Unit 2 - French Revolution

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Unit 2 - French Revolution

  1. 1. So You Say You Want a Revolution? Bronx Lab School Global History 10 Unit 2
  2. 2. Let’s Review <ul><li>Middle Ages (~500-1500) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dark Ages, Age of Faith, Age of Feudalism </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Renaissance (~1200-1500) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Humanism: Focus on this life, individual people, learning the classics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reformation (1517-1600) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Split between Protestantism and Catholicism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No longer single authority in Europe </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Let’s Review <ul><li>Scientific Revolution (1543-1700’s) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Scientific Method to discover truth about this world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Further challenge to authority of religion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enlightenment (1700’s) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reason should guide human behavior and interaction, especially government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government for the people, by the people </li></ul></ul>
  4. 7. Where are we?
  5. 8. Causes of the French Revolution <ul><li>Influence of Enlightenment Ideas (Locke & Rousseau) </li></ul><ul><li>Class Hatred </li></ul><ul><li>Fiscal Crisis (No $$) </li></ul><ul><li>Resentment of Monarchy </li></ul>
  6. 9. Resentment of Monarchy - Versailles
  7. 10. Resentment of Monarchy - Versailles
  8. 11. Resentment of Monarchy - Versailles
  9. 12. Resentment of Monarchy - Marie Antoinette
  10. 13. Key Events <ul><li>Estates General & The National Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Storming of the Bastille </li></ul><ul><li>Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen </li></ul><ul><li>The Jacobins and the Reign of Terror </li></ul><ul><li>The Guillotine and the Execution of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette </li></ul><ul><li>Rise and Rule of Napoleon Bonaparte </li></ul>
  11. 14. Estates General
  12. 15. Storming of the Bastille
  13. 16. Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
  14. 17. The Jacobins and the Reign of Terror
  15. 18. The Guillotine
  16. 19. Our Key Questions <ul><li>What is being created or investigated? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the revolution or change? </li></ul>
  17. 20. What is being created? <ul><li>Created? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A New Nation - controlled by the French People (In theory) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Middle Class with political power (Bourgeoisie) </li></ul></ul>
  18. 21. What is the revolution or change? <ul><li>Rise in Middle Class Power </li></ul><ul><li>Spread of “Liberal” ideas (Rights for people) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leads to Revolutions across Europe in 1830 & 1848, in Latin America throughout 19th Century </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spread of Nationalism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unified Nations begin to emerge in Greece, Italy, Germany </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Both inspired by French Revolution, and in response to Napoleonic Control </li></ul></ul></ul>

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