New France Scrapbook

Quebec 1608 Today, Champlain, the others, and I arrived on what is supposedly Stadacona. Jacque Cartier described to us where Stadacona laid, but we could not find what he told us. We did however, meet with two groups of native savages, they were called the Algonkians and Montagnais, and we accepted them to be our […]

The Execution of Marie Antoinette

On Monday, October 16th, our former queen Marie Antoinette was put underneath the guillotine at Place de la Revolution and beheaded after being found guilty of treason at her two day trial. After being separated from her son Louis-Charles, Antoinette was transferred into the council chamber of Le Conciergerie and was now called “Prisoner No. […]

Video: Moderate Stage Component

I believe the Tennis Court Oath was the biggest component in the moderate stage in the French Revolution because this was when the king backed down, he saw how strong the people below him were. This got everyone believing they might have a chance in change.

Video: Moderate Stage Component

I believe the Tennis Court Oath was the biggest component in the moderate stage in the French Revolution because this was when the king backed down, he saw how strong the people below him were. This got everyone believing they might have a chance in change.

American Revolution

Causes (The Stamp Act) The Stamp Act was introduced to pay for the cost of the French and Indian war. It was the first direct tax on the American colonies. The colonists were infuriated because they felt they should be taxed only by their own government. The Sons of Liberty formed to oppose the Stamp […]

Cromwell: Hero or Villain?

Q: Do you think Cromwell was a hero or a villain? A: In general, Cromwell is a villain. Cromwell and the rest of the Puritans hated Charles’ way of ruling but when Cromwell became Lord Protector he did exactly what Charles did (dismissed parliament multiple times, used censorship for the rights of speech, etc.), except […]