The French Revolution: Part 1: Attacking the Bastille
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French History → French Revolution → Storming of the Bastille
The people of Paris storm the Bastille, which is a symbol of power to King Louis XVI and a symbol of tyranny to the populace. To protect his fortress, the King orders his soldiers to fire at the attackers.
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