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Consequences Of Changing The Gregorian Calendar

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The reactions definitely varied among different people from the church, Girondins, and Napoleon officials who disagree with changing the calendar to government officials and villagers who supported the idea. The church, Girondins, and Napoleon officials did not support the calendar and wanted it gone. According to Doc. 8, Napoleon officials watched the Jacobins overrule the religions and people of the country. The calendar was never really asked to be a part of the new era, it was more forced if anything. In Doc. 3, Abbé Sieyès believed that the calendar should not be changed because the Gregorian calendar is used by everyone and makes a connection with them. Breaking this connection could cause complications too big to change. Although the
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