They've got a directory the size of the Philadelphia phone book.
In this Assembly he proposed that " a confession of faith, a catechism, a directory for all the parts of the public worship, and a platform of government, wherein possibly England and we might agree," should be drawn up. This was unanimously approved of, and the laborious undertaking was left in Henderson's hands; but the " notable motion " did not lead to any immediate results.
He took no part in public affairs under the directory, the consulate or the empire, and in 1816 was banished as a regicide.
Clearly, then, the Directory was doomed.
The Directory was guilty of even greater abuses in dealing with the assignats.