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Posted by Sara on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 6:58pm.

Discuss the significance of the following to the french Revolution:

a)the Bastille
b)the c o c k a d e
c)the Marseillaise

The Bastille was a former fortress-prison in Paris, France which was built between 1370 and 1383. It was in use a prison and became a central point in the French Revolution. It was known as Bastille Saint-Antoine.

The C o c k a d e was a rosette and or ribbon worn as a badge, typically on a hat. The Black c o c k a d e represented Anti-revolutionary aristocracies. The Green c o c k a d e represented the color of hope. The Tricolor c o c k a d e represented the symbol of the Revolution, shortly after the Bastille fell. The white
c o c k a d e represented French aremy or Royalist.

the Marseillaise was the french National anthem written in Stasbourg in 1792 by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, a captain in the French revolutionary army. Its original name was "War song of the army of the Rhine" Its present name derives from its poularity with army units from Mersialles, the first to sing it in Paris.

please add anything I'm missing,thanks.

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