The History Channel uses worksheets and quizzes in order to help their viewers gain an understanding of history. What you have to understand is that these products have been tested by the production staff in order to weed out the very best from the rest. So, what are some of the history channel’s history worksheet answers?
“The Duchy of Orleans was a medieval province, dominated by the Catholic Church. It became an independent republic in the years before the revolution. It was ruled by King Charles X, a poor man who was defeated by an army under the command of his brother, Cardinal Mazarin. He was killed, although not by his brother.”
“The Papal Duchy of Toulouse was a feudalistic kingdom, ruled by the Papacy and its most powerful city, the Plessis, at the time of the revolution. The city of Toulouse was also the capital of France. The city has an enormous fortress and castle, now used as a museum. A portion of the original architecture remains, including a Saint Peter’s Basilica.
“The Charter of the Forest was a document that laid down the rights of French citizens to hunt game in the forests. It was heavily debated at the time of the revolution.
“The Terror was a period of state terror, which took place under the tyrannical king. It was established after he refused to hand over any more hostages to the crown of England. These were political prisoners who were held as political hostages by the King of England. The king threatened to hang any of these people who did not cooperate with him.
“The Plot Against La Rochelle was a plot which was carried out by Marie Antoinette, the famous Queen of France. She, along with several other people, was arrested. They were executed in front of their children as a form of punishment.
“The Plague of Worms was a pandemic that occurred when a worm named the bubonic plague was found in Rome in the year A.D. 1492. Millions of people in all the world were affected and died.
These are just a few of the worksheets that are part of popular reference works that are used in schools. There are plenty more out there in the history channel and they will help you better understand what the history channel is trying to convey.