The perceived threat from anglicisation has prompted efforts to safeguard the position of the French language in France.
As it came to an impasse, the representatives of the Third Estate formed into a National Assembly, signalling the outbreak of the French Revolution.
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It also made several important reforms (suffrage extended to women, creation of a social security system).
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At the start of the 19th century, symbolist poetry was an important movement in French literature, with poets such as Charles Baudelaire, Paul Verlaine and Stéphane Mallarmé.
Ravel's piano compositions, such as Jeux d'eau, Miroirs, Le tombeau de Couperin and Gaspard de la nuit, demand considerable virtuosity.
Another major destination are the castles (French: châteaux ) of the Loire Valley ; this World Heritage Site is noteworthy for its architectural heritage, in its historic towns but in particular its castles, such as the Châteaux d' Amboise, de Chambord, d' Ussé, de Villandry.
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155 French nuclear deterrence, (formerly known as " Force de Frappe relies on complete independence.
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Disneyland Paris is Europe's most popular theme park, with 15 million combined visitors to the resort's Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park in 2009.