The Statue of Liberty that is in France is identical to the one that sits in New York. The Statue was sent over from France. It symbolizes the alliance between the two countries. The French have nicknamed it the Laboulaye Lady
1889 · World Expo at Paris With the Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower was built the year before the World Expo. During the World Expo in Paris the Eiffel Tower was revealed to the world. It was also during the expo that the Tower was lit up for the first time.
1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason
The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.