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Q: Why do you think there where public executions by the guillotine in France where public?
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Why do you think executions by the guillotine in France were public events?

Because everyone thought it was a good thing to watch people die, it brought pleasure and brought fear to the people who thought otherwise;)

When did beheading stop in Victorian times?

Beheading was not used in Britain in Victorian times, it had stopped some hundreds of years earlier. Beheading by guillotine was still carried out in France in the 1920s and possibly later. People have been beheaded in Saudi Arabia in very recennt decades. I think the last Public Guillotining in France was as late as 1939 !

What is it called when you cut some one's head off?

I think the word you're looking for is "decapitation", from the Latin "capo", meaning head. Another term is "guillotine", from the name of the machine used for executions during the French Revolution's Reign of Terror. I presume you are not looking for the obvious "beheading".

Can electronics kill?

Yes- think of the electric chair for executions.

Did the French people think the guillotine was humane?

yes they believed it caused instant death

Is a guillotine a primary or secondary source?

In my personal opinion, it would be a second source,

Do you think the guillotine is gross?

No, it is just as "gross" as any other method to die, the only difference was that this one was a bit less painful that other killing methods I think it was very brutal and it left a huge blemish on the French Revolution. History depicts the Guillotine as a brutal and unnecessary tool used by Robespierre.

Were Maximilien Robespierre and Louis XVI on the same side in the french revolution?

Absolutely not. Robespierre was instrumental in the king's execution. Though, come to think of it, they ended up on the same side - the wrong side of the guillotine. Actually, both sides of the guillotine.

What country founded the colony of Quebec?

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What were some consequences of the Reign of Terror?

Members of the National convention turned on Robespierre. They demanded his arrest and execution. The factions within the revolutionary government did not agree, so it was inevitable that one would gain the upper hand and denounce the other groups. So several of those who approved beheadings were themselves beheaded on the guillotine.

Where was the World War 1 treaty drawn up?

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Which king needed to be beheaded twice?

You cannot, if you think about it, be beheaded twice. However an executioner could have difficulties with beheading someone. King Louis XVI of France. The first time the blade fell on his head, it only severed him, and he was still alive, bleeding on the block. The guillotine blade had to be raised again for a second chop.