A Short History of France eBook

Mary Platt Parmele
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 150 pages of information about A Short History of France.

CHAPTER XII.

  Edict of Nantes
  Ravaillac
  Louis XIII. 
  Regency of Maria de’ Medici
  Richelieu
  The Fronde

CHAPTER XIII.

Louis XIV.  Four Great Wars Revocation of Edict of Nantes A Victorious Coalition Death of Louis XIV.  Louis XV.

CHAPTER XIV.

  John Law
  Life at Versailles
  Marriage of Dauphin
  Unseen Currents
  Approaching Crisis
  Death of Louis XV.

CHAPTER XV.

  Louis XVI. 
  American Revolution
  Turgot
  Necker
  States-General Summoned
  National Assembly
  Destruction of Bastille
  Revolution
  Lafayette
  Varennes
  The Temple
  Triumphant Jacobins
  Execution of the King
  Charlotte Corday
  Execution of Queen
  Fate of the Dauphin
  Girondists
  Philippe Egalite
  Revolution Ended

CHAPTER XVI.

  France a Republic
  Napoleon Bonaparte
  Breaking Chains in Italy
  Campo Formio
  Campaign in Egypt
  An Empire
  Rapid Steps from Toulon to Versailles
  A New Map of Europe
  Maria Louisa
  Moscow
  Leipsic
  Elba

CHAPTER XVII.

  Louis XVIII. 
  Return of Napoleon
  Waterloo
  St. Helena
  Bourbon Restoration
  Charles X.
  Louis Philippe
  Revolution
  Second Republic
  Louis Napoleon

CHAPTER XVIII.

  Second French Republic
  The Coup d’Etat
  Napoleon III. 
  A “Liberator” in Italy
  Peace of Villafranca
  Suez Canal
  An Empire in Mexico
  Franco-Prussian War
  Sedan

CHAPTER XIX.

  Third French Republic
  The Commune
  The Germans in Paris
  Reconstruction from Thiers to Loubet
  Affaire Dreyfus
  Law of Associations
  Separation of Church and State
  Conference at Algeciras
  Election of M. Fallieres
  Conclusion

Sovereigns and Rulers of France

Index

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Gambetta, proclaiming the Republic of France . . . Frontispiece

Coronation of Charlemagne

Burning of Joan of Arc at Rouen, May 30, 1431

Napoleon at the Battle of Rivoli, January 14, 1797

Josephine crowned Empress, December 2, 1804,
  in Notre Dame Cathedral

The Revolution of July 28, 1830

A SHORT HISTORY OF FRANCE.

CHAPTER I.

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