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La Révolution Française – The French Revolution


1. The storming of the Bastille on 14th July 1789, marked the start of the French Revolution.

2. The Revolution came about when the people overthrew the monarchy and took control of the government.

3. Bastille day celebrates the national day of France every year on 14th July.

4. The Tricolor flag – The French flag – comes from the cockades worn by the revolutionaries.

5. The Revolution lasted 5 years!

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