Jacobinism definition

  • noun:
    • The maxims of the Jacobins; violent resistance to genuine federal government.
    • The principles regarding the Jacobins; violent and factious resistance to genuine federal government.
    • The axioms associated with the Jacobins; unreasonable or violent resistance to orderly federal government.
    • the ideology of the most extremely radical element of the French Revolution that instituted the Reign of Terror

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