CHY 4U 2014: You Say You Want a Revolution…

Today, we will examine the days leading up to the French Revolution. As we watch this stellar video, I’d like you to track the following in your notes:

  1. evidence of the crown’s disconnect from/disregard of the lower classes
  2. evidence of discontent in the lower classes
  3. evidence that events are leading to unavoidable conflict

In particular, I’d like you to note some of the key personalities that will shape the days leading up to the Revolution. Please make note of the following people’s role in the shaping the Revolution:

  1. Robespierre
  2. Louis XV
  3. Louis XVI
  4. Marie Antoinette

 

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