This chapter covers a crucial period in French history from 1815 and the defeat of Napoleon through to the Second Empire of Napoleon III. It focuses on the changes in who could vote and participate in the electoral life of France.
Key concepts you will learn about include census suffrage and universal suffrage. Suffrage means the right to vote.
Click on the document below to have access to the chapter:
This key part of the final History Theme in 2°OIB paves the way for your ongoing studies in 1°OIB. The purpose of this chapter is to understand how a revolt in a British colony founded a new political model which recognized universal principles and was a source of inspiration for the French Revolution (which is studied in 1°OIB and forms part of the forthcoming Summer Assignment).
A fun way to start is by watching this video:
If you have time on your hands this video gives more detail:
Here is the chapter you need to carefully read, study and then use to answer questions 1-9 (don’t forget Britannica has a good section about this revolution too – if you have lost your password, just email me):
This chapter focuses on how the European Union transfers wealth between member states from richer to poorer members. You will be learning about EU structural funds and how they are used to reduce disparities (differences) between different EU regions.
To learn more about the EU and the 27 member states, click on this link:
As we move towards the end of this theme and prepare for the first Theme of History in T°OIB it is vitally important your carefully read and think about the ideas raised on pages 456-469 (which constitute two sections) from The American Republic textbook, chapter 14 below.
Once you have read each of these chapters please complete the two Google docs quizzes to show your understanding.
Attn: The play is about 3 hrs, so as with the other plays, it is best watch it in pieces!
A Streetcar Named Desire is one of the most iconic American plays, and one of the most studied by high school students in the United States, and throughout the English-speaking world.
2NDES: You are required to watch and review this play on the blog. In addition to it being a great play, you will study another one of Tennesse Williams’ plays next year as a part of your OIB syllabus, so this will be a great introduction.
TERM: You are required to watch and review this play on the blog. It is a great follow-up to Sweet Bird of Youth, as this is another of Tennesse Williams’ works!
PREM: It is strongly suggested but not required to watch and review this play on the blog. It is a great follow-up to Sweet Bird of Youth, as this is another of Tennesse Williams’ works!
A Streetcar Named Desire is available from Thursday 21 May 7pm on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel, then availble demand for one week until Thursday 28 May 7pm.
Please post your review before Thursday, May 28th.
Here is a brief intro the play which may help you write about it/digest it:
• The form and style of the production • The artistic choices which have been made, including sound, lighting, set and costume design choices • Your own critical appreciation of design elements and performance skills • What you think the creative and production team’s intentions were in staging the production • Significant moments in the production where you notice a specific performance skill being used or think a particular directorial decision has been made • Your own response to the overall effectiveness of the piece as an audience member • You could draw a sketch of the set and/or some costumes from the production as you watch