Third Republic


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Third Republic

n
1. (Historical Terms) the governmental system established after the fall of Napoleon III in the Franco-Prussian War and lasting until the German occupation of 1940
2. (Historical Terms) the period during which this governmental system functioned (1870–1940)

Third′ Repub′lic


n.
the republic established in France in 1870 and terminating with the Nazi occupation in 1940.
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Di Maio, who would be the next Prime Minister, said the results represented an end to the Second Republic and the birth of the Third Republic.
The transition to the third republic under the ceiling of the Taif Agreement is natural and necessary, and the role of the GLC is fundamental and strategic in this transition.
1870: Emperor Napoleon III, nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte, was deposed and the Third Republic declared in France.
1870: Emperor Napoleon III, nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte, was deposed and the Third Republic declared in France following ignominious defeat at the Battle of Sedan in the Franco-Prussian War.
Fenby sees plenty of human frailties and political shortcomings in Third Republic politicians and policies, like colonialism.
This study explores the ideas of modernity and modernization that contributed to the Second Empire and the early Third Republic in 19th-century France and Algeria.
The fourth was enacted in 1968, in the twilight of the Third Republic, but despite attempts to move it on in 1970 and to accomplish it by 1971, it required martial law and the first assertion of decree-making powers by President Marcos to make it finally take place.
It sums up the achievements and failures of what in Polish has been called "the third republic," the original Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth being the first republic, the Polish republic between the two world wars being the second, and postcommunist arrangements being called the third.
The Sykes-Picot Agreement officially known as the Asia Minor Agreement, was a secret agreement between the governments of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the French Third Republic defining their proposed spheres of influence and control in Southwestern Asia.
1926: Lebanese Constitution, inspired by French Third Republic, is penned.
Kathryn Brown's Women Readers in French Painting 1870-1890: A Space for the Imagination provides a prolonged examination of this topic, aiming to shed light on such imagery, while revealing early Third Republic attitudes toward gender.
The conceptual premises of Explosive Narratives are that "the discourse on terror functions symbolically within a given social structure" (11)--in this case, Third Republic France; that naturalism's inclinations are "entropie," a framework opened up by David Baguley's work on that particular "vision" of naturalism; and that anarchy, by definition an unwilling participant in realist representation, challenges naturalist aesthetics.