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Martinique period 1

  1. 1. LA Martinique<br />By Griffin Shaw and Daniel Smith<br />
  2. 2. La Martinique<br />
  3. 3. La Geographie<br />Located in Caribbean<br />Fort de France is the capital .<br />Martinique is nicked named the island of flowers.<br />
  4. 4. La Religion<br />Since the establishment of French rule Roman Catholicism has been predominant religion of the country<br />Bahai, Jewish, and Muslim faiths have also migrated into the country.<br />
  5. 5. La Langue<br />The official language of Martinique is French. <br />French is used for its government, schools, newspapers, and media.<br />The spoken language is Creole.<br />
  6. 6. L’héritage<br />About 5 percent of the population in Martinique hail from France.<br />Only about 2,500 Martinicans on the island are direct descendants of the original French settlers.<br />They are called békés<br />
  7. 7. La Danse<br />Zouk Dance<br />The main dance of this island is zouk.<br />Angolan Kizomba, and Cape Verdean Cola-zouk dance style. The music was developed directly from zouk.<br />
  8. 8. Zouk Love (Traditional way) <br />French Caribbean way (Antilles/Haiti).<br />French-speaking Africa way.<br />
  9. 9. Zouk-Lambada<br />Lambazouk or Lambada is dance style (or a variation of it) danced to Zouk music.<br />
  10. 10. Brazilian Zouk<br />Brazilian zouk is a Brazilian version of Zouk dancing using French Caribbean, Portuguese Cape Verdean and other Zouk-like rhythmic music.<br />
  11. 11. Mont Pelée<br />In 1902 the volcano erupted<br />It is now dubbed the worst volcanic disaster of the 20th century. <br />The eruption killed about 30,121 people. <br />Most deaths came from the city of Saint-Pierre which was at that time the largest city in Martinique.<br />The eruption left only two survivors <br />One survived because he was in a poorly ventilated, dungeon-like jail cell. <br />The other lived on the edge of the city, and escaped with severe burns.<br />
  12. 12. Mont Pelée<br />
  13. 13. Les Animaux<br />There are relatively few kinds of animals on the island. <br />The mongoose was introduced in the 19th century in the hope of eliminating the deadly rat-tailed viper, but the plan failed.<br />There are also manicons (a kind of opossum), wild rabbits, wild pigeons, turtledoves, and ortolans on the island.<br />Ortolans small birds that are often netted and fattened as a table delicacy.<br />
  14. 14. La Nourriture<br />Créole cuisine is a delicious mélange of French, African and Indian influences. <br />Exotic seasonings ignite fresh seafood and poultry in prized recipes handed down from generation to generation. <br />Local fruits, vegetables and beverages add to the wonderful flavors. <br />
  15. 15. Le Sport<br />The main sports of this island are rugby and soccer.<br />They haven’t won anything in a while.<br />
  16. 16. Review<br />Where is Martinique located?<br /><ul><li>Located in Caribbean</li></ul>What is the largest volcano on the island?<br /><ul><li>Mont Pelée</li></ul>What is the spoken language?<br /><ul><li>Creole</li></ul>What is the main dance of the island?<br /><ul><li>Zouk</li></ul>What was the mongoose supposed to kill?<br /><ul><li>The rat tailed cobra</li></li></ul><li>Review<br />What are ortolans?<br /><ul><li>Small birds that are often netted and fattened as a table delicacy</li></ul>What is the largest sport on the island?<br /><ul><li>Soccer or Rugby</li></ul>What is the largest religion?<br /><ul><li>Roman Catholicism</li></ul>What is the recipe we cooked?<br />What is the percent of the population hail from France?<br /><ul><li>5%</li>