50 years after May 68

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The May 68 movement is still being talked about more than 50 years after its conclusion. But what exactly is this movement? What was his goal? What are these greatest achievements? Was it an isolated movement?
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“A little over 50 years ago, on March 20, 1968, in Nanterre, a group of students occupied a university hall as a sign of solidarity with the students arrested during a demonstration against the Vietnam War. Two days later, these students formed the March 22 Movement and this gesture has been generally considered since the beginning of the events of May 1968 in France. As is often the case in history, one can still be astonished by the disproportion between the size of the inaugural event and the magnitude of the sequence of events. "

Source: The duty, May 2, 2018

“We only talk about that, to the chagrin of the participants in the traditional May Day procession and its organizers: the violence. Damage, burnt cars, throwing projectiles, demonstrators forced to turn around: the Parisian parade was quickly disrupted on Tuesday, sparking strong criticism, particularly political, on the management of the event by the authorities. What are we talking about ? What is the extent of the damage? Who says what ? "The Obs" takes stock. "

Source: The Obs, May 2, 2018


Your challenge

Have you ever heard of the events of May 68? Test your knowledge on the subject through this quiz. You can look for more information on the web to learn more.


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