L'Italia Bella My Culture Heritage Presentation By Tj Luma ANR 310 Fall 2004
Italia: location
Italia: location
Nuttin but the facts <ul><li>Italy has the fifth-highest population density in Europe--about 200 persons per square kilome...
Italia: The language <ul><li>Member of the Romance languages  </li></ul><ul><li>Language with the most numerous dialects. ...
Italia: The language  <ul><li>Che cosa è in su? </li></ul><ul><li>L'italiano è una lingua bella . </li></ul><ul><li>“ Una ...
Italia:  A Short History <ul><li>Was not always the United Italy that we know today </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feudal states </...
Italia: A Short History <ul><li>Unrest in the New Kingdom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Socialist outbreak, debt, illiteracy to na...
Italia: A Short History <ul><li>In 1922, Benito Mussolini came to power and, over the next few years, eliminated political...
Italia:  Where my family is from
Journey to the United States
In the United States
Old World Traditions in the New World
Italian Agriculture <ul><li>http://www.inea.it/pdf/itaco2003ing.pdf </li></ul>
Italia Today <ul><li>Italians are warm, welcoming people who enjoy sharing the pleasures of life with others: a comforting...
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L'Italia Bella

  1. 1. L'Italia Bella My Culture Heritage Presentation By Tj Luma ANR 310 Fall 2004
  2. 2. Italia: location
  3. 3. Italia: location
  4. 4. Nuttin but the facts <ul><li>Italy has the fifth-highest population density in Europe--about 200 persons per square kilometer (490 per sq. mi.). </li></ul><ul><li>Minority groups are small, the largest being the German-speaking people of Bolzano Province and the Slovenes around Trieste. Other groups comprise small communities of Albanian, Greek, Ladino, and French origin. </li></ul><ul><li>Immigration has increased in recent years, however, while the Italian population is declining overall due to low birth rates. </li></ul><ul><li>Although Roman Catholicism is the majority religion--85% of native-born citizens are nominally Catholic--all religious faiths are provided equal freedom before the law by the constitution. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Italia: The language <ul><li>Member of the Romance languages </li></ul><ul><li>Language with the most numerous dialects. </li></ul><ul><li>Italian peninsula, southern Switzerland, San Marino, Sicily, Corsica, northern Sardinia, and on the northeastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, as well as in North and South America. </li></ul><ul><li>Direct offspring of the Latin spoken by the Romans and imposed by them on the peoples under their dominion </li></ul>
  6. 6. Italia: The language <ul><li>Che cosa è in su? </li></ul><ul><li>L'italiano è una lingua bella . </li></ul><ul><li>“ Una giornata senza riso è una giornata sprecata.&quot; </li></ul>
  7. 7. Italia: A Short History <ul><li>Was not always the United Italy that we know today </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feudal states </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Napolean 1796- 1814 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Austria </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1861- the Kingdom of Italy was proclaimed. Only Venetia and Rome were not included in the new state (the former was added in 1866 and the latter in 1870). </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Italia: A Short History <ul><li>Unrest in the New Kingdom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Socialist outbreak, debt, illiteracy to name a few reasons </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Italia: A Short History <ul><li>In 1922, Benito Mussolini came to power and, over the next few years, eliminated political parties, curtailed personal liberties, and installed a fascist dictatorship termed the Corporate State. </li></ul><ul><li>1941, Italy--with the other Axis powers, Germany and Japan--declared war on the United States and the Soviet Union. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>World War I in 1914, Italy remained neutral for almost a year while the government negotiated with both sides. In 1915, Italy finally joined the Allies, after having been promised territories that it regarded as &quot;Italia irredenta&quot; (un-liberated Italy). </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Italia: Where my family is from
  11. 11. Journey to the United States
  12. 12. In the United States
  13. 13. Old World Traditions in the New World
  14. 14. Italian Agriculture <ul><li>http://www.inea.it/pdf/itaco2003ing.pdf </li></ul>
  15. 15. Italia Today <ul><li>Italians are warm, welcoming people who enjoy sharing the pleasures of life with others: a comforting meal, an inspiring sunset, and a clever joke. </li></ul><ul><li>Italy offers delights ranging from fine wines and exceptional cuisine to high art and great historical sites </li></ul><ul><li>My experience there… </li></ul>

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