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Michigan! Rome Italy! Italy is 1.19 times bigger
than Michigan Also known as il Tricolore,
January 1, 1948
June 19, 1946.
Green-country's plains, hills/ hope
White-snow capped Alps/faith
Red-blood spilt/ charity Let's take a trip to Italy!!! Italy neighbors France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. France Switzerland Austria Slovenia Italy neighbors France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. It lays in the Mediterranean Sea, the Adriatic Sea, the Ionian sea, and the Ligurian Sea. Ligurian Sea Mediterranean Sea Adriatic Sea Ionian Sea Men: 77 years
Women: 83 years The people voted to change their nation from a monarchy, which was ruled by a king to a republic that was headed by a president.The constitution was passed in 1947 and took effect on January 1, 1948. The constitution established a government, which was made up of a president, the Council of Ministers headed by a prime minister, and a Parliament with a Senate and a Chamber of Deputies. Gain one million people each year!
4th-largest population in European Countries
23rd-largest population worldwide
Estimated at 60 million
Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo and Genoa. Italian Government 2002
17 of the 27 member states of the EU: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain. Money Currencies The Flag When introduced at a business meeting,
shake hands with everybody in the room, men women and children.
Shake hands again when leaving. Common Greetings: Hello: Ciao Life expectancy How are you: Come va Good Morning: Buon giorno Good Day: Buon porreriggio Good Evening: Buona sera Driving Age At least 18 years
Kids under 4 wear a booster seat
At least 11 to sit in front seat
Mopeds - 14 years
Motorcycles up to 125cc - 16 years
Motorcycles up to 350cc - 20 years The name Italy comes from the word italia, meaning “calf land,” because the bull was a symbol of the Southern Italian tribes. National Anthem Politics parliamentary, democratic republic
Democratic republic since June 2, 1946. Italy has a Republic style government.
Their constitution was passed on December 11, 1947
Effective January 1, 1948, it has been amended many times.
They gained independence on March 17, 1861 Risotto "II Canto degli Italiani"
Adopted on October 12, 1946
Finally known as "II Canto degli Italiani" on November 17, 2005 Population Foods Spaghetti Pizza Risotto is a rice dish, the rice is cooked in a broth to a creamy consistancy. Nearly all risotto recipies include parmesan cheese butter and onion. Language About 85% of people in Italy are Roman Catholic. Italy, Switzerland, San Marino, the Vatican City, Malta and Eritrea, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Canada, the UK and the U.S.
French is more similar than Spanish to Italian
Known as the "romantic" language
1. New Years Day, January 1
2. Epiphany, January 6: The end of Italy's Christmas season
3. Easter Sunday, date varies from late March through early April: Easter Sunday is celebreted with a big mass, the biggest and most popular bieng the Easter Mass said by the pope.
4. Easter Monday, day after Easter Monday
5. Liberation Day, April 25: commerating the end of WWII
6. Labor Day, May 1: The day of the worker
7. Republic Day, June 2: commertes the birth of the Italian Republic
8. Assumption Day, August 15: The traditional start of Italy's vaction period.
9. All Saints Day, November 1: A day honering all saints
10. Immaculate Conseption, December 8: The start of Italy's winter season
11. Christmas, December 25
12. Saint Stephans Day The national sport in Italy is soccer.
The national team in Italy has won the
most prestigious cup four times. In the winter, skiing is a popular sport. Other recognized sports in Italy are, rugby,
cycling, basketball, running, Indy car racing. This team is considered to be the
second most successful football
(which means soccer) team in the world Pizza was invented in Naples, Italy around 1860. Pasta began when a funny hairstyle was named "macaroni". Holidays Al Pacino was born as Alfred James Pacino. He grew up in Eastern Harlem, New York with Italian parents. One of his first roles was as Michael Corleone in the first Godfather film. He also played as Tony Montana in the 1983 film, Scarface. New Year's Easter Sunday Epiphany Easter Monday Liberation Day Republic Day All Saints Day St Stephens Day Immaculate Conseption Christmas Labor day This is what their classrooms look like. The Italian School system is offered free to all children in Italy, regardless of race or nationality. All students are required to attend schools through age six, through sixteen. The schools system has a good reputation but is focused more on rote memorization and obedience over creativity. Students in elementary school wear a kind of apron as their school uniform (white for girls, blue for boys) Mario Monti Class sizes generally have around 25 kids per class We made it!!!!!!! Unemployment Rate in Italy increased to 11.20 percent in December of 2012 from 11.10 percent in November of 2012. Education Italy's main imports are
Food(7%) Economy itlain school Italy's main exports are
Metals and metal products(13%)
Clothing and footwear(11%)
Pharmaceuticals and other Chemicals(7%)
Food(6%) Italy has well developed public and private transportation options. Many ways of traveling in Italy are Metro-Bus-Tram, Vaporetto, train, subway/ metro, bicycle, walking, plane, car, Motor home, and sometimes ferry. Transportation 130km/h = 80 mph
They usually go this fast on motor ways.
100km/h = 62 mph
90km/h = 55 mph
These are the limits for urban roads.
50km/h = 33 to 35
This is the limit for city's. Bus Vaporetto Subway Bicycle Walking Airplane a Frecciarossa high speed train Train Speed Limits Television The Italian TV was introduced around 1939. The cartoons in Italy are imported from other countries. They have to be censored out and translated into the Italian language before they can be watched! The Soap Operas in Italy are very dramatic and corny! There are approximately 145 movie theaters in Italy. Yes, Italy does have Netflix In 2009, about 98% of people in Italy
could read and write. Now, in 2013, Italy has a 99% literacy rate! Star and Pia! Italy has a lot of famous movies,
but none of them are famous to us. Flat screen Projector Box There are T.V. stations that play movies Literature Music They listen to a lot of opera music Also, they listen to a lot
of the same music we do Fencing is quite popular Italian movies are made in Alpine regions of the far north, the eternal city of Rome, or the sun baked landscapes of the south and Sicily. In Italy sports are a big part of life Movies Employment Celebrities Sports Religion Bull Fighting Game Time We have learned a lot through this project. Italy seems like a really nice and friendly place, the food is very, very good! It would be a really fun place to visit. If you ever get a chance to visit Italy, I would take it. Italy is one of the leading countries in fashion. It is an important part in the Italian culture. Italy's fashion is well known for its attention to dressing up well. Oodles of Noodles How to play..... Tourist Attractions There are a lot of tourist attractions in Italy, but here are some of the most
popular ones: Try, with all of the noddles you are given, to create the best looking Italy as you can. There will be first, second, and third place! Art in Italy Fashion Tourist attractions
A major tourist attraction in Italy is leaning tower of Pisa. And the Colosseum. During the Roman Empire, Italy was the center of artistic culture.
A famous artist, was Leonardo da Vinci, who created Mona Lisa. Art is also, very important in Italian culture, they take great pride in their art Another painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is "The Last Supper" Italy is in the process of choosing a new Pope. Current Events in Italy Pope Benedict very recently resigned. -Colosseum in Rome
-Leaning Tower of Pisa
-The Last Supper
-St. Peters Basilica
-Palio in Siena
-Pantheon in Rome
-Cinque Terre National Park
-Uffizi Gallery in Florence
-Greek Temple Ruins in Agrigento
-Spanish Steps On Wednesday the 13 they made
their decision. Out of the first, second, and third there will be a ultimate winner! The ultit The ultimate winner will receive 2 prizes! New Pope Old Pope Here is a picture of Italy for you to reference! The ice cream cone was an Italian invention. We will need 8 or 9 volunteers to attempt the challenge!!!