Skip to Main Content

French Revolution. Hum. Year 11, Term 1: About

Humanities Year 11 Term 1

A Guide to the French Revolution

The PowerPoint (below) explains all facets of the French Revolution simply and succinctly.

Origin of the French Revolution

The first of the general causes was the social structure of the West. 
Federal System being replaced by the increase of Wealthy commoners - the bourgeoisie. The peasant, improved living standards - better educated demanding ownership of land.

Video French Revolution

Where to find Modern History Sources Online

American Library of Congress

This is the largest library in the world. Also provides:

Historical American Newspaper Archive

Imperial War Museums

A great place for finding sources on modern warfare, particularly from a British perspective.

UK National Archives

The British archive website which provides access to a huge range of materials.

British History Online

British History Online contains primary and secondary sources for the history of the British Isles. You can find a diverse range of sources here.

The Advertising Archives

Search for advertisements from over 100 years of publications.

The British Parthé News Footage Archive

Find real primary source film footage of major historical events from the late 19th century to the late 20th century.

Concept Map using Inspiration Software

Tullow Centre Library, Brigidine College. 2022