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The French Revolution - Part 1 - "Background to the Revolution" - PowerPoint

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The French Revolution - Part 1 of 3 - "Background to the Revolution" - PowerPoint Presentation - 30/103 slides - complements The French Revolution - Complete Teaching Unit (9 weeks). Bundle also available.

In this presentation:

*** What is absolute monarchy?
*** Louis XIV - Who was he?
*** Louis XIV's reign - Why could he be called a successful king?
*** Louis XV- Why could Louis XV be called an unsuccessful king?
*** Louis XVI - What did he come to symbolize?
*** The 'Ancien' Regime
*** The Black Death - What was it? How did it effect France? What was an unexpected benefit of the Black Death?
*** The Renaissance - What was it and when did it occur?
*** The Enlightenment - What was it and when did it occur?
*** The American Revolution - How was the American Revolution connected to the French Revolution?
*** Immediate Causes
*** Economic Woes in the Late 18th Century
*** The Population Crunch
*** The Necklace Scandal - Marie Antoinette
*** Estates General - Who was upset due to the proceedings?
*** The National Assembly
*** The Tennis Court Oath
*** The End of the Beginning and the Beginning of the End

Please click here to access the student note taking pages for this presentation FREE of charge.

Parts 2 (37 slides) and 3 (36 slides) as well as my complete history unit on the French Revolution are also available for purchase.

Part 2 of 3 - "The Evolution of the Revolution and the Reign of Terror"
Part 3 of 3 - "From Republic to Empire and the End of the Revolution"

To purchase all products together, click below for:
The French Revolution - Complete Teaching Unit - Bundle
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