The Reign of terror folded the city lightning fast. It created a wave of fear through every citizen. The out brake of civil war between the village rebels and the government only added fuel to the fire. The leaders in The bustling city of Paris used the revolutionary tribunal to eliminate any resistance of the revolution.
Maximilien Robespierre made the declaration to use terror to defend the public from many enemies. Any one they demean a threat died by guillotine. Many of us French people died under suspicion. The most common victims were peasants and labores the ones the revolution was supposed to protect. 17,000 people died a small percentage of the French population. The end of the reign of terror came when the leader Maximilien Robespierre was sentenced to death. France rejoiced in the end of their fear.