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An Age of War and Revolution

The western world of the 18th century saw the philosophies and theories of Enlightenment philosophers (like John Locke) put to the test of being made the concrete foundations of political systems. In North America, the Caribbean, and Europe violent revolutions emerged, producing new states (the United States of America, Republican France, and Haiti for example.
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Images of the French Revolution

Choose three of the images located at the Imaging the French Revolution site.  Answer the applicable questions below (note: not every question is relevant to every picture!)

  1. How do the images you’ve chosen characterize the people of France?
  2. How do the images you’ve chosen characterize the political rulers of France?
  3. How do the images you’ve chosen characterize the religious rulers of France?
  4. Describe some of the different ways the images present women.