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Madame Craig Franais I Leon 15 Internet Web Quest Name: Daniela Lopez Period: 7 Directions: Answer the following

questions by doing some simple research on the Internet. 1. Arc de Triomphe: Why was it built? The arch was commissioned by Napoleon in 1806 to commemorate his victories. Where is it a located? Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France. What is engraved on the Arc? The Arc de Triomphe is engraved with names of generals who commanded French troops during Napoleon's regime. 2. Place de la Bastille: What was the Bastille? The Bastille was a fortress in Paris, known formally as the Bastille Saint-Antoine. Where is it located in Paris today? Its in Place de la Bastille. What was its role in the French Revolution? It marked the beginning of the French Revolution. 3. Champs-Elysees: What is Les Champs-Elysees? The Avenue des Champs-lyses is a street in Paris, France. What can you find on Les Champs-Elysees? The Champs-Elyses is almost two kilometers long and seventy meters wide. At its western end the street is bordered by cinemas, theaters, cafs and luxury shops. 4. Louvre: What is the Louvre? The Louvre or Louvre Museum is one of the world's largest museums and a historic monument. What was the Louvre originally created as? The museum is housed in the Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre) which began as a fortress built in the 12th century under Philip II. Where is it located? 75001 Paris, France. What are the admission prices? Entry costs 8.50 euros to enter either the permanent collections or the temporary exhibits at Napoleon Hall. The price

drops to 6 euros after 6 p.m. For entry to all exhibits, the price is 13 euros (or 11 euros after 6 p.m.). Entry is free for anyone under age 18 (or under 26 on Friday evenings) and the disabled. Give me 5 examples of art found in the Louvre. Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, The Dying Slave, Winged Victory, The Raft of the Medusa, The Coronation of Napoleon. 5. Notre-Dame de Paris: What is the Cathedral of Notre-Dame? Notre-Dame de Paris, also known as Notre-Dame Cathedral or simply Notre-Dame, is a historic Catholic cathedral. List three facts about its origins. (1) The Bishop of Paris, Maurice de Sully, ordered the construction of Notre Dame in 1160. (2) At the end of the 1789 French revolution, Notre-Dame had suffered numberless injuries and mutilations. (3) Intensive restoration work was started in 1845 by Architect Viollet Le Duc and completed in 1864. What famous character was believed to have lived in the bell tower? Quasimodo. Where is the Cathedral located in Paris? 6 Parvis Notre-Dame - Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France 6. Question 6 What is the Tuileries? The Tuileries Garden is a public garden located between the Louvre Museum and the Place de la Concorde. When were they created? 1564. What do they connect together? They connect the Louvre Palace to Arc de Triomphe on a 5 kilometer straight line that goes through Place de la Concorde and Champs Elysees. You may use the following websites to help in your search: http://www.aviewoncities.com http://www.parisdigest.com https://www.discoverfrance.com ****This assignment is worth 2 quiz grades. Bonne chance!****

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