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Elected President of second French republic after abdication of Louis Philippe; took title of Napoleon III

Louis Napoleon

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term to describe France from 1848-1851

Second French Republic

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term to describe France from 1851 to 1870 under Napoleon III

Second French Empire

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re-built many sections of Paris under Napoleon III

Baron Georges Haussmann

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completed with French capital ($) in 1869; connected Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea

Suez Canal

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A socialist govt that took control of Paris in the aftermath of defeat in the Franco-Prussian War (1870)

Paris Commune

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term to describe France from 1870 to 1940

Third French Republic

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controversy in which a Jewish French army officer was falsely accused of selling military secrets to the Germans

Dreyfus Affair

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French realist writer who wrote J'Accuse, helping to exonerate Alfred Dreyfus

Emile Zola

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war caused by a religious dispute between Catholics and Orthodox Christians over Holy Land; exposed Russia's military and economic backwardness

Crimean War

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term for crumbling Ottoman Empire

Sick Man of Europe

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Russian tsar who emancipated Russia's serfs

Alexander II

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Russian Finance Minister that oversaw Russian economic development in 1890s; railroads and tariffs

Sergei Witte

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Alexander III's attempt to repress local customs and languages

Russification

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organized attacks on Jewish settlements

pogroms

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the only area of the Russian Empire in which Jews were permitted to live

Pale of Settlement

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war which resulted in Russian defeat; catalyst for Russian modernization

Russo-Japanese War of 1905

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leader of Young Italy nationalist movement

Giuseppe Mazzini

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leader of radical Red Shirts; he was heir to Mazzini's radical nationalist movement; gave in to liberals from north

Giuseppe Garibaldi

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papal bull that said pope and Church were infallible

Syllabus of Errors

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