Educator Resources for French Revolution

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times--and Tim and Moby will tell you how it got started! In this BrainPOP movie on the French Revolution, you’ll learn exactly how and why the people of France overthrew their monarchy. You’ll find out about the three “estates” that the country was divided into, and how the so-called “third estate” managed to grow in power and influence. You’ll hear about some of the thinkers of the Enlightenment, and the influence they had on the people of their time. Plus, Tim and Moby will teach you how the promise of freedom, equality, and brotherhood devolved into a violent battle between rival factions. So hoist that tricolor, sing the “Marseillaise,” and get ready to learn!