The Constitution of the Fifth Republic: History, Development & Major Aspects


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The French Constitution was written largely by _____ and his closest advisors.

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1. One of the circumstances which led to the creation of the French Constitution was war in what country?

2. The French Constitution of the Fifth Republic was first enacted in what year?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll need to know about the Fifth Republic's Constitution in order to pass this quiz. Specifically, you'll be quizzed on the Constitution's cause and effect.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Writers of the French Constitution
  • The war that led to the Constitution's development
  • Enactment of the French Constitution
  • Branch of French government empowered by the Constitution
  • Term length of France's president

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Constitution of the Fifth Republic
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding French Constitution writers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about dates, circumstances and powers related to the development and application of the French Constitution

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called The Constitution of the Fifth Republic: History, Development & Major Aspects. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the role of a country's constitution
  • Understand the history leading to the French Constitution of the Fifth Republic
  • Recognize the Constitution's structure
  • Identify the governmental powers and limits within the French Constitution