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Georges-Eugene Haussmann's Urban Renewal of Paris

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Who commissioned the renovation of Paris?

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1. Which of these was not one of the goals of the renovation?

2. How did the size of Paris change during the renovation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of Georges-Eugene Haussmann's renovation of Paris in to a modern, well connected city . Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include who commissioned the renovation of Paris and how Haussmann connected the city.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Goals of the renovation
  • Haussmann's eventual dismissal
  • Effect of the renovation on Paris' size

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Georges-Eugene Haussmann's urban renewal of Paris
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding reasons Haussman was dismissed from the project
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Haussmann connected the districts of Paris

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Georges-Eugene Haussmann's Urban Renewal of Paris. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the basic issues the renovation intended to address
  • Understand how Haussmann created a more uniform Paris
  • Recognize Haussmann's achievements during his 17 years on the project
  • Know the influence of the renovation on other world cities
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