The French Revolution: Part 2: Marie Antoinette's Execution
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Marie Antionette is taken to the Guillotine as the crowd jeers and children play.

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  1. How does Marie Antionette conduct herself? What does this reveal about her character?
  2. What is the atmosphere of the crowd during this event?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify and analyze the causes and effects of events prior to and during the American Revolution, i...
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    compare the causes, characteristics, and consequences of the American and French revolutions, emphas...

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