Monday, July 14, 2008

Storm-Za Bastille!

Happy Bastille Day!

This is the day that an angry French mob stormed the Bastille, (the Royal Fortress), in Paris during the summer of 1789. Their actions sparked a revolution and signaled the first victory of the people of Paris against a symbol of the Ancien Régime. Today the French recognize their Fête National, or Bastille Day, as a day of new hope and prosperity.

Grab your baguettes and put on your best French Accent. Vive la Revolution!


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