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July 16th 2009
The Most Common Phrase I Use! Bastille Day!!! The biggest day on the French calender. A national holiday to celebrate the becoming of a republic (like America's 4th Of July), named after the day when the French revolutionaries stormed the Concergierie gaining access to thousands of guns but no ammunition. Armed with these, they then stormed the Bastille, a jail which at the time ... read more
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French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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