What Happened on July 14 Bastille Day?

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The French were angered by the monarchy and felt the need to rebel. The Bastille was a prison for political adversaries to the French king and seen as a symbol of his power. The French stormed the Bastille and burnt it to the ground. Many prisoners escaped. This was a day of total chaos in France. This day is now regarded as France's independence day.
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