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SSWH14:

The student will analyze the Age of Revolutions and Rebellions.

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a. Examine absolutism through a comparison of the rules of Louis XIV, Tsar Peter the Great, and Tokugawa Ieyasu.

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b. Identify the causes and results of the revolutions in England (1689), United States (1776), France (1789), Haiti (1791), and Latin America (1808-1825).

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Historical information on the Guillotine

Overview of the French Revolution

 The French Revolution

  1. Causes of the French Revolution 1
  2. Causes of the French Revolution 2
  3. The French Revolution Begins
  4. The King - Louis XVI
  5. Newspaper Report - Escape of the King
  6. War and Republic
  7. Trial of the King
  8. Excution of the King
  9. Newspaper Report - Execution of the King
  10. Reign of Terror
  11. France in 1795

 Napoleon Bonaparte

  1. Rise of Napoleon
  2. Napoleon Fact File
  3. Change Under Napoleon

 

Bio - Napoleon Bonaparte` - The Glory of France - 50 minutes

 

c. Explain Napoleon’s rise to power, the role of geography in his defeat, and the consequences of France’s defeat for Europe.

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d. Examine the interaction of China and Japan with westerners; include the Opium War, the Taiping Rebellion, and Commodore Perry.

Recommended Viewing:

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  • The French Revolution (2005) - The History Channel - Not Rated - 100 minutes
  • Les Misérables (2012) - Rated PG-13 - 158 minutes
  • Bio - Napoleon Bonaparte` - The Glory of France - 50 minutes

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