Essays Tagged: "Léon Blum"

To what extent can the 1936 popular front government be seen as a missed opportunity for social transformation

t to quell the growing menace of fascism, the left-wing Popular Front, led by Socialist León Blum, was elected into power. As Blum later reflected, it was a 'reflex of instinctive defence again ... n of the Popular Front.In the May 1936 legislative elections, the Popular Front, led by Léon Blum, composed of SFIO and Radical-Socialist ministers and supported by the Communist party, went in ...

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Subjects: History Term Papers > European History