Briefly characterize the kinds of settlements that existed around 600 B.C. along the Mediterranean coast of what is now France.

Compare the French reaction to Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky to their former president Mitterrand’s long-term extramarital relationship.

Define feudalism and relate the feudal order to the gradual expansion of the French royal domain by the Capetians.

In Au Contraire!, Asselin and Mastron write:  “The paradox between French solidarity and individualism can be summed up as follows: On a personal level, I don’t care if my cigarette smoke irritates you, but I will hold up the other end of your protest banner as we march together against the government.”  A-M, p. 49. How would a typical American react to this statement and why?

Briefly characterize the kinds of settlements that existed around 600 B.C. along the Mediterranean coast of what is now France.

Describe the French love of power. Give two examples.