CHY 4U 2012: Review Questions and a Rubric

Paper via Flickr, by Keone
Paper via Flickr, by Keone

Here is the rubric for Broadcasting the French Revolution

  1. This group was in charge before Napoleon.
  2. Abbé Sieyès led the charge of the Third Estate to declare itself as this kind of assembly in 1789
  3. King Louis XVI reportedly wrote this word in his diary the day the Revolution started.
  4. This “doctor” used questionable methods to hypnotize his patients.
  5. With a name like this, you would think that this Committee wouldn’t behead with such ease during the Reign of Terror.
  6. The storming of this is often cited as the beginning of the French Revolution.
  7. This device is often associated with the French Revolution; is it, however, a humane way to kill?
  8. The execution of this King showed a complete disregard for his Divine Right
  9. This oath, sworn to by the members of the National Assembly, stated that the Assembly would not disband until it had a constitution.
  10. At his coronation, Napoleon reportedly did this.
  11. The French may have been inspired by this new nation, which launched its own crusade for independence in 1776.
  12. Many say that Marie Antoinette said “let them eat cake.” Due to a shortage of this in the months leading up to the revolution,the French would have been willing to eat anything.
  13. Massive spending by French Kings led to this method of raising money, which was incredibly hard on the lower classes
  14. The treatment of the French people, and all oppressed people, fascinated this theorist who looks like Santa and according to Monty Python, couldn’t play soccer.
  15. By adopting the principles of absolutism, this king made it difficult for the weaker kings that followed him to maintain their control on France.
  16. These two groups, represented in the first two estates, had all the power
  17. This was the new name used to describe God during the French Revolution
  18. This was very easy for married men, but surprisingly difficult for married women to obtain: proof of physical abuse was not even enough to get one.
  19. This group of enraged Parisians marched from the city to Versailles, looking for Marie Antoinette (and blood).
  20. The use of this product to whiten skin demonstrates that, despite the ideals of the Revolution, people were still idealised some aspects of  aristocratic life.
  21. The intellectual ideas from this bright period made the Revolution possible
  22. Now considered the foundation of Western society, this political system was non-existent in the 18th century; in fact, mentioning “power to the people” could get you killed.
  23. These special parties had nothing to do with hair; instead, they were opportunities to talk about the pressing issues of the day.
  24. This man argued that “man is born free, yet everywhere he is in chains.”
  25. Despite passing numerous laws that favoured the common man, this set of laws enacted by Bonaparte did little to help women.
  26. This agreement between France and the catholic Church must have seemed impossible during the height of the Revolution.
  27. Napoleon’s training in this field of work prepared him for his takeover of France.
  28. Napoleon made one last stab at glory following his exile to Elba, but was defeated by the English at this battle.
  29. Though recent evidence suggests otherwise, the most commonly held view about Napoleon’s death was that he died due to the arsenic-based dye found in this.

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