The French Revolution essay covers the development of the Enlightenment in the eighteenth century and the outbreak and consequences of the French Revolution at the end of the century.
Answer one of the following prompts. Chose the prompt that you believe will enable you to write the best essay. Essays should include a thesis statement that provides a clear argument for the paper. Strong essays will discuss issues from class meetings, multiple readings, and will carefully analyze primary sources to build thick descriptions of early modern rebellion and revolution. All essays must analyze at least two primary sources.