The Franco-Russian Alliance

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What date was the The Franco-Russian Alliance signed in?
1893
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In the Treaty of Frankfurt which France was forced to sign after she lost the Franco-Prussian War, what did she lose?
Alsace Lorraine and 5 billion francs.
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What feeling did France develop for Germany after this?
She hated Germany and wanted revenge for the harsh treaty given to her. This spite would carry on for years later.
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What did the New York times say about the Triple Alliance and the Franco-Russian Alliance?
'The Franco-Russian Alliance is at least as powerful as the Triple Alliance
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Why was this alliance strange?
As the autocratic Tsar would have prefered to ally with Germany, but she wasn't interested so Russia made alliances with the Republican France.
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Why was this alliance a success? (What was agreeded in the alliance)
It meant that if France was attacked by Germany or Austria-Hungary, Russia would help France stop them so it brought France out of isolation.
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In the Treaty of Frankfurt which France was forced to sign after she lost the Franco-Prussian War, what did she lose?

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Alsace Lorraine and 5 billion francs.

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What feeling did France develop for Germany after this?

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What did the New York times say about the Triple Alliance and the Franco-Russian Alliance?

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Why was this alliance strange?

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