Classroom Trial: Did Napoleon betray the spirit of the French Revolution?
The class will be divided into teams to research different aspects of Napoleon’s Rule. Prosecution will be pitted against Defence, with other students acting as judges. The job of the judges at the end of the discussion of the first issues is to decide which of the following words best applies to Napoleon in this case, chosen from this continuum:
| Revolutionary | Reformer | Consolidator | Underminer | Destroyer |
Part of the new IB Study Unit on “The French Revolution and the Rule of Napoleon“