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2. Womens Vote And France


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2. Womens Vote And France

  1. 1. Women Suffrage <ul><li>Women want to vote like men </li></ul><ul><li>Seneca Falls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meeting in New York that produced a document that was similar to the Declaration of Independence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Women Social and Political Union (WSPU) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More militant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hunger strikes </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Democracy in France <ul><li>Napoleon III released from Prussia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exile in Britain for rest of life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Need a Government </li></ul><ul><li>Paris Commune </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Takes control of the capital in 1871 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clash with military </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20,000 Parisians die in block by block fighting </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Democracy in France <ul><li>The Third Republic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finally in 1875 a new constitution is put into place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dozens of political parties and country remained divided </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Dreyfus Affair <ul><li>Dreyfus is a Jewish military officer </li></ul><ul><li>Accused of selling secrets to the Germans </li></ul><ul><li>Sentenced to life in prison based on false testimony </li></ul><ul><li>Other officers framed him </li></ul>
  5. 5. Dreyfus Affair <ul><li>Why would the other officers want to frame him? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anti-Semitism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prejudice against Jews </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Emile Zola </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writes J’accuse! Which exposes the framing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Eventually released </li></ul>
  6. 6. Anti-Semitism <ul><li>Pogroms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organized violence against Jews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobs would beat, kill, and rob Jewish individuals in Russia and other countries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Zionism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The belief that Jews should have their own state in Palestine where they can be safe from such persecution </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Current Events Discussion <ul><li>Palestinian and Israeli Conflict </li></ul><ul><ul><li>West Bank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gaza Strip </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Iran and Israeli </li></ul><ul><li>United States and Israel </li></ul>
  8. 12. Israel and War <ul><li>Israel’s War of Independence in 1948 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invaded by Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fighting for Existence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sinai Campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Six Days War </li></ul><ul><li>Yom Kippur War </li></ul><ul><li>Operation Peace for Galilee </li></ul>