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TLSC French Revolution AOS1

Learning Intention and Success Criteria

Bryce Denny

on 9 December 2012

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Transcript of TLSC French Revolution AOS1

French Revolution
AOS1 LEARNING INTENTION: Understand the theory and practice of divine right - Be able to define absolutism

- Be able to define despotism

- Explain the differences between absolutism and despotism

- Explore whether or not despotism was occurring in France in the eighteenth century - Identify the diversity that existed among the Clergy

- Identify the diversity that existed among the Nobility

- Identify the diversity that existed among the Third Estate

- Understand the differences in rights, privileges and taxation among the Estates LEARNING INTENTION: Understand the social structure of pre-revolutionary France - Explain what the Encyclopédie was

- Identify what the Enlightenment was and when it occurred

- Outline the ideas of prominent philosophes

- Describe major strands of Enlightenment thought, including the similarities and differences between prominent philosophes

- Understand different historians’ perspectives of the impact of the Enlightenment on the French Revolution LEARNING INTENTION: Understand how the Enlightenment and the Philosophes influenced the French Revolution - Describe the raised expectations of the bourgeoisie

- Explain the raised expectations of the liberal nobility and how this challenged the Ancien Regime LEARNING INTENTION: Understand the raised expectations of different social groups before the Revolution - Describe the impact of war on the French economy throughout the 18th century

- Explain why the American War of Independence effected the French Economy

- Outline the inadequacies of the taxation system in the Ancien Regime

- Outline the financial problems faced by the third estate and how this undermined the perceived competence of monarchy LEARNING INTENTION: Understand the financial situation in France before 1781
- Describe the role played by the Controller General in the Ancien Regime

- Discuss what Necker’s ‘Compte Rendu Au Roi’ was and explain its significance

- Describe Calonne’s attempts at reforms and why they were unpopular

- Explain how Brienne sought to reform the country’s finances and the consequences of this

- Explain what the Assembly of the Notables was and outline how it contributed to a Revolutionary situation LEARNING INTENTION: Explain attempts that were made to reform financial problems faced by the Ancien Regime - Explain the reaction of the Paris Parlement to Brienne/Louis XVI’s attempted reforms

- Describe how the ways in which Louis XVI resorted to despotic measures

- Outline the events that lead to the calling of the Estates-General LEARNING INTENTION: Understand the Dismissal of the Paris Parlement and call for the Estates-General - Describe how members from the clergy, nobility and were third estate elected members to represent them at the Estates-General

- Understand the key demands of the book of grievances (Cahiers de Doleance)

- Understand the difference between voting by head and by order

- Explain how the issue of voting by head or by order contributed to a revolutionary situation

- Explain the role played by Jacque Necker in the Estates General LEARNING INTENTION: Understand the provincial elections to the Estates General and the writing of the Cahiers de Doleance - Identify the significance of Abbe Sieyes’ pamphlet ‘What is the Third Estate?’

- Describe why the Estates-General meeting failed

- Describe why the National Assembly was formed and explain its significance LEARNING INTENTION: Explain what happened at the Estates-General and how this led to the formation of the National Assembly - Outline the events that lead to the Tennis Court Oath

- Describe the oath that was made and explain why this was significant

- Understand Louis XVI’s reaction to the Tennis Court Oath and how this contributed to a revolutionary situation LEARNING INTENTION: Understand the significance of the Tennis Court Oath - Explain the significance of the dismissal of Jacques Necker

- Outline the role of Camille Desmoulins in Paris during July 1789

- Provide an overview of the rioting in Paris prior to the Storming of the Bastilles

- Explain why the Bastille was attacked and the outcome of this attack

- Explain why the Storming of the Bastilles on July 14 1789 was so significant LEARNING INTENTION: Understand why the storming of the Bastille occurred and why this event was so significant - Identify the connections between the storming of the Bastilles and the Great Fear

- Explain the events that occurred during the municipal revolution

- Understand why the Great Fear occurred in rural areas

- Summarize what occurred during the Great Fear

- Explain the significance of the Great Fear LEARNING INTENTION: Understand the causes, characteristics and significance of the Great Fear - Describe the National Assembly’s response to the Great Fear

- Outline the events of August 4 1789

- Summarise what the August Decrees offered French people

- Analyse the extent to which the August decrees satisfied the grievances of the third estate LEARNING INTENTION: Explain the significance of the 'Night of Patriotic Delirium' (August 4 1789) and the August Decrees - Outline Lafayette's background and political ideas

- Explain why Lafayette's heroism in the American War was so significant in the context of the French Revolution

- Make reference to his position in the Assembly of the Notables and the Estates General

- Provide an overview of Lafayette's rrole in the National Assembly

- Outline his importance in the establishment of the National Guards

(SEE 'LEADING EDGE' IN AOS2 FRANCE DROPBOX FOLDER FOR A GOOD SUMMARY) LEARNING INTENTIONS: Explain the important roles of the Marqui de Lafayette in the French Revolution - Outline the purpose and importance of Sieyes' pamphlet 'What is the Third Estate?'

- Explain the key ideas of Sieyes

- Outline how Sieyes influenced the National Assembly LEARNING INTENTION: Explain the important roles played by the Abbe Sieyes in the French Revolution - Outline the social background of Mirabeau

- Explain the key ideas of Mrabeau

- Make reference to the role Mirabeau played in the June 1789 Royal session and explain why this was so important LEARNING INTENTION: Understand the important role played by Mirabeau in the French Revolution ` END OF AOS1
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