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September 5: Religion and Terror

The Reign of Terror (1793) and the Churches It was on this date, September 5, 1793, that an 11-month Reign of Terror began in France. Sometimes called the Red Terror, to distinguish it from the equally brutal but little-mentioned White

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Posted in History, Religion, Social Reformer, Theology

March 15: French Headscarf Ban Becomes Law

There is one culture in France and it is French. Multiculturalism drives culture to its death.

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December 6: Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778) It was on this date, December 6, 1778, that French chemist Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac was born in Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat. He studied at the École Polytechnique, then at the École des Ponts et Chausses, and apprenticed under the

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October 26: Georges Danton

Georges Danton (1759) It was on this date, October 26, 1759, that French revolutionist Georges Jacques Danton was born in Arcis-sur-Aube. Though not from a wealthy family, he got a good education and became a lawyer before deciding the legal

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September 19: Religious Persuasion by Torture

Giles Corey Pressed to Death (1692): Churches and Torture It was on this date, September 19, 1692, during the Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts colony, that sentence was carried out on Giles Corey (or Choree or Cory) that he be

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September 17: Marquis de Condorcet

Marquis de Condorcet (1743) It was on this date, September 17, 1743, that French mathematician and political philosopher Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet, was born in Ribemont, Picardy, France. His father died early, so his mother, a

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August 26: The Rights of Man vs. the Rights of God

Declaration of the Rights of Man (1751) It was on this date, August 26, 1789, that the “Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen” was Approved by the National Assembly of France. The document is so obviously

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