Analyse the measures and practices introduced by the French revolutionaries to create a sense of collective identity amongst the French people

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Measures and practices introduced by the French revolutionaries for collective identity:

  • The ideas of LA PATRIE and LECITOYEN emphasized.
  • A new French flag, the tricolor was chosen.
  • The Estate General was elected by the active citizens.
  • The elected body of citizen renamed as National Assembly.
  • New hymns were composed.
  • Oaths were taken.
  • Martyrs commemorated.
  • A centralized administrative system was implemented.
  • Formulated uniform laws.
  • A uniform system of weights and measures were adopted.
  • French became the common language of the nation.