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