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1968 French Student Riots (Grades 11-12)

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1968 French Student Riots

The protests in France in 1968 began in what month?
  1. February
  2. May
  3. July
  4. September
The protests began with students at the Nanterre branch of the University of Paris.
  1. True
  2. False
On May 6, 1968. students and teachers clashed with police outside of which university?

What were the demands of the students?

The strike and march through Paris on May 13, 1968 had over a million participants.
  1. True
  2. False
About what percentage of the French workforce was on strike by the end of May?
  1. 15
  2. 33
  3. 45
  4. 66
The                    was the name of the compromise between the French government and the trade unions that led to an increase of 35% in the minimum wage.
  1. Treaty of Paris
  2. Edict of Nantes
  3. Genelle Agreements
  4. Sorbonne Accords
On May 29, 1968, Prime Minister Pompidou fled France for Germany.
  1. True
  2. False
Protesters in Paris called for the resignation of which president of France?
  1. Georges Pompidou
  2. Charles de Gaulle
  3. François Mitterrand
  4. Pierre Mendès France
Georges Pompidou sent tanks to the suburbs of Paris.
  1. True
  2. False
De Gaulle's party suffered the largest loses of French history in the election of June 1968.
  1. True
  2. False

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