what are some achievements from the French revolution that the museum would be proud to display?

what are some achievements from the French revolution that the museum would be proud to display?

Today, the island of St. Helena remains an overseas territory of the United Kingdom. The house on St. Helena where Napoleon spent his last days, however, was given to the French government. It is now a museum. For this lesson assessment, you will create an exhibit, collage, or pamphlet on the French Revolution that the museum would be proud to display.

Step 1: Determine which events to highlight. (choose one out of the three ways)

Your exhibit, collage, or pamphlet should include the following about the French Revolution:

  • at least three causes, including the Enlightenment
  • at least three events that happened during the French Revolution, including the Reign of Terror
  • at least three effects of the French Revolution, including the rise and rule of Napoleon

Pamphlet template: Directions: For each cause, event, and effect, write three to five sentences to explain what happened and why it is important. Use complete sentences and check your work for accuracy, spelling, and proper grammar. Include at least one picture to add interest to your piece.

The French RevolutionCauses
Enlightenment (summary)

(Cause 2 and summary)

(Cause 3 and summary)

Events
(Event 1 and summary)

(Event 2 and summary)

Reign of Terror (summary)

Effects
(Effect 1 and summary)

Rise of Napoleon (summary)

(Effect 3 and summary)

Picture

(at least one picture to represent the French Revolution)

Generously Provided to the Museum of St. Helena by
(Your Name)

Review your Travel Journal and the lesson to identify what you think are the most important elements to include.

Step 2: Write a summary for each cause, event, and effect.

For each cause, event, and effect, write a paragraph explaining what happened and why it is important. Use complete sentences and check your work for accuracy, correct spelling, and proper grammar.

Step 3: Organize your museum piece.

Collect and organize the summaries into one exhibit, collage, or pamphlet about the French Revolution. Include at least one image to add interest to your submission.

 

 

 

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French Revolution

 

The French RevolutionCauses
Enlightenment

The enlightenment ideally came up with the concept of equality as well as liberty which were the fundamental needs of the French Revolution. The French had to do everything in their power to overcome the monarchy and thus facilitate the enforcement of the state of equity. This is where the idea  of pursuit of happiness, liberty and life is observed in its initial state.

The American Revolution

As indicated in the last cause, the enlightenment affected the American evolution significantly. Nevertheless, whatever great neglect to notice, French was greatly affected by the American Revolution. Following many French’s donations to help the American patriarchs, this eventually turned French into the state of bankruptcy. Following this event, the king of French had no choice but to impose heavy tax on the citizen, which in turn stirred the anger in people. Nevertheless, the French Evolution was finalized following the help from the American Evolution.

Famine

 

The Events

The Fall of Bastille

The crowd liberated seven prisoners from Bastille-a fortress prison. This was a sign of  great success over tyranny and since then, that day has been celebrated as Bastille day in France.

 

August Decrees

They were declared by the National Constituent Assembly in 1798. They encouraged the citizens to be civilized and stay calm. They paved a way for the Rights of Man.

The Reign of Terror

This period was under the leadership of Committee National Safety. A machine called Guillotine was established and used to punish those who talked negatively about CNS. Some important individuals like Louis XVI were executed using it. 

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