Paris,France

Chris Sanchez

Background Info

Paris is France's largest city and capitol; with it's beautiful gardens, many restaurants, Louvre Art Museum, and the second largest structure in the world, the Eiffel tower,  Paris is  a world wide tourist  attraction.    

Where did the Eiffel tower come from?

The Eiffel tower opened in 1889 for the universal exposition in

Paris, France that marked the 100th anniversary of the French War. (Rudd)

What are some unique foods there?

France has plenty of very popular foods.  While at the same time has many foods that require an acquired taste. Some appetizers include; snails known as escargots dipped in butter sauce, scallops and mushrooms in a creamy sauce, pastries filled with chicken and creamy sauce, sausages and pates, goose liver pates with mushroom like truffles, and crepes. (Kesselman)

Who first settled in Paris and why?

In ancient times, a Celtic tribe called the parisii lived near what is now Paris. They lived on an island in the Seine River which is now known as the Ile de la Cite. In 52 B.C., Romans invaded and settled a colony on both sides of the river. This colony later became known Paris in 300 A.D..  (Berensa)

Works cited

- Berensa,Edward."Paris" world book student.world book,2014.web.8 may 2014

- Kesselman,Mark."France,"World book student.world book,2014.Web.8 may 2014

- Rudd,J.(2014)."Eiffel Tower"In world book student. Retrieved from HTTP://www.world book online.com/student artical?id=175180

- All images from Google :)

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