What did Burke think of the French Revolution?
Likewise, why did Burke oppose the French Revolution?
Burke emphasised the dangers of mob rule, fearing that the Revolution's fervour was destroying French society. He appealed to the British virtues of continuity, tradition, rank and property and opposed the Revolution to the end of his life.
Also Know, who opposed the French Revolution? Catholics were against the revolution because revolutionaries wanted to eradicate the religion and force the priests to swear fidelity to the government. Most of true catholics were in favor of the king. Most of western France was radically in favor of the king for many reasons.
One may also ask, what according to Burke did the French do?
what according to burke did the french do when they overthrew their monarchy? (what was their attitude towards the past? they abandoned their past, histoy, all social and political conventions. they chose to live as if they had never lived in a civilized society.
What happened to Paine during the French Revolution?
Tom Paine was the most pro-French Revolution propagandist. He had helped the Americans in their conflict against Britain with his pamphlet Common Sense and possibly had also had a hand in writing the Declaration of Independence. He helped to light the spark of two revolutions and attempted a third.