ALIGNED TO THE NEW NYS GLOBAL REGENTS II (JUNE 2019)
This document is a speech from Maximilien Robespierre where students delve into how Robespierre gained so much power and how he argued for the Reign of Terror.
Students can enter this work at several different levels with the lower students looking for the text-based answers and lower level inferencing while higher level students can be pushed to see if this is an accurate representation of Robespierre's thoughts.
Some higher level questions should be:
1) How trustworthy is this document in understanding Robespierre's true thoughts? Why?
2) What other sources would you want to use in order to truly understand Robespierre's brain?
3) Who do you think he was targeting with this speech? Elites, middle class, poor? Why?