Social Studiesby Matthew Caggia
- Unit 1A: River Valley Civilizations
- Unit 1B: Greece & Rome
- Unit 1C: World Religions
- Unit 2A: World Empires
- Unit 2B: Dark and Middle Ages of Europe
- Unit 3: European Rebirth
- Unit 4: First Global Age
- Unit 5: Absolutism & Enlightenment
- Unit 6: Age of Revolutions
- Unit 7: Age of Industry
- Unit 8: Social Change
- Unit 9: Early 20th Century
- Unit 10: Mid-20th Century
- Unit 11: Global Issues
- Review Materials
Unit 6: Age of Revolutions
Chapters 18 & 20
The glorious ideas of the Enlightenment spread across Europe like a plague infecting country after country theatening to strike down every monarch it comes in contact with beginning with Lious XVI of France. France will undergo drastic changes and some dangerous and difficult times taking many lives along the way, leaving in its wake a very different society and government than it found. The world will never be the same and within a hundred years it will be embroiled in a series of wars.
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The Reolution Begins
Setting the stage for the French revolution looking at social and economic conditions of France in the eve of the revolution.
Radicalism in France
The French Revolution becomes violent and turns against itself. Robespierre and the Committee of Public Safety are anything but.
Napoleon not only impacted the history of France but created the situation that contribute to World War I.
"When France Sneezes..."
After the French Revolution, a series of revolutions will grip Europe threatening the status quo.
Latin American Wars for Independence
Events in Europe made the time right for Revolution to spread to Latin America.
Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration
Creative music video based on the song "Apologize" by One Republic. Here the founders are telling the King that it is too late to apologize for all that he had done to the colonies. It is time to declare independence.
Crash Course World History #29: "The French Revolution"
Cleverly made videos that summarize key historical information using fun graphics and witty descriptions. The American Revolution intiated big changes around the world, not so much on its own, but the spread of Enlightenment ideas around the world.
Crash Course World History #30: "Haitian Revolutions"
Cleverly made videos that summarize key historical information using fun graphics and witty descriptions. This video explores sea trade of the 1400s, not only from Europe, but from Asia, too!
Crash Course World History #31: "Latin American Revolutions"
Cleverly made videos that summarize key historical information using fun graphics and witty descriptions. This video explores the Atlantic Slave Trade, or the Middle Passage. John Greene respectfully keeps the amount of jokes to a minimum.