Saturday, October 10, 2009

Tapestry of Grace Year 3, Week 7

Tapestry of Grace Year 3, Week 7: Reshaping Europe and South America

Key Facts:

1. Simon Bolivar
a. Involved with South American liberation / El Labrador.
b. Referred to as "George Washington of South America"
c. Bolivar died hated by his enemies, outlawed by his own country, but his reputation was restored after his death and grew to mythical proportions.

2. Francisco de Miranda
a. Venezuelan revolutionary helped pave the way for independence in Latin America.
b. Served as a French Revolutionary general and was jailed for suspected treason then acquitted.
c. Signed armistice with Spain, July 1812 at San Mateo.

3. The Congress of Vienna
a. Congress of European leaders met to settle the future boundaries of the continent.
b. Adopted a fair policy of no great rewards and no great punishments.
c. Adopted a policy to restore the status quo ante bellum (the situation as it was before the war).
d. Restored monarchies across Europe.

Activities: Cooking with apples

Geography: Map South America

Unit Projects: Add information about Simon Bolivar to unit display board

Digging Deeper:
  • Adoniram Judson
  • Democracy in America


  • Frankenstein
  • Simon Bolivar: Statesman and Liberator
  • In the Land of the Jaguar: South America and Its People
  • Adoniram Judson: Bound for Burma

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