Setting the Stage
France was considered the most sophisticated country in the 1700s. However, the appearance was deceiving. There was great unrest in France, caused by bad harvests, high prices, high taxes, and disturbing questions raised by Enlightened ideas.
1. French Revolution Introduction (Finish today)
a. Student will use pages 651-671 to find 5 interesting things (people, groups, events, terms, etc.)
about the French Revolution
b. Using their iPads, students will find 5 interesting things about the French Revolution that
were not mentioned in their book.
c. 20 points
2. French Revolution Beginnings (3 Estates, 3 Causes, 5 Forces of Change)
a. Students will examine the dived of the French population and how this divide would lead
to such turmoil.
b. FR Beginnings