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Bastille Day

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On July 14th, 1789, French nationalists stormed France's biggest prison, the Bastille, during the French Revolution. Today in France, Bastille Day is the national independence holiday. One of the most famous events for Bastille Day is a military march down the Champs-Elysses, one of the most famous streets in the French capital city, Paris.

  1. 1. Where do crowds march on Bastille Day?
    1. a. Rue Paris
    2. b. The Champs-Elysses
    3. c. L'Etoille
  2. 2. What does Bastille Day signify?
    1. a. Prison
    2. b. Food
    3. c. Independence
  3. 3. When did French revolutionaries storm the Bastille?
    1. a. July 14th
    2. b. August 5th
    3. c. July 4th