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Grades 6-8 History: Revolutions

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Take your children on a fascinating trip back in time to explore the European Scientific Revolution, the European Enlightenment, the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the connections among these world changing events.   Highlights include multisensory activities to engage your children and provide the connection to make history relevant in their own lives.   Each chapter includes current and active links to multiple videos, hands-on activities, readings, lesson plans, worksheets, charts, interactive websites, games, full-color high resolution graphics, and more! 

 

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The birth of modern science

Copernicus

Galileo

Rene Descartes

Isaac Newton

Modern links to the Scientific Revolution

The ideas behind the European Enlightenment

Thomas Hobbes and John Locke

The contributions of Montesquieu, Voltaire, and Rousseau

American Enlightenment leaders

The French and Indian War

Causes of the American Revolution

Patriot revolts and protests in the 1770s

Historical events through multiple perspectives

The influence of speeches and poetry

Africans in America

Native Americans and the American Revolutionary War

Major American Revolutionary War battles

Enlightenment ideas in the Declaration of Independence

The legacy of the American Revolution

Connections between the American Revolution and the French Revolution

Causes of the French Revolution

The ancien regime and the three estates

Fall of the Bastille

The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen

Fall of the monarchy

The Reign of Terror

The French Revolution and slavery

The Haitian Revolution

The legacy of the French Revolution

Napoleon Bonaparte

The Napoleonic Code

and much more!

 

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Target ages: 11-14

Average time to complete: 50 hours

 

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