*This download connects directly to the PPT called "French Revolution vs Arab Spring"
Included: Lesson plan, independent activities and guided notes for students!
Description: Directions: (Review)View the statements below and determine if they are SOCIAL,
POLITICAL, or ECONOMIC causes. Note: Statements may have more then one
1. Enlightenment spreads ideas about changes to government, and natural rights.
b. 2. The Third Estate was comprised of 97% of the French people‡ had to work hard to
c. 3. Over 1/3rd
d. 4. Famine and government debt caused high taxes and little food supply.
e. 5. WEAK leadership by Louis XVI.
5. TO follow, students will view two political cartoons, and a survey graph on the Arab World by
a. What is this the purpose of this political cartoon?
b. Agree/Disagree: “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”
c. Which REVOLUTION were these quotes taken from? (French Revolution or Arab
d. 1. “Revolutions are moments of transition which, once passed, may not need
e. 2. “It is in the People that all national power resides and for the People that all states
f. Would you consider these quotes to be primary or secondary sources? Explain.
g. Agree or Disagree: Although this cartoon was drawn about the Arab Spring, this
pay heavy taxes, and had no representation in government.
the highest positions in government.
of land in France was owned by the First and Second Estates, and they held
Revolution) replication. Instead, they lay down an agenda for political and social change…”
must exist.” political cartoon does not represent the ideas of the French Revolution.