Napoleonic Era Teacher Resources
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The Congress of Vienna
Established to "undo what Napoleon had done," the Congress of Vienna instituted many changes throughout Europe in the early 19th century - the details of which are included in this presentation. Maps and key decisions are outlined in these slides, which conclude with a question about the legacy of the Congress of Vienna.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History
World History Research Paper
Here is a set of fantastic project guidelines for a World History research paper, including over 60 possible research topics and guiding questions. Templates for source citations and summaries are included, as well as a very detailed essay rubric.
9th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Section 19.5 The End of an Era
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.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Heroes and Heroines: King David, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra and Napoleon
Students identify and examine four heroes from history and imaginative literature. They discuss the characteristics of a hero and share perceptions of what makes a hero. By comparing and analyzing a few historical and literary figures, the students incorporate the concepts of heroism into their psyches.
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Writing Exercises: Political Revolutions
Political Revolutions are fascinating! Historians explore the 18th century revolutionary period through writing with these three broad short-answer prompts. They consider the long-term effects of the Napoleonic Code and describe the roles of the bourgeoisie and women during this era.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Republic and Its Images
Students study the meaning of The Republic and the symbols of the Republic. They learn definitions and look at images that are meant to be a lesson that comes before a museum visit. They look at images of artwork from this era of French history.
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: French Revolution and Visual Language of Power
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Choosing the Best Candidate
Who would win an election between Napoleon and Julius Caesar? Group your class up to analyze and discuss which of their given choices would make the best presidential candidate, given specific criteria. The potential candidate list includes historical figures such as, Napoleon, Jesse Owens, Abraham Lincoln, and Julius Caesar.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Industry and Revolution Study Guide
This review sheet on the revolutionary and industrial eras provides strong questions to help ensure an understanding of the important events and people of the time. It does include one reference to a vocabulary list that is not included, but this is easily omitted.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Romantic Period in Music, Art, and Literature
“Romanticism aims at enlarging experience by exploring the real.” This excerpt from Jacques Barzun’s From Dawn to Decadence introduces a PowerPoint that examines the characteristics of and the major figures in music, art, and literature created during the Romantic Age.
12th - Higher Ed English Language Arts