TEACHING STUDENTS TO READ AND THINK CRITICALLY
"A Tale of Two Revolutions"
Reading Comprehension Assessment
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Passage and Questions
• Reading Comprehension Assessment
Directions: Read the passage. Then answer the questions below.
A Tale of Two Revolutions
In the height of the Enlightenment, men influenced by the new political theories of the era launched two of the largest revolutions in history. These two conflicts, on two separate continents, were both initially successful in forming new forms of government. And yet, the two conflicts, though merely a decade apart, had radically different conclusions. How do two wars inspired by more or less the same ideals end up so completely...