History of France: from the Revolution to the First World War
Institut Catholique de Paris
Area of Study
French Culture, History
Intermediate, High Intermediate
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
Overview1 / Overall Objectives of the course:Acquire a basic vocabulary in HistoryBetter understand France and its cultureDiscover what makes the collective memory of French2 / Instructional Procedures TeacherThe progression of the course follows the chronology.Homework: Vocabulary and courses to learn3 / Supports provided by the teacher: texts, maps, reports, films, paintings, comics ...Paying a visit to mandatory museum.4 / Summary ReferencesHistory of France, Larousse (2005)Revolution, Consulate, Empire (1789-1815), J. Biard (Belin)The Unfinished Revolution (1815-1870), S. Aprile (Belin)The imagined Republic (1870-1914), V. Leclerc (Belin)The Great War (1914-1945), N. Beaupre (Belin)TextbooksThe century of revolutions 1789-1889, SCEREN DVD (2009)Paris, a capital in history, SCEREN DVD (2005)5 / Rating:3 ratings controls classroom knowledge. (75%)class presentation (25%)The inspections relate to historical knowledge and vocabulary specific to the course.The presence on the table controls is required to obtain the certificate.PROVISIONAL TIMETABLETheme day1.historical ReferenceThe Revolution 17892.The Revolution: 1790-17933.Directory and Consulate Bonaparte4.Knowledge check # 11 Empire5.Napoleon 1: defeat and exile6.Visit the Invalides museum7.RestorationThe "Three Glorious Days"8.Knowledge check # 2The July Monarchy. The 2nd Republic Second Empire9.The industrial Revolution. Haussmann and Paris10.the Commune11.The 3rd Republic12.The symbols of the RepublicKnowledge check # 313.The good times14.The 1st World War (1914)15.The 1st World War (1915-1918) and its consequences
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