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  • 1. By: John Jankowski and Hunter
  • 2. <ul><li>Quebec is located on the Eastern side of Canada </li></ul><ul><li>It is next to the provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Nunavut. </li></ul><ul><li>It also borders the U.S.A. </li></ul><ul><li>The capital city is Quebec City </li></ul>
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  • 4. <ul><li>On July 3, 2008 Quebec celebrated its 400 th anniversary </li></ul><ul><li>The French explorer Samuel de Champlain founded Quebec </li></ul><ul><li>During the 17 th and 18 th centuries Quebec was the center of New France </li></ul><ul><li>Quebec City was under French rule from 1608 to 1759 </li></ul><ul><li>In 1759 England won the battle of The Plains of Abraham and took control of Quebec </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>French and English are both used in the Quebec government </li></ul><ul><li>Over 80% of people in Quebec speak French as a primary language </li></ul><ul><li>English is also spoken in Quebec </li></ul><ul><li>The language has stayed the same since the 17 th century in Quebec because it is surrounded by English speaking provinces </li></ul>
  • 6. <ul><li>Dances in Quebec include traditional group, couple, and solo dancing as well as jazz, ballet and modern dancing. </li></ul><ul><li>The Catholic clergy of Quebec often used social and moral influence to ban dancing in many towns and villages. </li></ul><ul><li>There are also carnivals in Quebec where people play games, sing, and dance </li></ul>
  • 7. <ul><li>Poutine is a local specialty made of french fries, gravy and melted cheese curds </li></ul><ul><li>Tarte au Sucre is a sugar pie and is also a local specialty </li></ul><ul><li>Soupe aux Pois, Tourtiere, Pate Chinois, Cretons, and Feves au lard are some other local dishes </li></ul>
  • 8. <ul><li>People in Quebec listen to all kinds of music such as rap, hip-hop, classical, jazz, and rock and roll </li></ul><ul><li>Dégénération - this is a song by the popular Quebec band Mes Aïeux </li></ul><ul><li>The main religion in Quebec is Roman Catholicism </li></ul>
  • 9. <ul><li>The most popular sport in Quebec is hockey </li></ul><ul><li>Montreal, Quebec has a NHL team called the Montreal Canadiens </li></ul><ul><li>They were founded in 1909 and predated the NHL </li></ul><ul><li>They have won 24 Stanley Cups </li></ul>
  • 10. <ul><li>Ingredients </li></ul><ul><li>2 tablespoons butter </li></ul><ul><li>2 tablespoons flour </li></ul><ul><li>2 cups beef stock </li></ul><ul><li>Salt </li></ul><ul><li>Freshly ground black pepper </li></ul><ul><li>2 pounds Idaho white potatoes, peeled and cut </li></ul><ul><li>1/2 pound fresh cheese curd </li></ul><ul><li>Directions </li></ul><ul><li>In a saucepan, over medium heat, combine the butter and flour. Stir until incorporated. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes for a dark roux. Stir in the stock. Season with salt and pepper. Bring the liquid to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium low and continue cooking for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and keep warm. Peel the potatoes and cut fries, 4 inches by 1/2-inch. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the potatoes and blanch for 4 minutes. Remove, drain and cool completely. Fry the potatoes until golden brown. Remove and drain on paper towels. Season with salt and pepper. To serve, mound the fries into the individual (16-ounce) disposable cups. Spoon the gravy over the fries and crumble the cheese. Serve immediately. </li></ul>
  • 11. <ul><li>Butter= le beurre </li></ul><ul><li>Flour= la farine </li></ul><ul><li>Beef= le boeuf </li></ul><ul><li>Salt= le sel </li></ul><ul><li>Potato= la pomme de terre </li></ul>
  • 12. <ul><li>What part of Canada is Quebec located in and what is one country it borders? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the capital of Quebec? </li></ul><ul><li>Which French explorer founded Quebec? </li></ul><ul><li>When did England win Quebec from France? </li></ul><ul><li>What two languages are used in the Quebec government? </li></ul><ul><li>What is one dish that is a local specialty? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the main religion in Quebec? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the most popular sport in Quebec? </li></ul>

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