Then, the teacher Paqui has explained the springtime of the peoples, the revolts were in France and Belgic. In France, the 2nd republic was proclaimed. There were revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe, there were many revolutions but they were crashed.
In December 1848, Luis Napoleon Bonaparte was elected by President of the Republic. In 1851, Napoleon give a coup d'Etat. In 1852, de new plebiscite ended the 2nd Republic and proclaimed the 2nd Empire.
Then we have watched a video posted by Amalia, about an animated cartoon film of the life of Napoleon Bonaparte, the territories that he conquered, the things that he did when he was the Emperor,etc. And finally when he died. The video was very funny!
Then the teacher has showed us a world map of the Congress of Vienna.(1814-1815) that explained the main decisions made there . They created the Holy Alliance, preserve the absolutism and religion, stop revolution or democracy in Europe.
A German Confederation unified all the Germanic States ( 39 states). The United Kingdom got the control of some strategic points in different seas and oceans.
Two buffer states were created in France's borders.
Then we have watched a photo of a world map of the Holy Roman Empire and some information about Chechnya and Osetia.
At finally, we have spoken about the Sonia's experience in Finland and she has explained that you don't have to pay in the universities of Finland, and some aspects about this.
Here, I'm posting the vocabulary that we have copied:
- great uncle: tío abuelo
- to crash: aplastar
- dismissal: despido
-silent movie: película muda
-grandnewphew: sobrino nieto
Congress of Viena: Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congress_of_Vienna