The Affirmation of the State in the Kingdom of France
A short video tutorial I made to introduce and explain this theme and the assignments:
Learning Objective: To understand the affirmation of the State in France in its multiple dimensions
Key Question (for lessons):
How was the monarchy strengthened in the 16th century?
Read the chapter below (both parts) and complete the timeline (following the instructions on the timeline worksheet). Then on a separate sheet of paper complete carefully constructed written responses to Questions: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
Additional video about Louis XIV and absolute monarchy in France (14mins):
Work for week beginning 8th March, to be completed for Tuesday 23rd March: The British Model
Another another short video tutorial I made introduce the topic and explain the chapter you have been given to work on:
Learning Objective: To understand how the creation of a representative government and definition of fundamental rights inspired philosophers during the 17th century.
Key Question (for lessons): How did Parliament limit the English Monarchy?
Read and study the chapter below to understand how the English Parliament came to limit the power of the monarchy in the 17th century:
Read the chapter above and as you read it make a table (or chart) listing the causes of James I, Charles II and James II’s conflicts with parliament (see example on left hand side of first page of this chapter).
Then on a separate sheet of paper complete carefully constructed written responses to Questions: 1,2, 3,4,5,6,7 and 8
Additional video explaining the Glorious Revolution (12mins):