Political history of France
France is characterised by numerous political trends. This article provides an overview of some of them.
Since the 1789 French Revolution, the political spectrum in France has obeyed the left–righ...
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Le Pen and Macron clash in crucial French election debate
The two contenders for the French presidency are trading insults in a head to head TV debate in a key moment of a long and bitter campaign. Centrist Emmanuel...
Happy Bastille Day! Here Are 8 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Children To Speak Français
Known to the French as "La Fête Nationale," and by the Anglicized term "Bastille Day," Tuesday marks France's independence and the 226th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortres...
Abolitionism
Abolitionism is a movement to end slavery, whether formal or informal. In Western Europe and the Americas, abolitionism was a historical movement to end the African and Indian slave trade and set slav...
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Dreyfus affair
The Dreyfus affair (French: l'affaire Dreyfus, [la.fɛʁ dʁɛ.fys]) was a political scandal that divided France from its beginning in 1894 until it was finally resolved in 1906. The affair is often s...
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Economic history of France
This is a history of the economy of France. For more information on historical, cultural, demographic and sociological developments in France, see the chronological era articles in the template to th...
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Elections in France
France is a representative democracy. Public officials in the legislative and executive branches are either elected by the citizens (directly or indirectly) or appointed by elected officials. Referend...
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Foreign relations of France
Foreign relations of the French Republic are the French government's external relations with the outside world.Located in Western Europe, France is a major European country that has played a prominent...
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French Revolution
The French Revolution (French: Révolution française) was an influential period of social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799. Inspired by liberal and radical ideas, t...
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French media
Compared to other European nations, the French are not avid newspaper readers, citing only 164 adults out of every 1000 as newspaper readers.The French press was healthiest in the aftermath of World W...
Paris Commune
The Paris Commune was a revolutionary socialist government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May 1871. Following the defeat of Emperor Napoleon III in September 1870, the French Second Empire swift...
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List of political parties in France
France has a multi-party political system, that is to say one in which the number of competing political parties is sufficiently large as to make it almost inevitable that in order to participate in t...
Racism in France
Racism is defined as the "poor treatment of or violence against people because of their race" and "the belief that some races of people are better than others." Race is defined as "a class or kind of...
Referendums in France
In France there are two types of referendum:The Constitutional Law of 23 July 2008 provides a shared initiative referendum (organized on the initiative of one-fifth of the members of Parliament, suppo...
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