Malachi is studying the French Revolution, the following questions are for him to complete by study end.
• Write definitions for the following words. Revolution Monarchy Clergy Bourgeoisie Peasant Bastille The Third Estate Enlightenment Terror Tyranny Versailles Guillotine Scaffold
• Write a description of the following characters and of the part they played in the French Revolution: King Louis Queen Marie Antoinette Robespierre Danton Madame Roland The Holy Father Pius VI Narration: • Write a narration of at least a page length on the ‘Song of the Scaffold’. Choose one of the following and write at least a page: • Write a “press release” on the capture of yet another noble. Give your ‘character’ a name, describe why he/she/they are ‘enemies’ of the state. And make it clear as to their fate. • Imagine that you lived in Paris during 1789-1799. Write a diary of the main events writing as a young person living in that period. • You are an Archbishop in France during the Revolution write a letter to the Holy Father telling him of your heartbreak, the disarray and the carnage in France. Overviews: • Create a timeline of the French Revolution and include all major dates. • Create a power point presentation of the French Revolution focusing on the fate of the Church. • Do this online quiz on the French Revolution Essay: Write an essay on the question below using a Five Point Plan. What were the causes of the French Revolution and what were some of the consequences? • Paragraph1- Introduction (In three sentences you need to explain your topic. This should include a brief definition of the French Revolution and when and where it occurred.) • Paragraph 2- In this paragraph briefly state and describe the reasons as to why the revolution occurred. Include the; political, social, economic and intellectual (The Enlightenment) factors. • Paragraph 3- Describe some of the acts committed during the Reign of Terror • Paragraph 4- Describe how the Church was affected during the Revolution. • Paragraph 5- Conclusion. Sum up the original question including points from your three paragraphs. Dramatisation: Choose one of the following: • Conduct a trial of Louis or Antoinette. (Use your siblings as characters, brief them on their parts) • Dramatize (enact) a scene from the French Revolution period. It may be by the guillotine, or a denouncement, an escape from prison, or the overthrow of Robespierre. • Write a play of a street scene in Paris during the Revolution as the carts rumble through on the way to the Scaffolds and dramatise it. For Fun (optional): • Using balsa wood or paddle pop sticks build a scaffold. • Using balsa wood, paddle pops, material etc. build a cart used to ‘smuggle’ nobles from the prison, also include ‘nobles in disguise’ in your cart.