New French Constitution (30 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Prepared by Siey├Ęs, the Constitution of the year VIII, ratified by plebiscite in February 18, gives supreme executive authority to the First Consul and guarantees the achievements of the Revolution.

Editors. "New French Constitution". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[, accessed 25 October 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. French Revolution and French Revolutionary Wars: 1789-1802