Unit Three: Heroes | Excursions in Literature
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In Search of Honor by Donnalynn Hess
- Exploring the French Revolution—essays, pictures, maps, a timeline and much more about the French Revolution
- Revolution—Information about the important people and events that shaped the French Revolution
- Map of Paris—the map with some information about individual arrondissements (neighborhoods)
- Georges Danton at Britannica.com—Potrait of Danton, link to Britannica's biographical entry
- Queen Marie Antoinette (Chateau De Versailles | PBS)—Information about Marie Antoinette and the times in which she lived
- Queen Marie Antoinette and Her Children—A portrait by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Le Brun who was a court painter to Marie Antoinette
- Louis XVI—brief biography of Louis XVI
- Storming of the Bastille—see also the right sidebar links for other resources, including an eyewitness account of the incident.
- A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens—eBooks by Project Gutenberg
- History of Madame Tussauds (Biography | Museum)—“Marie Tussauds is a French modeler (resident in England after 1802) who made wax death masks of prominent victims of the French Revolution and toured Britain with her wax models; in 1835 she opened a permanent waxworks exhibition in London” (from TheFreeDictionary).
"Wesley Ko" by Tom Brokaw
- The French Flag—see flag’s origin, flag color’s meanings, and more (part of the website “Flags of the World)
- National WWII Memorial—official web site of the memorial
- Japanese Internment during World War II—online exhibit on the internment. Click “Visit Web site” to see the exhibit.
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