Friday, February 15, 2008

A Tale of Two Cities #1: REVOLUTION!

In preparation for A Tale of Two Cities, we need to examine the principles of revolution. The time period of A Tale of Two Cities is during the French Revolution of the late 18th century. We will look at how the events of the past inform us about our events today.

Anticipatory Questions:

1) DO STEP ONE, before STEP TWO: In your own words, define revolution.

2) Search the internet and find another definition of revolution. Cite where you found them. Use online dictionaries, google search, wikipedia, etc.

3) In your own words, how does revolution differ from rebellion (if they do)?

4) Go the following sites and then briefly comment on what they collectively say about revolution. To receive credit, you must cite the article in your response. You should read them all and synthesize the information.
Elements of a Revolution
The Beatles' Revolution
Political Revolution
Revolution Quotes
Blog must be completed by March 1st. I pushed back the date.