nit Essential Question


What makes a revolution "just?"

Unit Assessment

The French Revolution, "Liberty Leading the People", (Eugene Delacroix, 1830)
The French Revolution, "Liberty Leading the People", (Eugene Delacroix, 1830)

DBQ: The French Revolution

Task:
  • Discuss the political, economic, and/or social causes of the French Revolution
  • Discuss how the French Revolution affected the people of France
  • Discuss one impact the French Revolution had on the world outside of France



Big Learning Targets

  • I can write an essay that is organized in a way that is clear and logical.
  • I can present a coherent thesis when making an argument.
  • I can support my thesis with appropriate evidence from several documents and my outside knowledge when making an argument.
  • I can use primary sources, notes and readings to discuss how and why the impacts of historical events are important.
  • I can connect the ideals of the French Revolution to the 18th century Enlightenment and modern democratic practices.


Calendar:

Week of February 2: The Enlightenment in Europe
Week of February 8: The Causes and Effects of the French Revolution in Europe
Week of February 22: Revolutions in Latin America