Virtual Tour of the Palace of Versailles


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Friday or Monday you will examine Monarchy in Russia by studying the material in the post below but afterwards you will go to a website featuring a virtual tour of the Palace of Versailles. You must examine 5 areas of the Palace and as you examine each area take notes and pay special attention to how the Palace reflects Louis XIV’s view of himself and monarchy. You can choose any areas of the Palace but everyone must examine the Hall of Mirrors(which also played a major role in the Paris Peace talks that ended WWI). When you finish summarize in a least 2 paragraphs by answering the following question: How does the Palace of Versailles reflect the desire of Louis XIV to be an absolute ruler & to be known as the Sun King?

Chateau de Versailles - Galerie des Glaces

Chateau de Versailles – Galerie des Glaces

Palace of Versailles Virtual Tour Worksheet

Virtual Tour of the Palace of Versailles Website

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Louis XIV The Sun King

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