Thesis 1- France was one of the best absolutist because Louis XIV was long regarded as the best example of an absolutist in the 17th century. The way he ran his court was imitated throughout Europe. French culture, language, and manners reached into all levels of European society. French diplomacy and wars dominated the political affairs of Europe.
The French Tricolour.(French National). The three colours are occasionally taken to represent the three elements of the revolutionary motto, liberté (freedom: blue), égalité (equality: white), fraternité (brotherhood: red); this symbolism was referenced in Krzysztof Kieślowski's three colours film trilogy, for example.
Flag of France.svg. The flag of Saint Barthélemy is the French tricolor. This is because Saint Barthélemy is a self-governing overseas collectivity of France. An unofficial flag of Saint-Barthélemy consisting of the island's coat of arms centered on a white field is also used on the island.
A drop of water reflects the campaign poster of newly elected president Francois Hollande and a map of France emblazoned with the colours of the French flag. (Getty Images)
City Hall changed its lights top project the flag of France , Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in San Francisco, Calif. Paris was rocked by a string of deadly attacks that left more than 100 dead. Photo: Santiago Mejia, Special To The Chronicle