> The Brunswick Manifesto
Summary of what happened...
forces began their drive toward Paris, their commander, the Duke of
Brunswick, demanded that Paris disarm and threatened to level the city
if they resisted or if it harmed the royal family. When Louis XVI published
this Brunswick Manifesto, it seemed the final proof that he was in league
with the enemy. This threat drove the revolutionaries to take further
action. Since the Legislative Assembly had refused to act in the face
of royal obstructionism, Parisian militants, organized an uprising.
The Brunswick Manifesto was distributed throughout Paris. The Duke of
Brunswick warned Parisians to obey Louis XVI. He threatened them with
violent punishment if they did not. The Assembly was offended and ordered
the sections of Paris to ready themselves. The Manifesto
created both fear and anger in Paris.