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American ways European eyes course

this is a presentation for a course of 1. my favourite US president: George Washington 2. my favourite american film: Night on earth by Jim Jarmush 3. my favourite american musician: Louis Armstrong
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Lévai Balázs

on 19 April 2010

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Transcript of American ways European eyes course

5 taxis
5 cities
1 night written &
directed by
Jim Jarmusch
1991
Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971) nicknamed Satchmo, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana. lived 1732-1799
1st president of the US (1789-1797)
commander of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War from 1775 to 1783 Things you may know... and what you may not.. He was the only Founding Fathers to free his slaves
He as the only president who did not live in Washington D.C.
The nation's capital, along with 1 state, 31 counties and 17 cities are named in his honor.
As a farmer, Washington grew marijuana on his farm and promoted it's growth.
Washington's 2nd inaugural address was the shortest ever delivered - 135 words. american ways european eyes Mount Rushmore National Memorial
in South Dakota
with Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln The nickname Satchmo or Satch is short for Satchelmouth (describing his embouchure). In 1932, then Melody Maker magazine editor Percy Brooks greeted Armstrong in London with "Hello, Satchmo!", and it stuck. "Father of Our Country" born in Ohio to a European-American family, 1953
he looks at America “through a foreigner’s eyes”
characterized as minimalist filmmaker


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