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Transcript of Paris, France
In some places in France you can marry a dead person.They replace "I do" with "I did" and they take out "till death do us apart."
In Paris there's only one stop sign.They have a rule "Priht igorit droite," or the driver in the right gets to pass and you have to wait.
History of Paris
Paris is more than 2,000years old.
Paris was discovered on October 4,1958
Also, Paris is the capital of France.
Paris was conquered by Julius Caesar in 52 BC, and exited as a regional center under the Romans and in the early Middle Ages.
At age 5, Louis XIV, also known as the Sun King, becomes king of France.
By Lupe Rodriguez,Claudia Lozano & Yuli Gasca
Paris' official is French , about 88% of the populations language.
It's the second most foreign learned language , with almost 120 million students.
Fun Fact ;
Also like 3% of Paris speaks German .
Eiffel Tower History
It is located in Paris
When Gustave Eiffel's company built the Eiffel Tower, most recognized monument for the 1889, World's Fair, many regarded most beautiful and famous structure.
Fun Facts of the Eiffel Tower
A women named Erika La Tour "married" the Eiffel Tower in 2007.
The Eiffel Tower is the most visited paid monument in the world.
1,665 steps are needed to climb all the top of the Eiffel Tower.
The Eiffel Tower is used as as a giant radio antenna.
Facts of Paris and The Eiffel Tower
Millions of people climb the Eiffel Tower every year and it has had over 250million visitors since its opening.
Around 50 tons of paint are added to the tower every 7 years to protect it from rust.
Paris France Fun Facts
France is the most visited country in the wold.
It is %17.5 more visited than any other place.
It has many tourist places but the most visited are the Eiffel tower and religions cathedrals.
Paris was originally a Roman city called "Lutetia"
The French flag was plain white.
Some people say its illegal to name a pig "Napoleon" in France.
French Art ;
Art is everywhere in France , especially in Paris and other major cities.
Most artist said that Paris gave them inspiration.Some of those artist are Claude Monet,Edgar Degas & Camille Pissarro.
Since the French's religion is Catholicism , they celebrate the traditional Catholicism holidays.This includes Easter and Christmas.Victory in Europe Day on May 8 commemorates the end of hostilities in Europe in World War 2.
Bastille Day is celebrated on July 14.This is the day the Bastille Fortress in Paris was stormed by revolutionaries to start the French Revolution.
Food and wine are central to life at all
levels ,and much socializing is done around lengthy dinners.
Seventy percent of restaurants are using prepared meals instead of the culture , according to The New York Times.
A fun fact is that Potatoes used to be illegal in France between 1748 and 1772 because they thought it'll cause leprosy.
A coffee shop in Paris charges extra if you dont say "hello" and "thank you".
If you say "please" it will cost you $5.85.
If you don't say "please" it will cost you $9.65.
If you say "please" and "hello" it would cost you $1.95.
Socioeconomic - relating to - Leprosy - a disease that affects skin
Paris, France Fashion
France is the center of high-end fashion.
Designs are elegant, and sophisticated.
Paris is home to one of the largest textile industries in the world.
They work with Haute couture which is tailor made clothing, ready-to-wear, and Lingerie or lace and silk.
Clothing is elegant but until 2012 it was illegal for women to wear trousers.
Paris,France Fashion Designers
He created a luxury luggage company.
Opened the shop in 4,Rue Neuve des Capucines in Paris.
When Napoleon became the emperor of France in 1852, his wife hired Louis Vuitton.
Famous for her Little Black Dress.
She claimed everyone looked good in black.
Created a perfume called "Chanel"
She created conformable women's clothing
Famous brand today
Started trends that influenced future generations.
In 1966 Pierre Cardin started the "Space Age".
It had thight high skirts,dresses in bold, geometric shapes, and tops with cut outs and peep-hole designs