New French Constitution (30 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "New French Constitution". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4316, accessed 23 March 2017.]


Related Groups

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

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