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History 348 - History 348 Consolidation of the Third Republic 1 The Republic by Default 1871-75 2 The Constitution of the New Regime 3 The Third

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History 348 March 10, 2008 Consolidation of the Third Republic 1. The Republic by Default 1871-75 2. The Constitution of the New Regime 3. The Third Republic a. 1879-89 “Opportunistic Republic” b. 1889-99 “Conservitive Republic c. 1899-1914 “Radical Republic” Terms Thiers 1872 “The Republic will be conservative or it will not be” “Regime that divides us the lest” Forced out of office 1873 clericalism Legitimists Family Orleanists Seats split evenly Try to get Comte de Chambord in power _______________________________________________________________________ 1) The Republic by Default a) Republic Party i) On the upswing by winning elections 2) Constitution (1875) a) Vote in Constitutional Laws i) Reasons (1) Institutional Limbo (a) Needs Legitimacy for foreign affairs (b) Economic Stability ii) Constitution till 1940 (1) Universal Suffrage (a) Elect National Assembly (2) Indirect Election (a) Senate (i) 75 Lifetime appointments (1880’s this is removed) (ii) Local Politicians elect senators
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History 348 - History 348 Consolidation of the Third Republic 1 The Republic by Default 1871-75 2 The Constitution of the New Regime 3 The Third

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