This is a simple assignment that can be done within 1 class period or assigned as homework. It's a short reading of a primary source account of the execution of Louis XVI during the French Revolution. There is a short introduction for context, followed by the personal account, followed by 10 questions of varied difficulty.
Some questions can easily be found in the reading, others require demonstrating a stronger grasp of the material or summarization skills.
KEYWORDS: French Revolution; King Louis XVI, guillotine, World Studies, World History, French History, DBQ, Document-Based Questions, Primary Source