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    What Is Burgundy?

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    not its rich culture. Vast country sides filled with lakes, forests, vineyards it’s a nature lover’s paradise. Burgundy know for more specialty food and dishes than just its wine that it produces. Burgundy has the most appellation d’origine controlees than any other French region. The climate of the region can be described as moderate during the summer and winter month, the same can describe its annual rainfall. Burgundy having a rich history going back to prehistoric times. Burgundy and it history relates to food from the production of wine. Being a region of France with such a beautiful rich history as its country side. Burgundy is located in eastern central France. It is approximately 100 kilometers south of Paris and stretched down to Lyon. It is bordered to the south by the Rhone-Aples, to the north by Champagne-Ardennes and Ile-de-France, west by Centre and east by Franche-Comte. The region of Burgundy id broken up into four departments consisting of Cote-d’or, Saone-et-Loire, Yonne, and Nievre. Some prominent features of this region is the vast country side of hills and valleys. The vast forests, rivers, ponds, and lakes add the beauty of this region. Can be considered a “green environment though it’s rivers like Saône and Yonne, its canals, including the famous Canal of Burgundy, and its forests notably in the Morvan Regional Nature Park” (Burgundy Geography, Web). Burgundy considered a “paradise for nature lovers” (Burgundy Geography, Web). This beautiful region of…

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    Elizabeth II was not guaranteed the royal crown considering her father was the second heir, after his eldest brother, Edward VIII. Despite the odds Elizabeth became queen following her father's death in 1952. Although becoming queen was not in Elizabeth’s favor, she has graciously accepted the royal throne for sixty-five years, making her the longest reigning queen in the British Monarch, whilst dodging threats and scandals, elegantly serving the British, with respect from people all over the…

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    Lower Normandy is a very impressive and interesting place while not being hardly larger than the State of Connecticut. It is the site of many game changing and devastating historical events. Lower Normandy also has a beautiful landscape and beaches.. Lower Normandy also has its own fair share of indigenous cuisine only found in the area. There are also three different regions in Lower Normandy, Calvados, Manche, and Orne. The first of the regions, is called Calvados. Calvados is recognized for…

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    Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926 in London, United Kingdom. She was born to George VI, which later died in 1952. Elizabeth then immediately ascended the throne in 1952, which starts her reign of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. She married the Duke of Edinburgh in 1947, and had Prince Charles, heir to the throne, in 1948. She is known for her longest serving monarchy in the history of Great Britain and for her service in World War II. Elizabeth has been the…

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    Alyssa Mahan March 10, 2017 Queen Elizabeth Things unexpected can happen at anytime, things that could change every part of a person’s life. Being coronated as The Queen of England makes for a very different life than any other young woman’s. Queen Elizabeth’s life changed tremendously and all relationships and areas of life would never be the same again. Elizabeth was born to George VI and soon to be Queen Elizabeth I and before Elizabeth’s father became king, life was much…

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    Queen Elizabeth II Where was queen Elizabeth born? Mayfair, London, United Kingdom. How old is she? Right now she is 90. When is her birthday? April 21, 1926. How tall is she? 5’4”. Who is her spouse? Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. How many kids does the queen have? Four, Charles, prince of Wales. Anne, princess Royal. Prince Andrew, duke of York. Prince Edward,earl of Wessex. How many grandchildren does the queen have? 8, William, Harry, Peter, James, Eugene,Zara,Beatrice,and Louise.…

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    Imagine a princess who would choose to live in a war of battle zone instead of a comfort of a castle, just to prove that she cared about people she didn’t even know. Princess Elizabeth wanted to prove to her people and the rest of the world that she truly cared about people. To prove she really cared she risked her life to help fight in World War ll by joining the Women's branch of the british army(Wikipedia) She later became the head of commonwealth ( Wikipedia). She is the known as the…

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    I went into the spring of 2016 semester taking on too much, too many classes, too many hours at work, and too many charity events with my fraternity of sigma tau gamma. I started off thinking that I would be able to take 18 credit hours of school while working anywhere from 20 to 25 hours a week and still find room to attend all of the philanthropy events put on by sigma tau gamma. Simply put, my struggle with the spring of 2016 semester was due to myself taking on too many things at once. My…

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    founders’ family. It is about their fight for control of the company. It stars Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, who was a former drug dealer turned hip hop mogul and CEO of Empire. After Lucious learns that he has ALS his life started to cave in around him due to his past sins that come back to haunt him. Lucious then has to groom his three sons Andre, Jamal, and Hakeem to take over Empire which puts them against each other. It also stars Taraji P. Henson…

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    The Fulstow Short Story

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    buzz around the area at the time was the just opened Colburne Iron Furnace at Olinda that could employ some 60 men. It, in the early 1830s, supplied iron castings and works for points in the US and even spoons for Toronto. Lesson’s for a Would Be Rebel For a restless youth this region was not going to satisfy the dreams he had back in the old country. This is not where the action was despite the grumblings of the farmers and workers of the area with their grievances to the old Colonel Talbot who…

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