The French Revolution began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United States to Europe. A period of social, political, and economic upheaval, it has been the setting for many seminal works by major authors, including Charles Dickens and Victor Hugo. This Reading Set includes both fiction and nonfiction passages along with related reading comprehension questions.
Reading Passages In This Set
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, written in 1789, is the core document of the French Revolution, establishing ...
943 Words, 10th-12th Grades, 1300L +, Compare and Contrast
Students will read a passage about the tricoteuses, the knitting women who sat near the guillotine during the French Revolution...
676 Words, 10th-12th Grades, 1060L - 1290L, Fact and Opinion, Main / Central Idea, and Summary