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The Crisis of American Diplomacy, 1793–1808

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The tangled web of the United States’ diplomatic alliances and foreign policy during the French Revolution comes under scrutiny in a three-resource collection. Young historians examine how Great Britain and France challenged both the...
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Modern: Industrialization and Global Integration

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The 18th and 19th centuries saw so many political revolutions around the world that it's difficult to consider the importance and influence of the revolutions that affected each country differently: the agricultural and industrial...
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The French Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Plenty of events and attitudes incited the French Revolution. Your class will learn all about the causes, effects, and changes that took place during and after this war. Each slide is put together in an easy-to-follow fashion, with...
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French Revolution (Part 1)

For Students 7th - 12th
History comes alive in this engaging video, which artfully sets up the first steps of the French Revolution. Students will relate to the idea of nobility living in luxury while 98% of the French citizens went without wealth or rights....
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French Revolution (Part 3)- Reign of Terror

For Students 7th - 12th
This presentation features a collage of pictures and maps to be annotated by the engaging and passionate narrator. The beginning of the video features a review of the last one (featuring the first steps of the French Revolution), and...
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French Revolution (Part 2)

For Students 7th - 12th
Interesting facts and historical anecdotes are peppered throughout this video, which covers the beginnings of the French Revolution of 1789. The narrator guides viewers through the timeline and events of the French Revolution with...
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Comparing American and French Revolutionary Documents

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This document or that? Historians compare crucial documents from both the American and French Revolution to gain a better understanding of the purpose and impact the documents had on each nation. Academics read excerpts from both...
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French Revolution Webquest

For Students 8th - 12th
Scholars delve into the history of the French Revolution in a hands-on-activity WebQuest. They also learn about the celebration of Bastille Day on July 14, commemorating a turning point in the French Revolution. The activity allows...
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Louis XIV

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
His reign was known for the extravagance of Versailles, as well as fiscal failure. Referred to as the Sun King, and the art of Louis XIV's court reflects his absolute power in France. By examining the image of bronze engraving from a...
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French Revolution Unit Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Let them eat cake" are the famous words attributed to Marie Antoinette, but what really caused the French Revolution? The unit plan provides 20 lessons including the worksheets needed for a complete study of the French Revolution. Young...
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Dawn of the Revolution to The Reign of Terror

For Students 9th - 12th
What was France like before the Revolution? Set the scene for the French Revolution with an informative PowerPoint presentation that covers the political, economic, and social divisions that led the people to revolt.
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French Revolution

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What led up to the French Revolution? Middle and high schoolers explore the factors that contributed to the storming of the Bastille on July 14th, 1789, as well as the events following that fateful day, with a presentation on the French...
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The Age of Napoleon

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Napoleon Bonaparte may have only held onto French leadership for a short period of time, but his legacy looms large throughout European history. An informative slideshow teaches history students about the age of Napoleon, the unification...
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French Revolution Timeline

For Students 9th - 12th
The events of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1815 contributed to a drastic change in French leadership, as well as the country's attitude toward wealth and the working man. A timeline lists the main events of the 26-year period and...
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The Mini Page: July 14 is Bastille Day

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
July 14th, 1789 marked the beginning of the French Revolution and the end of French aristocracy. Read all about Bastille Day with a kids' newspaper that also includes articles on American popular culture, the circulatory system, and...
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Evaluation of Events During the French Revolution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How would you grade the events of the French Revolution? History class members evaluate the positive and negative impacts of eight pivotal events, including the Reign of Terror, the Meeting of the Estates General, and the Coronation at...
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French Revolution Word Bank

For Students 9th - 12th
Vive la résistance! Provide young historians with a list of important people and events during the French Revolution and Napoleonic periods.
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The French Revolution

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Aspiring filmmakers and budding historians alike will love a storyboard project on the French Revolution. Learners plan a Hollywood blockbuster, complete with script and full storyboards, that cover important events of the French...
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Memoirs of a Legend

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
To conclude a study of the French Revolution, young historians adopt the voice of critics of Napoleon Bonaparte and lay charges against him. They then craft a memoir in Napoleon's voice that details his motives and what he sees as his...
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Mapping Napoleon's Empire at Its Height (1812)

For Students 9th - 12th
The complicated political history of Europe becomes apparent as young historians create a map of the borders of France when Napoleon's Empire was a its height in 1812.
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Napoleon: What Would You Do?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Begin a study of Napoleon Bonaparte and the French Revolution by presenting class members with 10 situations that Napoleon would face as he rose to power. Individuals select one of three options for each scenario that represents what...
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Is Freedom Really Free? A Closer Look at the French Revolution

For Teachers 6th Standards
What happens to a revolution undeterred? To rebels unconstrained? To a government with unlimited power? Middle schoolers investigate the French Revolution in depth and then make connections to other revolutions to determine the cost of...
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Lesson 2: The United States, France, and the Problem of Neutrality, 1796–1801

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While the French Revolution could be considered inspired by the American Revolution, it created thorny problems for the new United States. Should the United States get involved and be drawn into a European drama? Was the US strong...
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2018 AP® European History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How did the aftermath of World War I lead to World War II? What was the connection between the Enlightenment and the French Revolution? Unpack these complex topics and more using a series of short-answer questions. The exam is perfect to...