The Wars of Coalition

An Historical Chronicle of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and of the USA, for the years 1792-1815

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The violent reaction against the fall of Longwy and Verdun was expressed in Paris with the mass murder of clerics and aristocrats, during what later became known as the First Terror. Such events caused Britain to withdraw her Ambassador and edged that nation closer to war. It also signalled to Europe that France wished to oust all clerics and nobility from all nations.. . .