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Exploring the French Revolution · Liberty, Equality, Fraternity

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Révolution Française Dear Mrs. Roosevelt During the Great Depression, thousands of young people wrote to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt for help. They asked for clothing, money, and other forms of assistance. Robert Cohen of the University of Georgia tells us the story. How the Depression Affected ChildrenThe LettersMrs. A student-created project from Sacred Hearts Academy in Honolulu, Hawaii Europe in Retropsect: The French Revolution - Phases of the Revolution The ideal of a social order that provided personal liberty remained far off. It soon could not even be heard enunciated in France, where the sound of trumpets and the beat of drums now suggested that any march forward by humanity was to be of a military sort. Napoleon turned the Revolution to his own uses--and they were not democratic. Napoleon has been called the "French Revolution on Horseback," a title which has considerable validity if his actions and his program are considered. A military hero who had won spectacular battles in the Italian peninsula against the Austrians, who had ventured to Egypt in 1798 and fought a "Battle of the Pyramids" there, Napoleon was of heroic proportions, if of diminutive physical stature. At one of the several moments when the pendulum motion of the French Revolution swung the nation toward internal chaos again, the desire for strong government, for public order, was loudly expressed. It was more than that.

Révolution française : quelle est l'influence de la littérature du siècle des Lumières ? Le siècle des Lumières (1715-1789) arrive au terme d'une lente maturation enclenchée par les découvertes scientifiques de la Renaissance, lesquelles aident à mieux comprendre le monde naturel. L'esprit de la connaissance traverse tous les champs de la société, religieux, politique, économique, artistique, relayés par de brillantes plumes littéraires. Cela vous intéressera aussi Ce renouveau intellectuel et culturel, philosophique et scientifique, prend racine en France et va s'étendre à l'Europe. Les encyclopédistes, philosophes des Lumières, contre la censure On ne peut parler du siècle des Lumières et de son influence sur la production littéraire sans évoquer la Société des gens de lettres, ou les Encyclopédistes (150 contributeurs environ), ayant participé à la rédaction du « Dictionnaire des sciences, des arts et des métiers ». Désacralisation du religieux avec le mouvement des Lumières Justice sociale : l’espoir du monde meilleur avec le mouvement des Lumières À savoir

Native Words Native Warriors This website explores the lives and experiences of American Indian Code Talkers, the servicemen who used their traditional tribal languages to transmit secret messages for the United States military during World War I and World War II. The content focuses on the Code Talkers’ wartime experiences, as well as their pre- and post-war lives. Their highly honored military achievements are placed in a larger cultural and historical context to encourage deeper appreciation of and respect for the complex and difficult challenges they faced as American Indian people of the twentieth century. Features of the website include: Introduction and Six Chapters Introduction: Code Talkers Languages: Living the Culture Boarding Schools: Struggling with Cultural Repression Code Talking: Intelligence and Bravery Coming Home: Strength through Culture Survival: Hard Times and Racism Recognition: Medals and Praise Included in each chapter are the following: Mini-stories. The Gallery Grades 6-12 Era 8. Preparation

The Beginning of the French Revolution, 1789 The Beginning of the French Revolution, 1789 King Louis XVI needed money. His financial crisis forced the French monarch to reluctantly convene the Estates General in order to levy a new land tax that would hopefully solve his monetary woes. The Estates began their meeting at Versailles on May 5, 1789 and quickly entered into a power struggle. The tension increased, exacerbated by massive crop failures that led to a shortage of food. Thomas Jefferson was America's minister to France in 1789. "July 12 In the afternoon a body of about 100 German cavalry were advanced and drawn up in the Place Louis XV. and about 300 Swiss posted at a little distance in their rear. The people now armed themselves with such weapons as they could find in Armourer's shops and private houses, and with bludgeons, and were roaming all night through all parts of the city without any decided and practicable object. July 13 The mob, now openly joined by the French guards, force the prisons of St. July 14 . . . July 16

Des révoltes aux révolutions - Chapitre XXI. Essai comparatif sur les révolutions 1Il existe plusieurs méthodes pour comparer des révolutions, à condition de les situer dans les contextes et les situations spécifiques. L’une consiste à comparer point par point ce qui est comparable : forces dynamiques, organisations, pratiques, discours, programmes, processus. Ainsi peut-on mettre en parallèle les révolutions américaine et française, voire hollandaise, pour saisir les analogies et les incompatibilités. L’autre est de voir comment les révolutions respectives ont traité un problème commun, pour en saisir les natures et les divergences. C’est ce que nous allons tenter tour à tour, en prenant dans la deuxième partie de ce développement des problèmes transversaux comme l’esclavage, les droits des femmes, les questions ouvrières et paysannes, rapportés tous à des situations révolutionnaires comparables. 3Les situations initiales influent fortement sur les processus révolutionnaires. 5On peut appliquer ce type de comparaison à l’ensemble des aspects de la vie politique.

