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