A. PLEASE WRITE A SHORT ESSAY OF EACH THEME BY ANSWERING THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS 500-1000 WORDS.
Theme # 1 Develop an analysis of the French Revolution which captures the most important achievements and the failures of each of these two periods of the Revolution: the Liberal Monarchy and then The Radical Republic? What were the dominant social groups who led each period and what groups helped them in controlling and ruling. What are the most important successes of each be specific? What led to the downfall of each period?
Theme # 2 Present an analysis of the French Revolution which captures the most important achievements and the failures of ONE of these two periods of the Revolution: The Liberal Monarchy or The Radical Republic? What were the dominant social groups who led the period and what groups helped them in controlling and ruling? What are the most important successes of each, be specific? What led to the downfall of the gov’t in the period?
Theme #3 Napoleon, revolutionary or dictator? Napoleon: what was his significance, his achievements and the causes of his down fall? How did he start the Consulate and then consolidate his power and position? What major things did he do internally in France? What did he achieve? How did he progress to Emperor? What mistakes brought him down? How did Napoleon once again rise and fall during 1814-15? What was his ultimate impact and fate?
Theme #4 Revolution and Reaction : What was the Congress of Vienna and the Congress system? How did it affect Europe and beyond, through the 1830s and beyond into 1848? What was the immediate reaction to the Revolutions in Europe? What was the Congress of Vienna? Who attended? What were the dominant powers and who led the congress? What were the key issues? Did the powers agree completely or was there a chance of conflict between them? What actions did the Congress powers take to suppress change after the Congress of Vienna 1815 up to and through the revolts of 1830 and then 1848 ? What type of revolutions do we see, including the French Revolution of 1830 and 1848? Why did they fail or succeed? How does this relate to the Congress of Vienna? What does it teach us?
B . PLEASE IDENTIFY THE FOLLOWING:
People, places, and things that you should know and be able to give insight on their significance and time frame (dates). Robespierre, Marat “The Friend of the People”, The Reign of Terror, Committee of Public Safety, Virtue & Terror, Napoleon Bonaparte, Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, Prince Metternich, General Katuzov, Duke of Wellington, Admiral Lord Nelson, Congress of Vienna, Alexander I of Russia, Continental system, Island of Elba, Island of St. Helena, Holy Alliance, Quadruple Alliance, Quintuple Alliance, Tallyrand, Waterloo, Louis Blanc, Battle of Borodino, Battle of Trafalgar, Battle of Waterloo, Liberalism, Romantic Nationalism, Reactive Nationalism, French Revolution 1830, King Louis Philippe, Greek Revolution 1820’s, Polish Revolution 1830, Hungarian Revolution 1848, “June Days” in France 1848, the Second French Republic, France “ The Second Empire”, Napoleon III, Austria /Hungarian Revolt 1848.
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1PAGE FOR IDENTIFICATIONS