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King Louis XVI
VersaillesVersailles
Versailles, the Hall of Mirrors
Sculpture of Apollo
Versailles gardens
Third Estate Carrying the 1stand2nd.
The National Assembly taking the Tennis Court Oath
Storming The Bastille
Execution of Louis XVI facing the empty pedestalwhere the statue Louis XV had stood.
Standard British weights7000 grains of barley = 1 pound16 drams = 1 ounce16 ounces = 1 pound7 pounds = 1 clove14 pounds = ...
The MeterOne ten-millionth of the distance fromthe Earths equator to the NorthPole (at sea level).
What else do we need to measure?LengthVolumeWeight (mass)TemperatureAnglesTimeSpeed (length per time)1 milliliter of water...
Decimal Time
Map of Metric usageCountries by date of metrication. Green = by 1800,  yellow = by 1900, red = by 1980 Black = Countries t...
1804 Napoleon crowned as Emperor
Portrait of Napoleon
Europe Under Napoleon 1810Moscow
http://strangemaps.files.wordpress.com/2007/12/minardmap.jpgFrance to Moscow and back 1812-1813
French History Timeline• Monarchy 751-1792• Revolution  Republic 1792-1799• Empire (Napoleon Bonaparte) 1799-1814• Monarc...
Sainte GenevieveChurch ofSainte Geneviève,1757 Parisarchitect:Jacque Soufflotpatron:King Louis XV
Sainte GenevieveChurch of Saint Genevive“The Pantheon”
“Aux Grands Hommes La Patrie Reconnaissante”
Sainte Genevieve, interior, The vault is cut-away wherever possible to achieve theeffect of lightness which characterizes ...
Sainte Genevieve, interior
Foucault’s Pendulum
c.1700
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  1. 1. King Louis XVI
  2. 2. VersaillesVersailles
  3. 3. Versailles, the Hall of Mirrors
  4. 4. Sculpture of Apollo
  5. 5. Versailles gardens
  6. 6. Third Estate Carrying the 1stand2nd.
  7. 7. The National Assembly taking the Tennis Court Oath
  8. 8. Storming The Bastille
  9. 9. Execution of Louis XVI facing the empty pedestalwhere the statue Louis XV had stood.
  10. 10. Standard British weights7000 grains of barley = 1 pound16 drams = 1 ounce16 ounces = 1 pound7 pounds = 1 clove14 pounds = 1 stone28 pounds = 1 tod112 pounds = 1 hundredweight364 pounds = 1 sack2240 pounds = 1 ton2 stones = 1 quarter4 quarters = 1 hundredweight20 hundredweight = 1 ton
  11. 11. The MeterOne ten-millionth of the distance fromthe Earths equator to the NorthPole (at sea level).
  12. 12. What else do we need to measure?LengthVolumeWeight (mass)TemperatureAnglesTimeSpeed (length per time)1 milliliter of water fits perfectly in1 cubic centimeter at 4º Celsius.And it’s mass is exactly 1 gram.
  13. 13. Decimal Time
  14. 14. Map of Metric usageCountries by date of metrication. Green = by 1800,  yellow = by 1900, red = by 1980 Black = Countries that have not adopted the metricsystem as the primary measurement system.
  15. 15. 1804 Napoleon crowned as Emperor
  16. 16. Portrait of Napoleon
  17. 17. Europe Under Napoleon 1810Moscow
  18. 18. http://strangemaps.files.wordpress.com/2007/12/minardmap.jpgFrance to Moscow and back 1812-1813
  19. 19. French History Timeline• Monarchy 751-1792• Revolution  Republic 1792-1799• Empire (Napoleon Bonaparte) 1799-1814• Monarchy restored 1814-1848• Revolution  Second Republic 1848-1852• Second Empire (Napoleon III) 1852-1870• Third Republic 1870-1940• Nazi occupation 1940-44• Fourth Republic 1946• Fifth Republic (Charles de Gaulle) 1958
  20. 20. Sainte GenevieveChurch ofSainte Geneviève,1757 Parisarchitect:Jacque Soufflotpatron:King Louis XV
  21. 21. Sainte GenevieveChurch of Saint Genevive“The Pantheon”
  22. 22. “Aux Grands Hommes La Patrie Reconnaissante”
  23. 23. Sainte Genevieve, interior, The vault is cut-away wherever possible to achieve theeffect of lightness which characterizes gothic architecture
  24. 24. Sainte Genevieve, interior
  25. 25. Foucault’s Pendulum
  26. 26. c.1700
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