Napoleon in France (Post-Revolution)

During the Revolution , Napoleon rose quickly in the army.  By 1799, he had become a political leader and he helped over throw the Directory. He set up a 3 man governing board known as the Consulate. Yet another Constitution was created and Napoleon took the title ‘First Consul’. In 1802, he had himself named consul for… Continue reading Napoleon in France (Post-Revolution)

Renaissance Ready

Sometimes students struggle to comprehend what the Renaissance was. Here are some key ideas that may help you. The Renaissance was all about CHANGE…That is the key idea of this section. The Renaissance began in Italy because of an interest in learning, the arts (literature, art,writing…) and a desire to explore the human experience.  It… Continue reading Renaissance Ready