History of Modern France Section Two, Friday 12:00-12:50pm

The French Revolution: The Political Revolution

Discussion Leaders: Daniel, Tamsin & Marileni

(1) Compare the sources of Sieyès and Olympes de Gouge. What are the similarities in their rhetoric and their political claims? How do their arguments for who should and should not be included in the new political system differ?

(2) What parallels can be drawn between the French Revolution and the current political climate?

More Resources . . .

La Marseillais: French National Anthem

Peasant Revolt and the Abolition of Feudalism: https://brown.kanopystreaming.com/video/peasant-revolt-and-abolition-feudalism

The Storming of the Bastille: https://brown.kanopystreaming.com/video/july-14th-storming-bastille

Terror is the Order of the Day: https://brown.kanopystreaming.com/video/terror-order-day

The Overthrow of Robespierre: https://brown.kanopystreaming.com/video/overthrow-robespierre

TA: Sherri Cummings | sherri_cummings@brown.edu | Office Hours - Friday 2-4 PM or by appointment

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