Category Archives: Cultural

The Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles was the principal royal residence of France from 1682, under Louis XIV, until the start of the French Revolution in 1789, under Louis XVI. It is located in the department of Yvelines, in the region of … Continue reading

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Hippocrates of Kos, Greece is also known as Hippocrates II,(B) on the island of Cos, Greece between 470 and 460 BCE (D) Larissa Greece between 380 and 360 BCE However, Several different accounts of his death exist. He died, probably … Continue reading

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The Iroquois Nation and the United States Constitution Part (1)

The Iroquois Nation and the United States Constitution Part (1) The people known as the Iroquois were made up of the Mohawk, Seneca, Oneida, Onondaga, and Cayuga nations. Joined in the early eighteenth century by the Tuscarora of North Carolina, … Continue reading

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French-American writer

French-American writer He was a naturalized in New York as John Hector St. John, was a French-American writer. He was born in Caen, Normandy, France, to the Comte and Comtesse de Crèvecœur. He was born, to a family of minor … Continue reading

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Music: A chronological perspective (part 3)

Music: A chronological perspective (part 3) Giuseppe Verdi conducting one of his own operas Dafne, with text by the Renaissance pastoral poet Ottavio Rinuccini. It was staged in Corsi’s palazzo during the pre-Lenten carnival of 1597-1598. The text, divided into … Continue reading

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THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FRENCH IN QUÉBEC AND FRANCE It can be said that Metropolitan (or Standard European) and Québec (or Canadian) French, while both rooted in early modern Classical French, are two completely distinct varieties of French. While even a … Continue reading

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The French Canadians and the Franco American (part 1)

The French Canadians and the Franco American {part1} (Prejudice and emigration). From the beginnings of the loss of North America at The Plains of Abraham, also known as the Battle of Quebec, 1759 was a pivotal battle in the Seven … Continue reading

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Octave Crémazie

Octave Crémazie Born: April 16, 1827, Quebec City baptized Claude-Joseph-Olivier Died: 1879, Le Havre, France.Octave Crémazie Born: April 16, 1827, Quebec City baptized Claude-Joseph-Olivier Died: 1879, Le Havre, France He was a French Canadian poet and bookseller born in Quebec … Continue reading

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The Arawak

The Arawak are a group of indigenous peoples of South America and of the Caribbean. Specifically, the term “Arawak” has been applied at various times to the Lokono of South America and the Taíno, who historically lived in the Greater … Continue reading

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France Quebec Political relations

France Quebec Political relations France has had “direct and special relations” with Quebec, based on historical, cultural and economic ties, since the 1960’s. The General Delegation of Quebec, which has been in Paris since 1961, and the French Consulate-General in … Continue reading

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