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Napoléon Bonaparte: un héros ou un tyran?
Was Napoléon Bonaparte a hero or a tyrant? Discuss examples of each, and list their common attributes. Then, to form a solid argument and take a stance, intermediate and advanced Francophones conduct Internet research. After a few days...
10th - 12th Languages
French Revolution (Part 4)- The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte
A good way to transition from the French Revolution to the influence of Napoleon Bonaparte, this video details how the French government changed in the intervening years, and Napoleon's militaristic rise to power. The colorful maps,...
17 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Napoleon and the War of the Third Coalition
A timeline of the main events in Napoleon's career (starting in 1799) begins this video, which details the War of the Third Coalition and the transition of the Holy Roman Empire into the Confederation of the Rhine. Maps, paintings, and...
22 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Preparing for the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Here's a learning exercise to help your class envision the Lewis and Clark expedition. Your young historians read a one-page article on the expedition, use context clues and a dictionary to define eight terms from the article and write a...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
French Revolution (Part 3)- Reign of Terror
This presentation features a collage of pictures and maps to be annotated by the engaging and passionate narrator. The beginning of the video features a review of the last one (featuring the first steps of the French Revolution), and...
24 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Writing Exercise: The French Revolution
A great cross-curricular activity pairs the French Revolution with a writing exercise. Have your class consider the economic causes of the French Revolution, the feudal class system, and Napoleon Bonaparte as a bridge between democracy...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Napoleon and the Wars of the First and Second Coalitions
After a brief summary of Napoleon's conquests and the coalitions against which he fought, this video details his emergence as Emperor and a major superpower in Europe. It summarizes main points about Napoleon, including his trail through...
13 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Napoleon's Peninsular Campaigns
Told like an exciting story about the adventures of Napoleon, this video thoroughly and appealingly guides students through the most pivotal moments of the beginning of Napoleon's downfall, leading up to his unsuccessful invasion of...
20 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Napoleon and the War of the Fourth Coalition
France has gone through a lot of changes lately - first the monarchy fell to revolution, then the Republic was formed from the ashes, and now Napoleon has made France a major world power once again. This video shows the meteoric rise of...
16 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Louisiana Purchase: Reading and Quiz
In need of informational text and a related quiz regarding the Louisiana Purchase? Here are four pages containing basic information on Thomas Jefferson, Napoleon, Manifest Destiny, and the Louisiana Purchase, plus a 15-question quiz.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Louisiana Purchase: Worksheet
Celebrate the anniversary of one of the United States' most important land acquisitions with a fun worksheet. The class answers five matching questions related to those involved with the Louisiana Purchase and then think about what life...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Western Civilizations, Chapter 18: The French Revolution
Add authenticity to western civilizations with primary source analysis, one of many great tools available on this comprehensive online guide. Although designed to accompany the Western Civilizations text, it is valuable independently....
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Western Civilizations, Chapter 20: From Restoration to Revolution
Give your historians a geographical perspective using map labeling, one of many great tools available on this comprehensive western civilizations website. Although designed to use with the Western Civilizations text, it is valuable...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
New Review If You Give Napoleon a Cookie...
What fun! To illustrate the concept of appeasement, class members use Napoleon's exploits as the basis of their own illustrated children's book modeled after Laura Numeroff's circular tale, If You Give a Mouse A Cookie. What fun!
6th - 9th Social Studies & History