Read carefully the following extract, which is from a speech made by Jacques Roux before the French Convention on 25th June 1793:
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Imagine that you are writing a study of Paris during the Terror. In an essay of no more than 800 words consider the following three questions:
1. What kind of primary source is this and what strengths and weaknesses does it have as a source for your study?
2. Are there any particular words and phrases in the document that require elucidation or special comment before you can make use of it?
3. What can you lean from this source with respect to Paris during the Terror? You should distinguish, where appropriate, between witting and unwitting testimony.
When you have completed it, please send it to your tutor to arrive no later than 4th January 2008.