History of France: from the Revolution to the First World War

Institut Catholique de Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    History of France: from the Revolution to the First World War

  • Host University

    Institut Catholique de Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    French Culture, History

  • Language Level

    Intermediate, High Intermediate

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    36
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    1 / Overall Objectives of the course:
    Acquire a basic vocabulary in History
    Better understand France and its culture
    Discover what makes the collective memory of French
     
    2 / Instructional Procedures Teacher
    The progression of the course follows the chronology.
    Homework: Vocabulary and courses to learn
     
    3 / Supports provided by the teacher: texts, maps, reports, films, paintings, comics ...
    Paying a visit to mandatory museum.
     
    4 / Summary References
    History 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)
    Textbooks
    The 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 TIMETABLE
    Theme day
    1.
    historical Reference
    The Revolution 1789
    2.
    The Revolution: 1790-1793
     
    3.
    Directory and Consulate Bonaparte
     
    4.
    Knowledge check # 1
    1 Empire
     
    5.
    Napoleon 1: defeat and exile
     
    6.
    Visit the Invalides museum
     
    7.
    Restoration
    The "Three Glorious Days"
     
    8.
    Knowledge check # 2
    The July Monarchy. The 2nd Republic Second Empire
     
    9.
    The industrial Revolution. Haussmann and Paris
     
    10.
    the Commune
     
    11.
    The 3rd Republic
     
    12.
    The symbols of the Republic
    Knowledge check # 3
     
    13.
    The good times
     
    14.
    The 1st World War (1914)
     
    15.
    The 1st World War (1915-1918) and its consequences

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.