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France adopt a_country_powerpoint
France adopt a_country_powerpoint
France adopt a_country_powerpoint
France adopt a_country_powerpoint
France adopt a_country_powerpoint
France adopt a_country_powerpoint
France adopt a_country_powerpoint
France adopt a_country_powerpoint
France adopt a_country_powerpoint
France adopt a_country_powerpoint
France adopt a_country_powerpoint
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    • 1. France
      By Ryan Dube
    • 2.
      • The French flag was designed by Jacques- Louis David in 1790.
      • 3. The flag design came from the Paris militia that played a role in the storm of Bastille. The colors of their uniforms were red and blue and the white was later added to create a tricolored flag.
      Current flag of France
    • 4.
      • France is bordered by Spain, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, Switzerland, the English Channel, and the Atlantic Ocean.
      • 5. France is divided into 22 different regions.
      • 6. France is a member of the European Union along with many of it’s neighbors.
      Outline of France
    • 7.
      • The Eiffel Tower was designed by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World’s Fair and was supposed to be taken down shortly afterwards.
      • 8. The Eiffel Tower is a lattice work of iron that stands 1063 feet high.
      • 9. The top of the tower contains a weather station and radio broadcast stations.
      The Eiffel Tower at night
    • 10.
      • Construction of the cathedral concluded in 1345.
      • 11. The cathedral was vandalized in the French Revolution and most religious imagery was lost.
      • 12. The exterior arch supports were included because of interior stress fractures.
      The Notre Dame Cathedral
    • 13. The Champs Elysees
      • The arch was created by Napoleon Bonaparte I.
      • 14. The arch was to signify many of Napoleon’s victories during his rule as emperor of France.
      • 15. The avenue of Champs Elysees runs for 2 kilometers and shops rent for 1.5 million dollars for 1100 sq. feet of space.
      • The cemetery contains almost 10,000 American solders who died on D-Day and the ensuing campaigns.
      • 16. The cemetery is maintained by the US and is located on a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach.
      The Normandy American Cemetery
      • A plaque containing the names of over 1500 Americans who died but were never recovered is located here.
    • Le Louvre Museum
      • The museum opened in 1793 with 537 paintings. It is now one of the largest museums in the world.
      • 17. Le Louvre is home to Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa painting.
      • 18. The building is part of an ancient fortified palace. The museum has been remodeled and expanded many times.
    • Versailles Chateau
      • The palace has over 67,000 square meters of floor space.
      • 19. Versailles has 700 rooms and 2153 windows.
      • 20. Before Versailles was a palace it was a small country village.
      • 21. Court was established in Versailles in 1682.
      • 22. The palace was home to the French leadership from 1682 until 1789.
      • 23. Versailles has over 700 separate staircases.
      • 24. The collection of paintings in the chateau is over 6000.
      • The castle was constructed before the 8th century A.D. and is still standing.
      • 25. The population of the island is 41 people.
      • 26. The castle is located off the coast of Normandy and is currently connected to the mainland through a narrow land bridge that is soon to be demolished and replaced with a bridge.
      Mont St. Michael Castle
    • 27.
      • The team played it’s first match in 1904.
      • 28. France is one of 8 countries to have earned a World Cup which they did in 1998.
      • 29. The French team is rivals with Italy, who beat them in the 2006 finals, and occasionally England and Germany.
      • 30. The team is the only other team besides Argentina to have won all three major FIFA titles.
      The French National Soccer Team
    • 31.
      • Le Tour de France was first staged in 1903.
      • 32. The course changes every year and ends in Paris, France.
      • 33. Lance Armstrong has won 7 tours all in a row.
      • 34. The race is broken down into daily stages.
      • 35. The winner after each stage must wear a yellow jersey.
      • 36. The course spans 3600 kilometers and lasts three weeks.
      Le Tour de France Logo
    • 37. French Bull Fighting
      • The other style is course landaise.
      • 38. The French government attempted to ban bull fighting do to the number of fatalities.
      • 39. Bull fighters train from when they are in their teens.
      • 40. There are two different types in France.
      • 41. One style is corridas.
      • Napoleon was the only emperor of France and ruled from 1804 to 1815.
      • 42. He introduced the Napoleonic Code which is still being partially used today.
      • 43. Napoleon was one of the world’s most recognized military tactician.
      • 44. Many of his battle strategies are still in use today.
      • 45. Napoleon was not only a great military strategist but was a brilliant civil planner. He erected the French school system and did many other things to help modernize France.
      • 46. Napoleon was exiled twice by foreign forces.
      • 47. His final defeat was at the Battle of Waterloo.
      Napoleon Bonaparte
      • Napoleon was born on August 15, 1769 and died on May 5, 1821 at the age of 51.
      • The painting was created sometime in the 14th to 15th century by Leonardo da Vinci.
      • 48. Mona Lisa is a portrait of Lisa del Giocondo.
      • 49. The portrait is constructed of oil on poplar.
      • 50. Mona Lisa is considered the most famous painting in the world by most experts.
      Mona Lisa painting
    • 51.
      • France is second only to Spain in total vineyard area.
      • 52. France competes with Italy as the world’s largest wine producer.
      • 53. French wine is quite expensive internationally but is very affordable in France.
      • 54. French wine originated in the 6th century BC.
      • 55. Over 8 billion bottles of wine are produced in France alone.
      French Wine
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    • 57. Bibliography
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      (cont.)
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