National Guard fires on demonstrators in the Champ de Mars

King Rights Restored & Shooting in Champ de Mars.

July 16: The Assembly declared the king Louis XVI dishonored and restored his prerogativesRights and privileges..

On July 17, 1791: “Massacre at the Champ-de-Mars” – National Guard shooting on the massive crowd gathering on the Champ-de-Mars protesting against the restoration of the king. In the days that follow, tracking down Republicans. Jacques DantonGeorges Jacques Danton was the first president of the Committee of Public Safety. Danton’s role was to overthrow of the French monarchy and the establishment of the First French Republic. and Marat are forced into hiding.

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