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AP EURO

First Semester, Unit V


Unit 5: The 18th Century:
European States, International wars, and social change
AND the French Revolution.
No Essential Questions for this unit.
Vocabulary to Identify:
Ch 18
Natural laws
Enlightened
Absolutism
Seven Years War
Louis XV
Louis XVI
Patronage
George I, II, & III
William Pitt the Elder
Frederick William
Frederick II
Joseph II
Catherine the Great
Balance of Power
Reason of state
War of Austrian
Succession

Robert Clive
Primogeniture
Infanticide
Agricultural
revolution
Cottage industry
Tithes
Ch 19
Constitution
Marquis de Lafayette
Society of Thirty
Declaration of the
Rights of Man and
the Citizen
Revolutions
Three estates
Old order
Estates-General

National assembly
Tennis Court Oath
Constitution 1791
Paris Commune
National Convention
The Republic of
Virtue
dechristianization
Napoleon
Civil Code
The Grand Empire
Prefects
Germaine de Stal
Continental System
Nationalism

Reading Guide Questions:


Ch 18: The18th Century: European States, International Wars, and Social
Change
1. What were the main developments in France, Great Britain, the Dutch
Republic, the Mediterranean states, and the Scandinavian monarchies
in the 18th century?
2. What do historians mean by the term enlightened absolutism, and to
what degree did 18th century Prussia, Austria, and Russia exhibit its
characteristics?
3. What were the causes and results of the 7 Years War?
4. What changes occurred in agriculture, finance, and industry during the
18th century?
5. Who were the main groups making up the European social order in the
18th century, and how did the conditions in which they lived differ both
between groups and between different parts of Europe?
6. What was the relationship among political, economic, and social
changes in the 18th century?
Ch 19: A Revolution in Politics: The Era of the French Revolution and
Napoleon
1. What were the causes and results of the American Revolution, and
what impact did it have on Europe?

2. What were the long-range and immediate causes of the French


Revolution
3. What were the main events of the French Revolution between 1789
and 1799?
4. What role did each of the following play in the French Revolution:
Lawyers, peasants, women, the clergy, the Jacobins, the sans-culottes,
the French Revolutionary Army, and the Committee of Public Safety?
5. Which aspects of the French Revolution did Napoleon preserve and
which did he destroy?
6. In what ways were the French Revolution and the 17 th century English
revolutions alike? In what ways were they different?
HUB Dates: No HUB Date for this Unit (you will include the information from
this unit on future HUB DATES: 1750, 1776, 1789, 1815)
Date
11/18
11/30

Content
Test Unit 4
European States

12/112/2

Wars and
Diplomacy

12/312/4

Economic
Expansion and
Social Change

12/7

The Social Order


of the 18th
Century, The
American Rev.,
and background
to the French
Rev.
The French Rev.

12/812/9

Activities
Test Unit 4
1. Enlightened
Absolutism
2. Brain Map the reading
3. Discussion
4. Compare: Enlightened
Rulers
1. 7 Years War-American
Rev.
2. Crash Course: 7 Years
War
3. Mid Century Wars
4. LEQ Quick Fire
1. Inventions, social
issues,
2. Doc Analysis: primary
sources The problem
with Enlightened
Absolutism
3. Watch Tom Richie,
The British Ag Rev.
4. Discuss new Social
Classes
1. Background To French
Revolution.
2. Chronology/Causation
3. Start Watching Danton

1. Lecture French Rev.


2. Doc Analysis: the three
declarations
3. Continue Watching

HW
Read p. 502-517
Review p. 513-517
Watch Tom
Richies
Enlightened
absolutism and
Partitions of
Poland
Review p. 517-523

Read p. 524-538
Watch Tom
Richies Old
Regime & The
Estates General

Read p. 538-552
Watch Richeys
The National
Assembly &
Declaration of
the Rights of Man
and the Citizen
Read p. 552-559
Watch Crash
Course: French
Rev.

12/1012/11

Napoleon

12/14

Review all
content

12/1516
12/1712/18

Test

Danton
1. Lecture Napoleon
2. Maps of Europe
3. Watch Danton
4. Introduce Mock Trial
1. Finish Danton
2. Mini-mock trial: Louis
XVI and Napoleon.
Mock Trial and Review
Test on Chapter 18 &19 w/
LEQ

Finish Reading
Guide
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Guide
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