Directions: Answer the following questions as you watch the video, Marie Antoinette: The Tragic Queen.
How old was Marie Antoinette when she married Louis XVI? _________ How old was she when she became queen? _________
Marie Antoinette was the fifteenth daughter of Austrian Hapsburg Empress _________________.
Marie Antoinette loved music and even met the great composer ____________, who was also a child, in Vienna, Austria where it is said that he proposed to her.
King Louis XV, Louis XVI’s grandfather, died of the disease ____________ in 1774.
Marie Antoinette is said to have uttered the damaging sentence, “Let them eat ___________,” though she never really said it in response to a bread shortage in France in 1770s.
True or False: Marie Antoinette often treated King Louis XVI poorly and even was known to set the clocks forward an hour to get rid of him.
True or False: Marie Antoinette’s brother Joseph II, Emperor of Austria, detested her and viewed her as a liability to Austria’s ambitions of cementing an alliance with France.
True or False: Finally, in 1778, after eight years of marriage, Marie Antoinette finally gave birth to the grandson her Austrian mother had always wanted.
A 1783 portrait of Marie Antoinette did further damage to her image as queen among the French people because she was dressed in a loose-fitting gown of cotton linen and not the traditional tighter fitting dress made of __________.