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  1. 1. Italy Amber Derouin
  2. 2. Top 5 Sights <ul><li>Rome – There is a historic feeling in this part of the country </li></ul><ul><li>Florence – where the renaissance were born </li></ul><ul><li>Venice – this place is all water, not only that but the only way to travel is boat </li></ul><ul><li>Cinque Terra – a breath taking sight see of a wonderful view of what Italy is about </li></ul><ul><li>Sicily- has a country feel and there are gorgeous buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Each city has its own feeling and culture: they’re all unique </li></ul>
  3. 3. All roads Lead to Rome <ul><li>At one time all roads in Italy did lead to Rome </li></ul><ul><li>This helped with trade and communication </li></ul><ul><li>All the roads led you to a place called the Coliseum </li></ul>
  4. 4. Geography <ul><li>Italy is boot shaped that is surrounded by the Mediterranean sea </li></ul><ul><li>This country also contains a lot of mountains on it’s surface </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wine <ul><li>Wine is very important in Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Most Italians drink a glass of red wine at dinner </li></ul><ul><li>1/4 of Italy’s land is covered with vineyards </li></ul>
  6. 6. Traditional Italian Foods <ul><li>‘ Nduja is a hot sausage with red peppers </li></ul><ul><li>Baccalàis codfish that has been dried and salted </li></ul><ul><li>Gnocchi is dumplings and usually fettuccini Alfredo (the dumplings are made up of potatoes and meat) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Historic Buildings <ul><li>Piazza dei Mercanti in Malin </li></ul><ul><li>The Leaning Towers of Pisa in Florence </li></ul><ul><li>Coliseum in Rome </li></ul>
  8. 8. Religions <ul><li>90 percent today are Catholics </li></ul><ul><li>Catholics in the late 1800s went to a catholic school </li></ul><ul><li>Around 200 B.C. they believed there were many gods (named after the planets) </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Golden Age <ul><li>In the Renaissance peopled traded, art become more popular and technology improved </li></ul><ul><li>People in this time period started to experiment more by draw upside down, writing books and sacrificing people and animals for God </li></ul>
  10. 10. Celebrities <ul><li>Celebrities that are Italian </li></ul><ul><li>Carolina Kostner (figure skater) </li></ul><ul><li>Sophia Loren (actor) </li></ul><ul><li>Giada De Laurentiis (cook) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Leaders <ul><li>Caesar was the leader when Italy was entering there Golden Age now the leader is an republican, Giorgio Napolitano. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Pompeii <ul><li>Mt Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD killing all </li></ul><ul><li>We know this by the city that was found and the plastered body </li></ul><ul><li>Most were killed by lava, heat and ashes but some were trampled or drowned </li></ul>
  13. 13. Animals Native to the Area <ul><li>Wild goats called muflani </li></ul><ul><li>Red deer </li></ul><ul><li>Roe deer </li></ul><ul><li>Honey Buzzards (bird) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Revolving Fashion <ul><li>Around 200 BC they were wearing white sheets draped a special way </li></ul><ul><li>Today in Sardinia there traditional clothes are red with white aprons </li></ul>
  15. 15. Bibliography <ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Italian clothes .com </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>