Thanksgiving History Thanksgiving is a particularly American holiday. The word evokes images of football, family reunions, roasted turkey with stuffing, pumpkin pie and, of course, the Pilgrims and Wampanoag, the acknowledged founders of the feast. But was it always so? Read on to find out... This article explores the development of our modern holiday. For information on food at the First Thanksgiving, go to Partakers of our Plenty. Giving thanks for the Creator’s gifts had always been a part of Wampanoag daily life. As with Native traditions in America, celebrations - complete with merrymaking and feasting - in England and throughout Europe after a successful crop are as ancient as the harvest-time itself. Jan van de Velde, August from The Twelve Months (series of engravings), 1616. The arrival of the Pilgrims and Puritans brought new Thanksgiving traditions to the American scene. So how did the Pilgrims and Wampanoag come to be identified with the First Thanksgiving? In a letter from “E.W.” W.S.L.

The French Revolution (1789–1799): The Estates-General: 1789 Events May 5, 1789 Louis XVI summons Estates-General for its first meeting since 1614 June 17 Third Estate breaks away from Estates-General, establishes itself as National Assembly Key people Jacques Necker - Director general of finance who returned to office after Calonne’s dismissal Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès - Author of influential “What Is the Third Estate?” Necker and the Estates-General In the wake of Calonne’s dismissal, Louis XVI brought back Swiss banker Jacques Necker, who had previously served a ten-year stint as director general of finance. On May 5, 1789, Louis XVI convened the Estates-General. Resentment Against the Church The fact that the Estates-General hadn’t been summoned in nearly 200 years probably says a thing or two about its effectiveness. Divides in the Third Estate “What Is the Third Estate?” To add insult to injury, delegates from the Third Estate were forced to wear traditional black robes and to enter the Estates-General meeting hall by a side door.

La Révolution américaine et la Révolution française qu'elles avaient un jour défendu ensemble avec la même âpreté. Cette révolution, en un mot, est l'aboutissement, le couronnement, dans des conditions plus favorables, dans des espaces plus larges, sans l'exclusivisme de Cromwell et sans l'opposition des Stuarts, de la révolution de 1688. Depuis cette date, en eilet, les Anglais d'Amérique et les Anglais d'Angleterre avaient suivi d'autres voies. Quoique remontant à la même origine, ils s'en éloignèrent petit à petit, et physiquement ainsi que moralement, constituèrent, dans une certaine mesure, une autre race. A ce changement opéré par la force des choses, vint s'ajouter une ignorance réciproque des conditions de vie, qui, du côté des Anglais, prit, vers le milieu du xvnie siècle, des proportions dangereuses. Dans ces conditions, la plupart des Anglais se faisaient une représentation fausse de la situation des Colonies. Si le peuple était ignorant, les Ministres étaient généralement mal informés. 1.

Heritage History | Homeschool History Curriculum Départ de la Fayette pour l'Amérique. 1777 Les colonies anglaises de l'Amérique du nord, après avoir longtemps opposé une légitime résistance aux injustes prétentions du parlement anglais, venaient de secouer le joug de la métropole. Le 4 juillet 1776 les députés des treize provinces réunis en congrès à Philadelphie, reconnaissant que leurs tentatives étaient vaines pour concilier leurs droits et la fidélité qu'ils devaient à la couronne, proclamèrent enfin l'indépendance des provinces anglaises, qui furent constituées en république fédérative sous le nom d'Etats Unis d'Amérique. Cet acte d'émancipation produisit en Europe une sensation profonde mais la France surtout, pénétrée de toutes parts des doctrines philosophiques du dix huitième siècle, l'accueillit avec d'énergiques sympathies ; elle répondit à ce cri d'indépendance parti de l'autre côté, de l'océan par un cri d'enthousiasme. Ce mouvement cependant ne fut point secondé par le gouvernement de Louis XVI. Crescam ut prosim. Cur non ?

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This is a resource to explore more about the French Revolution in more depth, looking deeper at causes and effect, as well as more detail into some of the major events. Great source for documents and resources as well. by srose98 Apr 7

Provides an accessible and lively introduction of the French Revolution as
well as an extraordinary archive of some of the most important documentary
evidence from the Revolution. by nda_librarian Apr 30