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- Causes of the French Revolution
- The creation of the National Assembly of France
- The Reign of Terror
- Napoleon's rise to power
- Military and economic expansion under Napoleon
- Napoleon's exile and defeat at Waterloo
- The Congress of Vienna
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
6. Arc de Triomphe: History & Facts
Often copied - and itself an adaptation of earlier Roman triumphal arches - the Arc de Triomphe is among the most famous landmarks in the world. Built to honor those who died in the Napoleonic Wars and a fitting neighbor to the French Tomb of the Unknown, it revitalized a standard in monument construction.
7. 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.
8. Louis XVI: Reign, Trial & Execution
This lesson explores the life and death of Louis XVI: last king of France. We will examine Louis's role in the downfall of the monarchy and the events that led to the French Revolution. Was he a tyrant opposed to freedom or was he a victim of a nation's thirst for blood?
9. Marie Antoinette: Biography, Execution & Quotes
In this lesson, learn about the life, quotes (and misquotes), and execution of the last queen of France, Marie Antoinette. Then you can test your knowledge with a quiz.
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