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Learn About the Dreyfus Affair

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Innocent man or traitor to France? That is the question addressed in a five-lesson unit that looks at multiple interpretations of the Dreyfus Affair. As young historians examine primary sources, they also consider the bias that history...
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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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The American War for Independence

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine the chances of a ragtag militia taking on the disciplined army and the majestic navy of the world’s largest empire. What were the colonialists thinking and what were their chances of success? Using primary source documents and an...
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Rules, Rule-Breaking, and French Neoclassicism: Crash Course Theater #20

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
School children are not the only ones who have rules to follow! During the neoclassical period, the French established five main rules for plays. A video on theater history outlines those guidelines, as well as other elements of theater...
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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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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 French Revolution Begins

For Students 7th - 10th
In this French history worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages and then respond to 11 short answer questions about the French Revolution.
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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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US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War

For Students 8th - 11th
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker...
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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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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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What Caused the French Revolution?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Was cake really the cause of the French Revolution? Learn about all of the political elements and implications that led to the end of 1,000 years of French monarchy, and how the upheaval began the first French Republic at the end of the...
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Splendide Californie French Artists’ Impressionsof the Golden State, 1786-1900

For Teachers 6th - 8th
There is a lot to learn from art. This teacher's guide provides you with extensive background information, activities, and a scripted commentary to accompany a slide show on French artists in California during the Gold Rush Period. The...
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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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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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Lesson: French Revolution and Visual Language of Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a look at the French Revolution and neo-classic art, then compare it to current social issues and contemporary art. Kids analyze several pieces painted by Jacques-Louis David in regard to style and subject then compare them to...
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The French and Indian War

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Sharpen those pencils and get to writing with a series of document-based questions about the French and Indian War. High schoolers focus on maps, letters, and other primary documents from the 18th century before answering writing prompts...
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1917 French Posters

For Teachers 11th - 12th
What was French life like in the later years of World War I? With this as your guiding question, International Baccalaureate classes will study the 10 French posters and answer a variety of questions (in French). Although not all of the...
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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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The French Revolution: 1789

For Teachers 10th
Examine the causes and effects of the French Revolution. Each slide discusses incidents that lead to the war or the effects the war caused. Great discussion starter or essay topic.
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Unit Two: The French Revolution and Napoleon

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Have your class define, examine, and explore the causes and effects of the French Revolution. The presentation is organized so that students will be able to take effective notes on each topic covered. Critical thinking is promoted...
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The Four Revolutions of the 18th Century: Industrial, Demographic, Agricultural, and French

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In need of lecture notes that will help you and your learners? Here you'll find a presentation that covers four major revolutions occurring in the 1800's; The French Revolution, The Industrial Revolution, the agricultural revolution, and...
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On This Day: The End of the French and Indian War

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Most Americans don't connect the French and Indian War with the American Revolution. Yet, scholars consider the expensive war as a major cause of the conflict. Watching video clips of historians speaking about the conflict, budding...
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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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