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Proud Chapters in French History

Guess the moments in history that do France honor.
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Last updated: May 30, 2020
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At Gergovia, Gallic forces defeat the legions of this Roman general
Julius Caesar
During the 17th and 18th century, this royal palace outisde of Paris becomes a symbol of opulence and inspires other constructions
Versailles
This 18th century movement, marked by intellectual progress, is centered in France
The Enlightenment
The French Academy of Sciences introduces this basic unit of length
Meter
This artifact, a key in deciphering hieroglyphics, is discovered amid Napoleonic campaigns
Rosetta Stone
1805 site at which outnumbered Napoleon beats Russians and Austrians, in what is sometimes called "Three Emperors Battle"
Austerlitz
Name the three components of France's national motto, originating in the French Revolution and adopted in 1870
Liberté
Egalité
Fraternité
Impressionism, modernism and Moulin Rouge rule this golden era that roughly coincided with late Victorianism
Belle Époque
Pierre de Coubertin revives this sports competition
Olympic Games
This general and former Resistance leader founds the Fifth Republic
Charles de Gaulle
This player scores twice to secure France's first World Cup win
Zinédine Zidane
France refuses to join the United States in this embarrassing 2003 conflict
Iraq War
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