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What is the relation between the "Jacobins" and the "Montagnards" (French Revolution)?

Seems the Montagnards were members of the Jacobins club.

Do they have the same ideas?

I did check the Wikipedia pages, and other encyclopedia resources, as well as some other multimedia presentations

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    What research have you done already? Have you checked the corresponding Wikipedia pages for each faction?
    – Steve Bird
    Commented Mar 11, 2023 at 16:01
  • @SteveBird I did check the Wikipedia pages, and other encyclopedia resources, as well as some other multimedia presentations
    – Starckman
    Commented Mar 11, 2023 at 16:09

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I'm not sure why Wikipedia doesn't answer the question,

". . . a polarization process started among the members of the Jacobin Club, between a group around Robespierre – after September 1792 called 'Montagnards' or 'Montagne', in English 'the Mountain' – and the Girondins. These groups never had any official status, nor official memberships. The Mountain was not even very homogenous in their political views: what united them was their aversion to the Girondins." Wikipedia:Jacobin

The Montagnards were united in their opposition to the Girondin who

. . . campaigned for the end of the monarchy, but then resisted the spiraling momentum of the Revolution, which caused a conflict with the more radical Montagnards. Wikipedia:Girondin

And for war

Maximilien Robespierre, also a Jacobin, strongly pleaded against war with Prussia and Austria – but in the Jacobin Club, not in the Assembly where he was not seated. Disdainfully, Robespierre addressed those Jacobin war promoters as 'the faction from the Gironde'; some, not all of them, were indeed from department Gironde. The Assembly in April 1792 finally decided for war, thus following the 'Girondin' line on it, but Robespierre's place among the Jacobins had now become much more prominent Wikipedia:Jacobins

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    Why are we answering (obvious) High School essay questions? Commented Mar 11, 2023 at 19:41

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