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Joan Of Arc

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Joan Of Arc

  1. 1. Joan of Arc By SAH, RXN, and STN http://www.appliedlanguage.com/flags_of_the_world/large_flag_of_france.gif
  2. 2. Joan of Arc’s Biography <ul><li>Born in 1412 in a village called Domrémy </li></ul><ul><li>Died in 1431 </li></ul><ul><li>Her real name was Jeanne d’ Arc </li></ul><ul><li>She was a French peasant girl </li></ul><ul><li>Fled home in 1429 (age 17) </li></ul><ul><li>Became a heroine and a saint </li></ul>http://members.chello.nl/~l.de.bondt/JoanofArcN.jpg
  3. 3. Joan of Arc’s Accomplishments <ul><li>She convinced the French authorities of her mission to save France and was put in charge of her own army </li></ul><ul><li>Popularly acknowledged as God’s emissary </li></ul><ul><li>On May 8, 1429, Joan and her armies successfully won the English siege of Orléans </li></ul>http://www.theage.com.au/ffximage/2006/02/14/svJOAN_narrowweb__300x375,0.jpg
  4. 4. Challenges Joan of Arc faced <ul><li>Her father told her he would kill any daughter who ran away </li></ul><ul><li>She was disapproved as a relapsed person believing in and practicing religious beliefs for charges that included lying, sorcery, wearing men’s clothing, and blood thirstiness </li></ul>http://www.battleloremaster.com/images/background/joan.jpg
  5. 5. Interesting Facts <ul><li>She left her home in 1429 and put on men’s clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Had three older brothers; Jacquemin, Jean, and Pierre </li></ul><ul><li>She was tied up and burnt at the Stake </li></ul><ul><li>Fleur de lis = symbol of the French monarchy </li></ul><ul><li>She was attacked and captured at the city of Jargeau </li></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Héraldique_meuble_Fleur_de_lys_lissée.svg
  6. 6. Pictures of Joan of Arc http://www.maidofheaven.com/maid_assets/extras/lenepveustake.jpg
  7. 7. http://puffin.creighton.edu/jesuit/andre/images/Joan_of_Arc.jpg http://www.thearterysite.com/images/large-panels/St-Joan-of-Arc.jpg http://mailer.fsu.edu/~akirk/tanks/france/JofArc-2.JPG http://www.nndb.com/people/635/000055470/joan-of-arc.jpeg
  8. 8. Map of France http://xenophongroup.com/montjoie/orlmap3b.gif
  9. 9. Thank you for watching our presentation Any Questions?

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