The History of Paris

Paris occupe un endroit très spécial dans le acquis culturel du monde: tous les hommes et femmes, partout ou ils viennent de, découvrent un petit morceau de leur imagination ici, quelque chose comme une résidence secondaire.T voici Paris de l’histoire: le site a ;t; habit; depuis des temps de Paleolithic. La ville a cru d’une ile sur la seine arrangée par une tribu gallique, le Parisii (2ème siècle B.C.), par conséquent son nom.
The city of Paris, in France, probably has the greatest single history of any city in the world today. Culturaly as well as historically, Paris has always been a beautiful city with many different monuments with many different origins.Icons such as the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe have stood erect for many centuries and are a beacon in Paris’ long, and turbulent history.Founded on the island where a natural north-south highway crosses the Seine River, some 233 miles (375 kilometres) upstream from the river mouth on the English Channel, Paris, is over 2,000 years old. One of the most troubled times in French and Parisian history is the French Revolution which, although mainly undertaken in Paris, spanned across the entire country and effected many other nations as well.
The French Revolution was an exciting, dramatic, and violent episode in western history. The rise of the middle class, the use of the guillotine, the fall of monarchy, the outbreak of European warfare, the growing role of women, and the harsh realities of mob violence all contributed to making this episode truly significant and memorable.
By 1789 the French Government of Louis XVI was in trouble. Significant discontent was evident throughout the country. Intellectuals were dissatisfied with the scope of absolutist controls, the bourgeoisie was antagonized by the excessive financial burdens that fell upon them, the peasants decri

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