Which of these BEST describes the Reign of Terror?
The later period of Louis XVI’s reign in which high bread prices led to starvation which was largely ignored by the monarchy.
A period of dictatorial rule in France that led to the deaths of thousands perceived to be blocking the French Revolution’s progress.
A time in which rumors led to panic among peasants who retaliated by attacking the nobility’s countryside estates.
A rumor-driven attack on a Paris prison fortress to search for weapons to defend the city against Louis XVI’s forces.
A time in which French forces conquered most of continental Europe, building a French Empire.