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Today your class will read and then write several responses regarding Napoleon and the French Revolution. There are seven short-answer questions related to Napoleon's empire and exile, and one short essay question asking learners to think critically about the nature of Napoleon's actions.
Take a look at the French Revolution and neo-classic art, then compare it to current social issues and contemporary art. Kids analyze several pieces painted by Jacques-Louis David in regard to style and subject then compare them to pieces painted by Kehinde Wiley's modern representations.
Here is a lesson that uses the painting Liberty Enlightening the World to start a discussion on the importance of national monuments. The class discusses several monuments around the world, and then invites a veteran to share his/her story. The also make sketches of the veteran.