Welcome!. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Honors World History Mr. Green. Agenda/Topics To Be Covered. Objective: The students will analyze the impact of the execution of the King of France by identifying the next steps taken by the National Convention Hand-In: Drill:
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Objective: The students will analyze the impact of the execution of the King of France by identifying the next steps taken by the National Convention
1. Explain the term radical.
2. Explain the difference between rational/irrational.
National Convention demanded price controls on food and universal male suffrage
After Louis XVI was executed, many European countries took arms against France
A Committee of Public Safety was established
adopted polices that became known as the Reign of Terror
Thousands were executed as a way to control the country
Explain the decision to execute so many people. Who were some of the victims? Nobles/Clergy/Royalty?
Maximilien Robespierre led the fight against Catholicism
Removed anything named Saint, changed the calendar and the year
Why do you think the leaders of the French Revolution decided to remove old names and remove the Christian church from the people?
Read the Primary Source on page 355 on answer the following questions:
1. What is the author’s position on monarchies?
2. What is the purpose of this document?
3. What will the role of women be during the war?
1 million members by September 1794
Pushed back the invaders
Conquered Austrian Netherlands
Army created by a people’s government, not a monarch with professional soldiers
Robespierre was executed on July 28, 1794 and political prisoners released
National Convention moved in a more conservative direction
restricted power of committee of public safety
new constitution-2 house legislature
Lower House-drafted laws
Upper house- approved proposed laws
Voting restricted to property owners and away from universal suffrage
A directory of 5 would run France but this became corrupt
Napoleon Bonaparte seized power in 1799 under a coup d'état.
Identify 7 actions taken by the National Convention during the French revolution
Pick one of those actions and describe the impact of that action on France and the people of France.
Read Chapter 11 Section 4
Prepare for 5 Question Quiz on Section 1, 2, 3 and the Benchmark
Review chapters on Religion and the Renaissance.