Unit 6: Russia in Revolt?
Winter in St.
Petersburg, Russia. A good or a bad time to launch a
revolution? The Decembrists found out in 1825 that it was a bad time.
must do in this unit
What you can do in this unit
Some videos that you can watch for this unit
Extra Credit Options
- See the videos dealing with the Decembrists in the HIS 241 course.
- For extra credit please suggest to your instructor a relevant video for this unit of the course. Send the title of the video, the url and a brief explanation of why you find the video interesting and applicable to the material that is being studied in this unit.
- Take the short 5-point quiz for chapter 20. Log into Blackboard and look under "Chapter Quizzes." You have five minutes to complete each quiz (multiple-choice questions).
- For a maximum of 50 points extra credit, read some selections of Romantic Poems
and write a one-page paper in which you examine some of the main
characteristics of the Romantic era. Please be sure to include
- For a maximum of 50 points extra credit, read Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and in a one-page paper note some of the main characteristics of the Romantic movement
that were apparent in the poem.
- For 25 points maximum extra credit, write a paragraph in which you compare and
contrast the start of Napoleon's invasion of Russia with its finish.
- It is no wonder that the
talented Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin could get himself into trouble as a result of his
connections to the Decembrists. Read his short, To the Emperor Nicholas I (1826) and comment, in a paragraph, for 25 points maximum extra credit.
- For a maximum of 10 points extra credit, answer the Romanticism study sheet questions.
- For extra credit, please suggest a
relevant website for this unit of the course. Send the title of the site, the url and a
brief explanation why you find the information interesting and applicable to
the material being studied this unit.
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