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

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(i) The ideas of La Patrie (the fatherland) and Le Citoyen (the citizen) emphasized the notion of united community enjoying equal rights under a constitution. 

(ii) A new French flag, tricolour was chosen to replace the Royal Standard. 

(iii) Estates General was elected by the body of active citizens and renamed the National Assembly. 

(iv) New hymns were composed and martyrs commemorated all in the name of the nation. 

(v) A centralized system of administration was introduced, uniform laws were made for all citizens

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