What Happened on July 14 Bastille Day?


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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Bastille Day: July 14, the fall of the Bastille in 1789; medieval
The time was half past three, on the famous date of July 14, 1789. A huge, bloodthirsty mob marched to the Bastille, searching for gun powder and prisoners that had been taken by
Parisian mobs overran the Bastille, a political prison, in search of weapons to defend themselves. In doing so, they symbolically took down the repressive French monarchy.
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