The iconic battle of the French Revolution was "The Storming of the Bastille". The battle happen because King Louis made a mistake of ordering troops to Paris and Versailles, because of this, the citizen and the National Assembly was scared that the King was planning to use violence to end the meetings. With this happening, the French citizen and the National Assembly wanted to arm themselves. On July 14, 1789, a mob of Paris citizens went to an ancient prison called the Bastille, trying to find weapons to arm themselves. After trying to work things out, the officers and the citizen fought, ending with the commanders head on a stick.