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French Language

Catarina. Although he was Italian, he had a big influence on the French renaissance. He was a painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. He truly was the epitome of the “Renaissance Man”. He drew the Vitruvian Man, and the Mona Lisa. 1477 – Burgundy In 1477, the region of Burgundy became the musical center of Europe. All of the most famous French musicians were either from, or performed and practiced in Burgundy...

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Informative Speech on French Culture

I. About France A. Background info 1. Location - Most people associate French culture with Paris, which is a center of fashion, cuisine, art and architecture, but life outside of the City of Lights is very different and varies by region. Historically, the French culture was influenced by Celtic and Gallo-Roman cultures as well as the Franks, a Germanic tribe. France was initially defined as the western area of Germany known as Rhineland but it later came to refer to a territory that was known...

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The French Connection

The French Connection Daniel Cabezas CJ 101, Introduction to Criminal Justice Adrian Bordoni October 14, 2010 The French Connection New York City Cops The NYPD is one of the finest law enforcements when it comes to containing drugs, except one, heroin. The business of drugs exponentially grows to new heights every year. Around the early 70’s, heroine was being brought over to the united states at very high rates. New York City was a famous shipping ground for heroine, which made times...

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Disharmonious French Government in the Louisiana Colony

The colony of Louisiana has faced many challenges. Besides having settlements along the Gulf Coast and all along the Mississippi River, I think obtaining this colony from the French is a bad idea. The French have had nothing but trouble while trying to set up Louisiana as a colony. The French lacks consistency in governing, they sent the wrong types of settlers, there are no cash crops, and they have trouble with the Native Americans. (Sept. 17,2012). There is a lot of disharmony within the government...

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French Language

SELF ORIENTATION PROGRAMME JANUARY 2013 Introduction to the Arts in France FRENCH CULTURE AND CIVILISATION A very rich cultural heritage Architecture Literature Music Painting/Sculpture Cinema Architecture From vestiges of Roman Roman amphitheatres still in use today Lyon (Fourvière) Orange buildings e.g. many 2000 years old Roman amphithéâtres still in use today To ultra modern designs such as the Centre Pompidou in Metz Cathedrals Notre Dame de...

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french study guide

system (am or pm). (10 pts, 5 times, 2 pts each) You hear/I say : « Il est 7h35 du matin » You write 7:35 AM  Révisez l’heure + expressions pour parler de l’heure p. 118-119 B. Questions personnelles. Answer the following questions in full French sentences. (10/2/ 5 questions)  Révisez « prendre, apprendre, comprendre » p. 117, les jours de la semaine et la date pp. 135-136 + adverbes p. 99 + vocabulaire pp. 128-129 + futur immédiat p. 101 + see study guide’s section II. C. Look at the...

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Origin and Spread of Vernacular Language

vernacular language, or the language that is commonly spoken in a particular region or area, and its spread. Then we will assess and evaluate the impacts the spread of vernacular language had on cultures during this time. UNIT 2 IP Introduction I will be discussing the origins, and spread, of the vernacular language. I will also assess and evaluate the impacts the spread of the vernacular language had on the cultures during this period of time. Origins and spread of vernacular language During...

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      Canada-a product of two countries

and accepted it’s English and French double property. In 1867, when Canada was built, the proportion of English and French people occupied 91.6%. Although Canada has been colonized by French people first, English still give a huge influence on its cultures, and nowadays these two public languages are both used in Canada. Therefore, Canada should be considered as a product of two founding nations. The French-Canadian history has been last for over 150 years. The French people are not only the first...

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My country Congo

Luther King, "The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige and even his life for the welfare of others," but Congo's neighbors treat Congolese as animals. The second problem is that Congo has more than six hundred languages. French is the administrative language. This has affected the country to reach its apogee. To start with, the record of fault in work has been the daily news in Congo. For example, in province of Southern Kivu there are more than two administrative authorities has...

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Minority Rights in Canada

immigrants, standing up for statutory minorities (even non-statutory minorities), and supporting equality. However; we can only go so far to protect minorities and their rights before they infringe on the rights of the majority. The controversial language barrier (French/English divide), Racial and religious discrimination such like the aboriginal conflict and the Muslim/Anti-Terrorism acts, and gender inequality are important subjects to take a stance on. They are very controversial and all can have serious...

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