Québec-BD

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Published on July 25, 2014

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PowerPoint Presentation: Created by: Dimick Québec Bien Dit , Chapitre 3-4 Québec: Québec Bien Dit , Chapitre 3 The province of Québec is the site where French settlers founded the colony of Nouvelle France in the 17th and 18th centuries. Jacques Cartier Nouvelle France: Jacques Cartier Nouvelle France In June of 1534, French explorer Jacques Cartier planted a cross on the Gaspé Peninsula and took possession of this territory in the name of King François I of France. By 1750, France controlled the interior portion of the North American continent from the St. Lawrence River to the Gulf of Mexico, including the Great Lakes & the Mississippi River.: By 1750, France controlled the interior portion of the North American continent from the St. Lawrence River to the Gulf of Mexico, including the Great Lakes & the Mississippi River. PowerPoint Presentation: Today the province of Québec covers 1,700,000 square miles and is 3 times as big as France. 80% of the population lives near the Saint Lawrence River, one of the world’s most important navigable waterways. It connects the Great lakes to the Atlantic. Le Rocher Percé- at the eastern tip of the Gaspé Peninsula: Le Rocher Percé - at the eastern tip of the Gaspé Peninsula Gaspésie Le Rocher Percé- at the eastern tip of the Gaspé Peninsula: Le Rocher Percé - at the eastern tip of the Gaspé Peninsula Le Rocher Percé- at the eastern tip of the Gaspé Peninsula: Le Rocher Percé - at the eastern tip of the Gaspé Peninsula Jacques Cartier Nouvelle France: Jacques Cartier Nouvelle France On his second voyage in 1535, Cartier sailed upriver to the Iroquoian villages along the Saint Lawrence River near present-day Québec City and present day Montréal. Samuel de Champlain La Ville de Québec: Samuel de Champlain La Ville de Québec Quebec City was founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain. Quebec was the first town meant to become a permanent settlement and not a simple trading post. Over time, it became the capital of French Canada and all of Nouvelle France. Les Québécois: Les Québécois The people who live in Québec are called Québécois and are fiercely proud of their traditions and French heritage. Je me souviens: Je me souviens The motto of Québec is “je me souviens ” - I remember Château Frontenac: Château Frontenac PowerPoint Presentation: Le château Frontenac was built on the site that served as the residence for colonial governors in Quebec City. It was named for the Count of Frontenac, an early governor of Nouvelle France. Terrasse Dufferin: Terrasse Dufferin PowerPoint Presentation: La terrasse Dufferin is a bustling 6-kilometer boardwalk that overlooks the old town, Vieux Québec, and the Saint Lawrence River, passing in front of the Château Frontenac . Vieux Québec: Vieux Québec PowerPoint Presentation: Vieux Québec has many typical stone houses. This is the historical part of the city. Grande Allée: Grande Allée PowerPoint Presentation: The Grande Allée is to Québec what the Champs-Elysées is to Paris. It is a grand boulevard lined with restaurants, cafés, luxurious residences, and shops. Originally, it was an Indian trail used to transport furs to sell to the French. Le Quartier Petit Champlain: Le Quartier Petit Champlain PowerPoint Presentation: Set at the foot of the cliff below Chateau Frontenac, the narrow streets of the Petit Champlain Quarter, lined with quaint little shops and warm bistros, offer an incomparably romantic experience all year round. Working together as a co-op for over twenty years, the artisans and merchants collectively own 27 buildings in the area and consider being the proud keepers of this wonderful heritage. In their boutiques and art galleries, you’ll discover their precious finds from here and all over the world. Rue du Trésor: Rue du Trésor PowerPoint Presentation: Welcome to the rue du Trésor , a quaint open-air gallery situated in a narrow alley of Quebec City. It was founded in the 60s by enterprising fine arts students, who decided to exhibit their work on the walls of the rue du Trésor (literally, "Treasure Street") and never looked back since. Since then, the rue du Trésor has become a renowned attraction of the old city, where tourists can find an original souvenir and art amateurs the latest addition to their fine arts collection. Funiculaire: Funiculaire The Old Quebec Funicular is a railway/ elevator in the Vieux Québec neighborhood of the city. It links the Haute-Ville (Upper Town) to the Basse -Ville (Lower Town). Plaines d’Abraham: Plaines d’Abraham This is a 250-acre park, the former site of a battle between the English & the French in 1759. Les chutes Montmorency: Les chutes Montmorency PowerPoint Presentation: It’s one of the most spectacular sites of the province. Its 272 foot height makes it 100 feet higher than Niagara Falls . You can take a téléphérique (cable car) to the top & walk across the falls on a bridge! Mont Ste-Anne: Mont Ste-Anne Mont Ste-Anne is located 24 miles east of Quebec City. Famous for its ski slopes, it is fun for all in the summer also. Hiking, jogging and VTT ( vélo tout terrain) are just a few of the activities Québécois enjoy here in the warm months. L’Université Laval: L’Université Laval Founded in 1852, this is the oldest French-language university in North America. Observatoire Mont Cosmos: Observatoire Mont Cosmos Observatoire Mont Cosmos: Observatoire Mont Cosmos This observatory , located south of Québec City, has a large telescope equipped with a 40-cm diameter parabolic mirror, which enables the observation of distant galaxies, gas nebulae, star clusters, double stars, the planets in our solar system and the surface of the moon. If you’re lucky, you can see les aurores boréales . These bright dancing lights are actually collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth's atmosphere near the poles. Ressources et Industries: Ressources et Industries