Ch 46: HiSET: French Revolution & Napoleon (1780-1815)

About This Chapter

The online video lessons in this chapter teach you about Napoleon's empire and the events of the French Revolution. Watch these lessons so that you'll be better prepared to pass the social studies portion of the HiSET examination.

HiSET - French Revolution and Napoleon (1780-1815) - Chapter Summary

This chapter can familiarize you with the social studies topics you might be tested on when you're taking that section of the HiSET high school equivalency examination. By exploring the information in this chapter, you'll learn about the circumstances that preceded the French Revolution as well as the various stages of the revolution. The chapter can help you with:

  • Understanding France's system of taxation and its ramifications for the poor
  • Explaining the formation of the national assembly
  • Describing the French Revolution's Reign of Terror
  • Learning about Napoleon's rise to leadership and subsequent fall from power

These entertaining online video lessons are presented by knowledgeable instructors who are happy to answer your questions about the material. The chapter includes video tags for moving from one point in the video to another. You can also refer to the written transcripts of the lessons if you'd like to clarify any facts. After watching the lessons, take the handy self-assessment quizzes.

HiSET - French Revolution and Napoleon (1780-1815) Objectives

The HiSET is a high school equivalency exam offered in several states. The social studies subtest of the HiSET examination will test your knowledge of Napoleon and the French Revolution and other subjects as well as your ability to evaluate social studies concepts and identify the limitations of various methodologies. The subtest has four domains, including the history domain where you'll find questions about this topic. About 38% of the questions on the subtest are in the history domain. You will have approximately 70 minutes to answer all 50 multiple-choice questions on the subtest.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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