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Charles de Gaulle Quiz

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De Gaulle distinguished himself through his service to France during World War One. However, he was captured at what brutal battle which is called the longest of the First World War?
The First Battle of Marne
The Battle of Verdun
The Battle of Gallipoli
The Battle of Sertens

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France's official defense against the Germans effectively ended when the Germans surpassed what defensive line on the border of the two nations?
The Line of Nihil
The Renceforte Line
The Maginot Line
The Marne Line

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When Germany took over France in World War Two, de Gaulle fled to what other Allied nation?
The U.S.A.
The U.S.S.R.
The U.K.
Canada

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The Nazis established what puppet government when they conquered France?
Open France
Elsace France
The Franco Empire
Vichy France

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What was the name of the government-in-exile which de Gaulle founded to oppose the Vichy government?
France Reborn
Slumbering France
Loyal France
Free France

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What is the name of the speech that de Gaulle made shortly after landing in the U.K. fleeing the Nazi occupation?
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The Resolution of January 1st
The Feelings of My Countrymen
The May Declaration
The Appeal of 18 June

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What other French general assisted de Gaulle as they founded the French National Liberation Committee?
Henri Giraud
Tomas Dierdin
Pierre Ogden
Onstan Nashe

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De Gaulle managed to chair the Provisional Government of the French Republic starting in what year when France was liberated?
1944
1947
1949
1952

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What is the nickname of the thirty-year period of French prosperity following de Gaulle's leadership and his economic periods of dirigisme?
Le Fall-Tiers
La Discortes Thirtey
Les Trente Glorieuses
Les Bonnes Heurs

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In 1946, during a period called The Fourth Republic, de Gaulle founded what influential political party?
The Prosperity of All Party
The Commander's Legion
The Marseillaise Party
The Rally of the French People

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What is the name of this President of France who appointed de Gaulle the President of the Council of Ministers?
Rene Coty
Maxeme Olver
Edward Lule
Ceran Porter

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In 1958, de Gaulle began what period of French politics?
The Fourth Republic
The Grand Republic
The Fifth Republic
The New Republic

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When de Gaulle founded the Fifth Republic, he granted independence to what French colony nation in an effort to end a costly war?
Sudan
Algeria
Pakistan
Egypt

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De Gaulle famously voiced support for the independence of what province from the rest of Canada?
New Brunswick
Manitoba
Quebec
Ontario

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Charles de Gaulle is honored with an airport named for him located in what French city?
Paris
Nice
Lyon
Toulouse

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