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My Spanish Article

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Margaux Sellnau

on 16 December 2011

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Spain! The Languages
and Where
there spoken The
History Food From
Spain By: Margaux Sellnau Culture Fun Facts All
About Spain (cc) image by nuonsolarteam on Flickr 573AD The Visigoths conquered Spain
711 Muslims from northern Africa invaded Spain displacing the Goths 1100s Portugal gained its independence
1200s The Muslim territory had been reduced to the Kingdom of Granada
1200's The Christian territory controlled the Kingdoms of Aragon, Navarre, and Castill 1480 The Spanish Inquisition was established
1492 The Muslims of Granada were defeated 1521 Hernando Cortes conquered the Mexican Aztecs
1533 Francisco Pizarro conquered the South American Inca empire 1763 Spain lost Florida to the United Kingdom
1808 French forces led by Napoleon conquered Spain but the Spanish regained control in 1814 1914-1918 World War I - Spain remained neutral
1931The Spaniards voted for a republican form of Spanish government
1936 General Francisco Franco became the leader of the rebels and civil war ensued
1939-1945 World War II - Spain remained neutral
1982 Spain joins NATO, becoming a member of a mainstream European organization.
1995 Spain joins the European Community.
2004 Islamic terrorists strike the Atocha train station in Madrid with bombs, killing nearly 300 and precipitating a change in government.

Born: 22-Apr-1451
Birthplace: Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Spain
Died: 26-Nov-1504
Location of death: Medina del Campo, Spain
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Granada Cathedral, Granada, Spain

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Royalty This is Queen Isabella "The Moors built magnificent cities in Spain. Cordoba, in the tenth century was much like a modern metropolis. The streets were paved, and there were sidewalks for pedestrians. At night it was said that one could travel for ten miles by the light of lamps along a continuous strip of buildings. This was several hundred years before there was a paved street in Paris or a street lamp in London. The population of the city was over one million. There were 200,000 homes, 800 public schools, a number of colleges and universities, and many royal places surrounded by beautiful gardens." Once said by Phillip True Jr. Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) was an Italian explorer who sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, hoping to find a route to India (in order to trade for spices). He made a total of four trips to the Caribbean and South America during the years 1492-1504. The Spanidas mostly eat
-Cafe con leche (espresso coffee with steamed milk), -A roll and some cheese and/or jam.
-Those who do not drink coffee may have a cup of thick, rich Spanish hot chocolate and churros (a light, crisp sort of doughnut) or torrijas.
-Paella, which is a rice and seafood dish
-Tortilla espanola which is similar to a cornbread. -----Tapas is a variety of cold cut meats and cheeses usually served between lunch and supper.
-Tortilla española is a big omelette made of eggs and fried potatoes.
-Stuffed mushrooms
-Puffy Pastry Cod
-Patatas Bravas

The main language spoken in Spain is spanish, it is also the most common! Other languages are Fala. Extremaduran(unofficial) Aragonese, Astur-Leonese (unofficial)Euskera, Castilian, Catalan, Easque, and Galician.

By: H.B. http://www.typicallyspanish.com/news/publish/article_32714.shtml.B.
Title: Spanish Oddities
This story is about a person from Spain tweeting aobut a T.V. broadcaster and a former comedian and tweeting a threat to kill her!

Popular Spanish TV presenter and comedienne, Eva Hache, was forced to call in the police after receiving several tweets which threatened to kill her.
‘I’m going to the theatre and I will stab you’, ‘You won’t leave home alone today’, or simply ‘Die’ were some of the tweets she received.

The National Police and the Civil Guard both got in contact with the presenter from ‘El Club de la Comedia’ in an attempt to find out who has been sending the offending tweets. She became a follower of the National Police twitter account, which allowed the police to send her private messages, and the Guardia Civil said they were on the case, but the actress would have to make an official denuncia.

This morning it has emerged that police have arrested a man in Marbella in connection with the tweets, after the BIT, Technology Investigation Brigade identified and located a man who had sent the communications. The man was arrested on Wednesday evening by agents from the National Police station in Marbella.

Police have not released the identity of the alleged offender, but say they will give more details later and that they will do so via Twitter, as this is the media which has generated the case. Speed up to 0:32
This is a video of a male flamenco dancing. "Flamenco dancing has roots in Indian, Arabic, Spanish cultures, Flamenco dance is known for its sweeping arm movements and rhythmic feet stomping. Flamenco dancers spend a great deal of time practicing and perfecting the often difficult dance." says a reporter online.

Current Event! One Cent - 1/100 of a Euro
Two Cents - 2/100 of a Euro
Five Cents - 5/100 of a Euro
Ten Cents - 10/100 of a Euro
Twenty Cents - 20/100 of a Euro
Fifty Cents - 50/100 of a Euro
One Euro - 100/100, 1 full Euro
Two Euros - 200/100, 2 full Euros
Economy The current money
used is Euro Spain Sports
Bull Fighting
Football Free Spot- Sports All About Spain ! España es muy hermoso. Me gustaría visitar España un día. Me gusta la historia, el clima y la cultura! Todo está lleno de cosas únicas, como las corridas de toros. No creo que la tauromaquia es correcto. España tiene sol todo el día todos los días. Existe el mito de que el clima siempre es bueno en España! Thanks soo much for watching!
-Margaux Sellnau! What Spanidards eat for breakfast
Coffee and Hot Chocolate
Spanish Tortillas-
Spanish tortillas are actually a variety of omelet that typically contains no cheese or extra toppings. Packed full of peppers, potatoes, onions, herbs and spices, these thick egg based breakfasts are served as a heavier late breakfast or brunch.

Spanish breakfast is light: usually just coffee and bread.
breakfast image A Spanish breakfast is usually a light affair, consisting of a strong cup of coffee flavored with milk or thick, rich hot chocolate and some airy piece of fried or baked bread.


What Spanidards eat for dinner This is a spanish recipe of how to make octipus
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