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The French Revolution: Timeline & Major Events

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The French Revolution resulted in the execution of which king?

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1. When did the French Revolution take place?

2. Which important document was drafted during the French Revolution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The French Revolution was a complex political movement that began with a groundswell of popular revolt and then continued to evolve over the course of a decade. This quiz/worksheet combo asks about the key events of the French Revolution and will help you understand France's transition from an old-world order to a new democratic era.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Be sure that you can answer quiz questions on the following:

  • The French monarchy
  • Important dates of the French Revolution
  • An important document drafted during the Revolution
  • Facts about the Revolution
  • The Reign of Terror

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access your knowledge on the timeline of the French Revolution
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about major events that influenced the course of the French Revolution
  • Interpreting information - ensure that you can read information about the effects of the Revolution on various groups and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The associated lesson, The French Revolution: Timeline & Major Events, continues to explore this era. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the scope of the French Revolution
  • Know the events that were turning points in the French Revolution
  • Recognize the significance of the storming of the Bastille
  • Review the accomplishments of the National Assembly
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