Brissot

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Society Of The Friends Of The Blacks - History
... of La Société des Amis des Noirs was undertaken by Jacques-Pierre Brissot, in February 1788 ... A follower of the Philosophes, Brissot's anti-slavery efforts were also due to his exposure to humanitarian activities on both sides of the Atlantic ... In England, Thomas Clarkson invited Brissot to attend a meeting of the Society for Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade ...
Jacques Pierre Brissot - Spying Allegations
... One aspect of Brissot’s career that was under intense scrutiny and question, was his life after the Bastille ... While enthusiasts and apologists see Brissot as an idealist, and unblemished, philosophe revolutionary, his detractors have challenged his credibility and moral character ... Charles Théveneau de Morande, whose hatred, Brissot asserted, ‘was the torment of my life’ ...
Jacques Pierre Brissot - French Foreign Policy
... the time of the Declaration of Pillnitz, Brissot headed the Legislative Assembly the declaration was from Austria and Prussia warning the people of France not to ... Threatened by the declaration, Brissot rallied the support of the Legislative Assembly which subsequently declared war on Austria on 20 April 1792 ... During the Legislative Assembly, Brissot's knowledge of foreign affairs enabled him as member of the diplomatic committee to control much of France's foreign policy during this time ...
Les Neuf Sœurs - The Americans
... membership to key figures of the French Revolution like Brissot (Barruel claims Brissot a member of Neuf Soeurs, although Brissot writes that he was initiated into a German Lodge but was never active) and ...
Camille Desmoulins - Journalism
... prominent and once-sympathetic Revolutionary figures, such as Jean Pierre Brissot, by Desmoulins - a method which would, ultimately, be turned against him by his. 1792, following a bitter quarrel with Jean Pierre Brissot over a legal case which Desmoulins had taken up and discussed in several broadsheets ... the invented verb brissoter had taken on the meaning "to cheat," and accused Brissot of betraying republicanism ...