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Louis XIV & Absolute Monarchy: Media Messages from the Time

Students analyze media documents from the era of Louis XIV - an oil painting, a royal medal, an excerpt from John Locke’s “Treatise on Government” and an excerpt from a French travel memoir - for messages about absolute monarchy, media forms and historical context.

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Resource Details

Relevant Subject Area(s)

Visual Arts, Global Studies, Sociology, Library/Information Literacy, ELA/English Language Arts

Grade Level(s)

High School, College

Media Type(s)

Illustration, Informational Text, Literature


Sox Sperry

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH)