed in the various revolutionary series of the National Archives: these papers have still to be sorted, in order not to overlook documents of crucial importance. Thus, in the archives of the revolutionary assemblies that compose Series C, the motions, addresses and petitions of the general assemblies and of the popular societies are still to be found, though less frequently, among the papers of the Legislative Committee of the Convention.

The sans-culottes can be clearly defined only when compared to the aristocracy; when compared to the bourgeoisie, the distinction becomes less clear. Composed of many socially disparate elements, the sanS-culottes were undermined by internal dissent, which explains both their inability to establish a coherent program and, in the last analysis, their political defeat. A fundamental hostility toward the aristocracy was not, however, unique to the sans-culottes. In 1 789 it was also shared by all members of the former Third Estate.

He was arrested on October 19, 1793. On 28 Brumaire, the committee of the Marches section decided to arrest a music merchant, Bayeux. " According to the revolutionary committee of Bon-Conseil, Joseph Cataire, process server, was a snob, indifferent; more particularly, he was contemptuous of the sans-eulottes. He was arrested for incivism1 on 28 Frimaire. '' Even more serious, according to the sans-eulottes, than a haughty or disdainful manner toward themselves or straightforward indifference were statements referring to them as being of a lower social order.

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