Grenada by nawuth praivicharn 55030071

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Grenada by nawuth praivicharn 55030071

  1. 1. English for Communication 3 Nawuth Praivicharn 55030071
  2. 2. Overview • General Knowledge of Grenada • History Lesson • Grenada Festival • What to do in Grenada
  3. 3. General Knowledge
  4. 4. Grenada’s flag Keith Mitchell “Prime Minister of Grenada”
  5. 5. The location of Grenada
  6. 6. Map of Grenada St. Georges “The Capital City”
  7. 7. History
  8. 8. Occupation by the French and British
  9. 9. • The British and the French tried to take Grenada in the early 1600's • Was controlled by the French in 1652 • British took from French in 1783 • Grenada finally gaining independence in 1974.
  10. 10. An Island Revolution
  11. 11. • On March 13th, 1979, a revolution took place in Grenada • Maurice Bishop overthrew the existing government and became the Prime Minister. • Bishop was a communist and set up ties with Cuba • The government broke up into factions and a leadership dispute resulted in Bishop's murder
  12. 12. The US Invasion of Grenada
  13. 13. • US concerned about Grenada's links with Cuba • There were 1000 US medical students studying on the island and the US wanted to protect them • On October 25th, 1983, the US invaded Grenada. • By mid December, a pro-American led government was in power and the fighting was over.
  14. 14. Grenada Festival
  15. 15. Rainbow City Festival
  16. 16. • Takes place in August • the streets of Grenville, is the location for this celebration • Local arts, crafts, food, music and tours of scenic sites in the parish combine to make this a festival not to be missed.
  17. 17. Carriacou Maroon Festival
  18. 18. • Cultural and educational event on Carriacou • honoring African heritage through drumming, singing, and food. • takes place in April
  19. 19. Carnival
  20. 20. • the Caribbean's signature celebration. • the celebration occurs in August • Carnival is an exuberant, colorful event filled with costumed parades and island music.
  21. 21. What to Do in Grenada
  22. 22. • Designed by Jason de Caires Taylor • Slightly north of the capital town of St. Georges • Viewable by snorkeling or scuba diving
  23. 23. • Hike up to iconic waterfalls • Cool off underneath in the pools • Perfection both visually and for relaxation purposes.
  24. 24. • Silver award winner in the 2011 London Academy of Chocolate Awards. • Making chocolate right where the cocoa beans grow
  25. 25. • The capital of Grenada • scenic and worthy of a few mornings or afternoons of strolls
  26. 26. Conclusion
  27. 27. General Knowledge Grenada flag Keith Mitchell is The Prime Minister of Grenada Grenada is really small
  28. 28. History Occupation by the French and British An Island Revolution The US Invasion of Grenada
  29. 29. Grenada Festival Carnival Rainbow City Festival Carriacou Maroon Festival
  30. 30. What to Do in Grenada

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