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The French Revolution History Course

History courses for your students

Do you want to save dozens of hours in time? Get your evenings and weekends back?

If so, you'll love our interactive history courses. Your students will be able to work through courses on specific history topics, track their progress, take quizzes to test their knowledge, and finish with a final assessment test.

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Course Overview

The French Revolution was one of the most important events in modern European history. It began in 1789 and ended in the late 1790s when Napoleon Bonaparte ascended into power.

The French redesigned their political landscape, abolishing an absolute monarch and their feudal system.

King Louis XVI was executed after the revolution so was his wife Marie Antoinette.

The French Revolution did not achieve all of its goals and turned into a bloodbath at times, but it played an important role in shaping modern nations by showing the world the power inherent in the will of the people.

This self-guided course is designed for you to work through on your own using the resources and suggested learning activities provided.

Over the five lessons in the course, you'll learn about the origins of the revolution, the significant people in it, what the reign of terror was, and the changes and impact of the revolution.

Part 1: Origins of the Revolution

In this lesson, we'll explore what the French Revolution was, why it was so important in modern European history and how it shaped modern nations.

Part 1 Quiz: Origins of the Revolution

Take this quiz to make sure you understand the origins of the French Revolution.

Part 2: Significant figures of the revolution

In this lesson, we'll define key terms, know significant figures, differentiate the Sans-culottes, Girondins and Jacobins & understand the roles played by Brissot, Calonne, Robespierre and Bonaparte.

Part 2 Quiz: Significant figures of the revolution

Take this quiz to make sure you understand the significant figures of the revolution.

Part 3: The Reign of Terror

In this lesson, we'll define key terms, understand the establishment and nature of the Committee of Public Safety, analyse the reasons behind the Reign of Terror & assess the impact of the Reign of Terror on France.

Part 3 Quiz: The Reign of Terror

Take this quiz to make sure you understand the Reign of Terror.

Part 4: Changes by Revolutionary Governments

In this lesson, we'll define key terms, understand the timeline and nature of the governments during the French Revolution & analyse the changes brought by each revolutionary governments.

Part 4 Quiz: Changes by Revolutionary Governments

Take this quiz to make sure you understand the changes by Revolutionary Governments.

Part 5: Impact of the Revolution

In this lesson, we'll define key terms, analyse the impact of the French Revolution on its people and society & assess how it changed the landscape of politics in Europe.

Part 5 Quiz: Impact of the Revolution

Take this quiz to make sure you understand the impact of the Revolution.

French Revolution Course Assessment

Take this quiz to make sure you understand the origins of the French Revolution.