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Social Studies Slide Show France


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Social Studies Slide Show France

  1. 1. France
  2. 2. Famous Cities in France <ul><li>Paris, Lyon, Dijon, Lille, and Strasbourg . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Paris <ul><li>Paris is the capital of France and is populated with 2,142,800 people and is visited by many people all over the world. Paris, France is the home to the Eiffel Tower, one of the most visited structures in the world. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Eiffel Tower <ul><li>Built in 1889 by Gustave Eiffel, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most visited structures in the World. Sitting in the capital of France, Paris, the tower stands at 2,000 feet tall. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The French Riviera <ul><li>Also know as the Cote d’Azur , the French Riviera is known as one of the best places visited in France. With approximately 300 days of sunshine in a year, it attracts tourist from all over the world. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Alps <ul><li>One of the most known mountain ranges in the world, The Alps, run through the east of France. Many people in France ski down the mountains. </li></ul>
  7. 7. French Clothing <ul><li>The French and American daily clothing is very similar. What woman, men and children wear varies day to day, just as it does in America. </li></ul>
  8. 8. French Food <ul><li>Similar to China, the French foods are very diverse. The French are very passionate about the taste, look and presentation of their food. </li></ul>
  9. 9. French Homes <ul><li>Just like America, homes and France are both newly built and some are from earlier in history. But both types of homes are used equally. </li></ul>
  10. 10. French Music <ul><li>France has been considered the center of European art and music. Indigenous folk music is mostly listened to and many famous composers are from France. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Café in France <ul><li>Café’s or coffee shops, are very important in a French persons life. When they go to the Café, they sit and watch the streets and people for hours. It is a relaxing time for many people in France </li></ul>
  12. 12. Arc de Triomphe <ul><li>The arch was constructed by Napoleon in 1806. It was built to symbolize his victories. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Claude Monet <ul><li>One of the most famous artist in history, Claude Monet, was born and raised in France. Famous for paintings of “water lilies,” and “Monet Sunflowers” he stands one of the best artists that has ever lived. </li></ul>
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  15. 15. Gustave Eiffel <ul><li>Famous for building one of the most visited structures in the world, Gustave Eiffel built the Eiffel Tower. He left the earth unforgotten because of what he left us, The Eiffel Tower. </li></ul>
  16. 16. France <ul><li>France is one country that is traveled to by many people all over the world. Because of its people, buildings and all around beauty, it is not surprising why it is visited so much. I hope to be able to visit France some time in my life. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Bibliography <ul><li> </li></ul>