His journalism was renowned for its fiery character and uncompromising stance towards the new government, "enemies of the revolution" and basic reforms for the poorest members of society. Following assassination, Marat was viewed as a hero of France
the commoners, was a mixture of a few rich members of the middle class (Bourgeoisie), urban workers, and the mass of peasants. Bourgeoisie- The city-dwelling middle class- made up of merchants, manufacturers, and professional people such as doctors and lawyers.
A fundamental document of the French Revolution, defining the individual and collective rights of all the estates of the realm as universal- Influenced by the doctrine of natural rights, the rights of Man are universal: valid at all times and in every place, pertaining to human nature itself.
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