Charles Dicken’s A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens is an influential writer in his time. Charles Dickens is born on February 7, 1812 in England. Many of the books he writes are classics. One of the his classics is A Tale of Two Cities. A Tale of Two Cities is about a group of people who get stuck in France at […]

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Notre Dame is a cathedral located in the center of Paris. The word cathedral comes from the Latin word cathedra, which is the name that was given to the throne was called where the bishop sat in his church. The cathedral was the house of God and the seat of the bishop. The bishop is […]

Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet)

Francois Marie Arouet (pen name Voltaire) was born on November 21, 1694 in Paris. Voltaire’s style, wit, intelligence and keen sense of justice made him one of France’s greatest writers and philosophers. Young Francois Marie received an excellent education at a Jesuit school. He left school at 16 and soon formed friendships with a group […]

The Louvre

The Louvre, for hundreds of years, it has been a part of French culture. As a medieval fortress in the beginning, the palace for the King of France, and a museum for the last two centuries, this place has been a milestone for the FreNch. The Louvre has been a piece of history for over […]

The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel tower is the trademark of Paris, France.  With the tower being 984ft, it’s kind of hard not to notice it.  The tower has a restaurant, radio and television transmitter and more.  Gustave A. Eiffel created the tower to enter it in the worlds fair.  It was made with wrought iron and had medium […]

The Treaty of Versaille

“It was neither a vindictive, harsh peace nor a lenient one, desdigned to reconcile.” How far does this description of the Treaty of Versailles explain why it contained the seeds of the Second World War?   In 1919, the major world powers met at the Paris peace conference to determine the fate of Europe at […]