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By M.E. Schmidt

In 1878 Alexandre Ribot assumed his position on the left-center of the French Chamber of Deputies. From right here he started a lifelong attempt to set up a reasonable republic established upon his belief of liberal political values. The time appeared propitious to instill lofty function into French political existence, for his access into the Chamber coincided with the consolidation of the republican regime following the hindrance of sixteen may perhaps. however the first wave of republican anti-clericalism published the fragility of Ribot's hopes. through the subsequent 40 years, successive dramatic levels in republican historical past - Boulangism, the Dreyfus Affair, separa­ tion of church and nation, the emergence of socialism, and eventually, the calls for of wartime management - may try Ribot's method of political values. Adaptive and resilient, he sophisticated his definition of liberalism in accordance with political switch and the cost that his plea for liberty and toleration had develop into in its place sanctuary for a privileged classification in French society.

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Ribot responded to this new evidence of domestic malaise by concluding that while Grevy was innocent of wrongdoing the presidential office had been tainted; therefore Grevy had to resign. Supported by Ferryists in discussions for formation of a cabinet, Ribot subordinated everything to the president's resignation, and the two men discussed its manner of presentation at length. Ribot's first serious bid for the premiership was rejected, however, because Grevy hoped secretly that the deputy would help maintain him in office.

Ribot faced the parliamentary problem of freeing the left-center from Cited in Brogan, The Development of Modern France, I, ISO. Ribot to Boucher, personal letter, 20 March 1879, Ribot MSS. 14 Le Patriote (St. Pierre-les-Calais), 27 August 1879, p. I; speech by Ribot, Chamber of Deputies, 30 June 1879, An. Ch. Dtbats, VII (16 June-3 July 1879), 265-71. 16 Le Patriote, 13 July 1879, p. J; Foissey to Ribot, personal letter, 7 December 1879, Ribot MSS. 12 13 POLITICS AS A PROFESSION, 1878-1889 the crushing embrace of groups to the right.

Marty to Ribot, personal letter, 27 February 1890, Ribot MSS. CHAPTER III MINISTERIAL POLITICS, 18go-18g5 In March 18go, Charles de Freycinet offered Ribot the post of minister for foreign affairs in his new cabinet. With the passing of the Boulangist threat, the republic appeared set upon a safer course in domestic politics, and Ribot paused only briefly before accepting his first ministerial portfolio. He realized that he would be eclipsed in the cabinet by the indispensable Freycinet as well as by Ernest Constans, minister of the interior, who had earned the reputation of political strong man for his role in harrying Boulanger into exile.

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