SS - Franco-Prussian War Part 1

Using your text books, the Wawro handout and the video in class ...

1/ Summarise the development of the French army in the build up to war in 1870 - tactics, weaponry, plans, military theories, organisation or army and of state

2/ Had the Prussians adapted or changed outlook in any way from 1866?

3/ Why did war break out in 1870? What was the context of the conflict?

4/ Outline the main events of the war - early movements and battles, the battle of Sedan and the siege of Paris as specific battles, reasons for the Prussian victory

5/ What wider consequences did the war have on a/ Prussia and b/ France?

6/ What were the key factors in this conflict and were there any similarities with earlier wars?

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