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The Story of Modern France [SCM]

Short, fascinating chapters that retell the history of France in Guerber's living style. Sequel to The Story of Old France, it picks up the story around 1715 A. D. with King Louis XV.

Additional Details

Resource Type
Book
Print Status
In Print
Chapters
68
Pages
365
Suggested Grades
4th - 12th
Geographical Setting
France
Historical Setting
1715 - 1910
Publisher
American Book Company
Copyright
1910
URL
http://books.google.com/books?id=6GEAAAAAYAAJ&p...

Chapters

  • 1 The Old Monarchy
  • 2 The Minority of Louis XV
  • 3 War of the Austrian Succession
  • 4 The Misgovernment of Louis XV
  • 5 Marriage of Marie Antoinette
  • 6 Beginning of Louis XVI's Reign
  • 7 Turgot's Ministry
  • 8 The American Revolution
  • 9 The Queen's Necklace
  • 10 The Fall of the Bastille
  • 11 The Mob at Versailles
  • 12 Death of Mirabeau
  • 13 The Flight to Varennes
  • 14 Mobs Raid the Tuileries
  • 15 The King's Trial
  • 16 The King's Execution
  • 17 Story of Charlotte Corday
  • 18 The Queen Parted from Her Children
  • 19 Death of Marie Antoinette
  • 20 Many Executions
  • 21 Death of Madam Elizabeth
  • 22 Death of Robespierre
  • 23 End of the Revolution
  • 24 The Orphans of the Temple
  • 25 The Youth of Napoleon
  • 26 Bonaparte in Italy
  • 27 End of the Italian War
  • 28 Expedition to Egypt
  • 29 Bonaparte's Coup d'Etat
  • 30 The Consulate
  • 31 Second Italian Campaign
  • 32 Murder of the Duke of Enghien
  • 33 The First Empire
  • 34 The Battle of Austerlitz
  • 35 Entry into Berlin
  • 36 Death of Queen Louise
  • 37 Jerome's Marriages
  • 38 Josephine Divorced
  • 39 Napoleon's Second Marriage
  • 40 The Russian Campaign
  • 41 The Retreat!
  • 42 The Campaign of 1813
  • 43 The Campaign of 1814
  • 44 Farewells at Fontainbleau
  • 45 The Return from Elba
  • 46 The Hundred Days
  • 47 Waterloo
  • 48 Napoleon Deported
  • 49 Ney Shot
  • 50 Death of Louis XVIII
  • 51 Charles X
  • 52 Revolution of 1830
  • 53 The Orleanists
  • 54 Interesting Events
  • 55 Second Funeral of Napoleon
  • 56 The Algerian Campaign
  • 57 The Revolution of 1848
  • 58 The Second Empire
  • 59 The Italian War
  • 60 The Mexican War
  • 61 The Franco-Prussian War
  • 62 The End of the Second Empire
  • 63 The Siege of Paris
  • 64 The Commune
  • 65 Four Presidents
  • 66 The Panama Scandal
  • 67 The Dreyfus Affair
  • 68 France in Our Day

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