nephew of Napoleon I and emperor of the French from 1848 to 1871. He established the second french empire. He put in place better women education. He improved Frances' public health. Helped more in Domestic affairs than Foreign affairs.
Ferdinand de Lesseps
French entrepreneur, organized building the Suez Canal in Egypt. Connected the Mediterranean, Red Sea and the Indian Ocean.
He was put on the throne of Mexico by Napoleon III. He got overthrown by the Mexicans, the French sent troops to protect him, but they eventually pulled them out and left him. He was captured and shot.
The French fought with England against Russia.
(1870 - 1871) The French and Prussians fought against each other. The Prussians lead German army. The Prussians eventually won.
Otto von Bismarck
Leader of Prussia during the Franco-Prussian war.
Bismarck held a meeting with the French ambassador and the German king. He made a paper saying that the German King disrespected the French many times. The french found out about it and the Franco-Prussian war began.
Ended in (1871). It was the time that Napoleon III ruled France.
The Third Republic
They made peace with Germany by giving them two providence's (Alcas) (Loraine). They also had to pay a large amount of money to Germany. They separated the Church and State. They gave women more rights.
They where radicals that didn't want to return France to the time of Monarchy. (Communards). They where all middle class. The National Assembly sent the French army after the Communards. Around 20,000 where killed.
A group of groups. In France it was groups of political parties after the fall of the Paris Commune.
He was accused of trying to overthrow the republic. He fled from France and killed himself.
The Dreyfus affair
He was a Jewish officer that had come to the highest ranking in the French military. They accused him of spying, but wouldn't show him the evidence. They sent him to Devil's Island. They later found new evidence that said Dreyfus wasn't the spy. Bu they ignored it.(1894)
He wrote a book about the Dreyfus affair. (J'accuse). He was imprisoned for libel. They later found Dreyfus was innocent after 12 years.
Jean Elizabeth Schmahl
She created the French Union for Women's Suffrage.