Ch 25: NMTA Social Science: The French Revolution & Napoleon Bonaparte (1780-1815)

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We can show you the important points about the French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you varied approaches and exposure to the types of questions you will see on the NMTA Social Science Exam.

NMTA Social Science: The French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte (1780-1815) - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons contained in this chapter to refresh your memory about the French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte, which you studied in college. The videos go over all the important topics to help you get prepared for the NMTA Social Science exam:

  • Causes of the French Revolution
  • French National Assembly
  • French Revolution and the Reign of Terror
  • Early Napoleonic years
  • Napoleonic Empire
  • Fall of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna

Our knowledgeable instructors will guide you through the subject, pinpointing the important dates, places, people and events so you are ready for the test. Having several approaches gives you an advantage as you review the materials, making the studying process more effective.

Objectives of the NMTA Social Science: The French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte (1780-1815) Chapter

The NMTA Social Science exam is a wide-ranging test of your knowledge and understanding of many areas of social science. You need to pass the exam to be considered for licensure as a teacher in the state of New Mexico. The topics in The French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte (1780-1815) chapter are part of the Historiography and World History content domain. This domain makes up 25% of the test questions. You can take the self-assessment quizzes that accompany the videos to gauge how well you know the material and to practice answering the types of questions that will appear on the exam.

All 150 questions on the test are of the multiple-choice variety. You will be presented with a passage or question which will be followed by a series of possible answers. Your task will be to identify the single answer that is correct.

6 Lessons in Chapter 25: NMTA Social Science: The French Revolution & Napoleon Bonaparte (1780-1815)
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The Causes of the French Revolution: Economic & Social Conditions

1. The Causes of the French Revolution: Economic & Social Conditions

In this lesson, we explore the social, economic, and political conditions in late 18th-century France, out of which the French Revolution exploded in 1789.

The National Assembly of France: Creation, History & Impact

2. The National Assembly of France: Creation, History & Impact

In this lesson, we explore the initial phase of the French Revolution and the creation of the National Assembly of France. We'll also discuss the reforms it initiated and the events in France prior to the Assembly's fall in 1792.

The Reign of Terror in the French Revolution: Definition, Summary & Timeline

3. The Reign of Terror in the French Revolution: Definition, Summary & Timeline

In this lesson, we explore the phase of the French Revolution popularly known as the Reign of Terror, a year-long period where thousands of French men and women lost their lives.

Napoleon Bonaparte: Rise to Power and Early Reforms

4. Napoleon Bonaparte: Rise to Power and Early Reforms

In this lesson, we explore the rise to power of one of France's greatest rulers, Napoleon Bonaparte, and his subsequent achievements during the first few years of his rule up until he was crowned Emperor in 1804.

The Napoleonic Empire: Military & Economic Expansion

5. The Napoleonic Empire: Military & Economic Expansion

In this lesson, we explore the French Empire under the Emperor Napoleon I, from Napoleon's coronation as emperor in 1804 until the fateful invasion of Russia in 1812.

The Fall of Napoleon & the Congress of Vienna: Definition & Results

6. The Fall of Napoleon & the Congress of Vienna: Definition & Results

In this lesson, we explore the fall of Napoleon's French Empire after his fateful decision to invade Russia in 1812. In turn, we also discuss the Congress of Vienna that convened after Napoleon's defeat and attempted to plan post-Napoleonic Europe.

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