Dérivés du bois Ressources et Industries: Ressources et Industries Dérivés du cuir Ressources et Industries: Ressources et Industries Dérivés de l’érable Cabane à sucre: Cabane à sucre Ressources et Industries: Ressources et Industries le tourisme Hôtel de Glace: Hôtel de Glace The hotel is located 3 miles north of Quebec City, on the first slopes of the Laurentian mountains. It is the first and only ice hotel in North America and is built each December for an opening date in early January. The hotel has a three-month lifespan each year before being brought down in April. It had 11 double beds when it first opened in 2001. It has now 51 double beds, all made of ice and followed by a solid wood base and comfortable mattress. When the time comes, a cozy sleeping bag, an isolating bed sheet and a pillow are delivered to the rooms. Only the bathrooms are heated and located in a separate insulated structure. Hôtel de Glace: Hôtel de Glace It takes about a month and a half to build with 50 workers. The Hotel makes its own snow using a special mixture to adjust the humidity. It is built with metal frames, it is allowed to harden for a few days, and then the cranes are removed. The hotel is made of 30,000 tons of snow and 500 tons of ice and the walls are up to four feet thick. Les Laurentides: Les Laurentides  During the 20th century, this mountainous area, which includes only part of the Laurentian Mountains, became a popular tourist destination, based on a cottage and lake culture in the summer, and a downhill and cross-country ski culture in the winter. Ski resorts include Saint- Sauveur and Mont Tremblant .  Les Laurentides: Les Laurentides Les Laurentides is also very popular with tourists seeking beautiful fall foliage.  Nord du Québec: Nord du Québec Nord-du-Québec is the largest administrative region of Québec. It covers With nearly 290,000 sq mi of land area, and very extensive lakes and rivers as well. It includes about 55% of the total land surface area of Quebec, and is larger than the U.S. state of  Texas. The population of this vast area numbers approximately 43, 000, and around ¾ of this population is native American. This region has an arctic climate with very cold winters and short, much cooler summers. An average day in January ranges from -3% to -20% F. Animals in Québec: Animals in Québec Climate has long been a major factor in determining plant and animal life in Quebec. North of the 56th parallel the treeless  Arctic tundra is home to polar bears, foxes, and Arctic hares. Animals in Québec: Animals in Québec Southward, between the 56th and 52nd parallels, is the taiga, featuring roaming herds of caribou. South of the 52nd parallel is a boreal forest of spruce, fir, and pine. In the St. Lawrence and Ottawa river valleys, the temperate forests and the rivers and lakes in and around them, abound in animal life, including moose, deer, coyotes, hundreds of bird species, and more than 100 freshwater fish species. Animals in Québec: Animals in Québec In the Saint Lawrence River, one can observe up to 13 species of whales, including friendly belugas and blue whales, the largest animals to have ever lived on earth. In some places , you can even watch them from the shore.  Le Sport Québécois: Le Sport Québécois Le hockey is the most popular sport in Québec & the Montréal Canadiens are their team. Founded in 1909, les Canadiens are the longest continuously operating professional ice hockey team and the only existing NHL club to predate the founding of the NHL. Les Canadiens have won the Stanley Cup more times than any other franchise-24. On a percentage basis, as of 2014, the franchise has won 25.3% of all Stanley Cup championships. Le Sport Québécois: Le Sport Québécois La pêche blanche : This sport was passed down from the Intuits & the Amerindians. People fish through holes cut in the thick ice that covers the lakes and rivers in the winter. Le canoë : In the summer, people enjoy canoeing on the many waterways Québec has to offer. Les traîneaux à chiens : Dogsledding provided transportation to the Intuits, settlers, and fur traders for hundreds of years. Today “ mushing ” provides eco-adventures through the wilderness. Les fêtes et festivals : Les fêtes et festivals Le festival international de jazz de Montréal: Jazz musicians from all over the world participate in over 40o concerts every July in Montréal during this festival. Since its inception in 1980, the festival has grown into one of the most famous jazz festivals in the world and has featured the biggest names in jazz, including: Ray Charles, Dave Brubeck, John Lee Hooker, Bo Diddley , Muddy Waters, and Chick Corea . Les fêtes et festivals : Les fêtes et festivals L’international de montgolfières : This festival in Saint-Jean lasts for 10 days in August. Besides watching the hot air balloons, you can ride in one, plus there are tons of other fun family activities. Les fêtes et festivals: Les fêtes et festivals Carnaval d’Hiver : The Quebec Winter Carnival Festival includes a winter amusement park, with attractions such as skiing, snow rafting, ice sculptures, snow sled slides and outdoor shows and it is usually held in February. It is a tradition to feast for a week up until Mardi Gras. Carnaval d’Hiver: Carnaval d’Hiver The most famous attractions of this winter festival are the night-time and daytime parades led by mascot Bonhomme Carnaval . The parades wind through the upper city, decorated for the occasion with lights and ice sculptures. Gastronomie Québécoise: Gastronomie Québécoise Sirop d’érable : anything with maple syrup, including maple candy. La cipâte aux bleuets : traditional pie made with tiny Canadian blueberries Tourtière : Christmastime specialty- a meat pie made from minced pork & spices. Dessert Québécois: Dessert Québécois Tarte au sucre : brown sugar pie, sometimes with maple syrup Tarte à la ferlouche : pie made with molasses or maple syrup and raisins Québec- Allez, Viens!: Québec- Allez , Viens ! FIN

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