History 104: Western Civilization since 1648

Lecture: Political Revolutions

Song played by French revolutionaries as Ça Ira, then by the British to taunt the French as Downfall of Paris in 1815 (Lyrics in French and English)



Pity is treason.

--Robespierre, 1794




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