I'm working on an assignment about Madame Roland and Olympe De Gouges, and a question says:

What is their common position on the political regime in France? Which ones do they support? Which party do they belong to?

I know that Olympe De Gouges wants equality between women and men, however in the documents related to the homework there is this about Mme Roland:

She wanted to put her knowledge and ideas at the service of the Republic, without claiming a leading political role for women. ... Destined to put women "in their place"

So I guess she didn't want equality between men and women. I read in different articles that she is considered a heroine during the Revolution, I guess she contributed to other things.

Back to the question, I know that Madame Roland and Olympes De Gouges belong to the Girondins party, but I can't find what they have in common and which one they support. (The first two question marks of the question).

If you think I shouldn't seek an answer here, just link some documents if possible.

Hope you can help me.

link to document related to assignment (In french so you might want to translate if you are interested)

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    Asking an answer here is fine, though the usual process would be for you to read their wiki entries first... Which, incidentally, may very well answer your question. – Denis de Bernardy Sep 21 '19 at 22:12
  • I did and I can't find wether she is for equality or not – Eye Patch Sep 21 '19 at 22:14
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    okay, can you correct me on the following: they are both Girondins so they support Ancien Regime or La Monarchie. thank you for your help – Eye Patch Sep 21 '19 at 22:30
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    I'll file that question under: you need to read up a bit on the Girondins. – Denis de Bernardy Sep 21 '19 at 22:36
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    Aside: excellent podcast (50+ episodes) on the topic if you feel like digging deep into the topic. – Denis de Bernardy Sep 21 '19 at 22:37

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