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Welcome to Spain!
Published on Nov 18, 2015
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Welcome to Spain!
a presentation by tiara starks
First, let's discuss Spain's History
Charles Habsburg and his brother Ferdinand both tried to westernize Spain. The French have clashed with Spain before on disputed regions, Italy and the Netherlands.
Our History Cont.
After Columbus' journey with activity about the new world, Spain has struggled to make use of the newfound oppurtunities
The only secure settlement is Santo Domingo, founded by Diego Columbus.
Thereafter, Spanish expansion and consolidation has skyrocketed, leading to new discoveries and land.
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Fitting into the culture
woman should wear puffed sleeves, gowns, bodices, and petticoats
hair should be up and feathered with a hat
ornamentation, fabric, embrodiary, and shashes
Men, you must wear silk doublets, velvet manties, and trimmed hats
Slimmer shaped shoes are common among men and tapered toed shoes are just becoming popular
I recommend Caballo Picante, a restaurant that serves
Bread, fish, meat, milk, pottage (a thick stew), and wine are part of the Spanish's basic diet
Uncooked meals are usually avoided to prevent salmonella or other food-borne ilnesses
Fresh fruit has been recently banned because of the plague
If you ever decide that you would like to come and move here, you could live in one of the huts in the background.
The woman usually stays home and cooks, cleans, takes care of children and health. Food is sold for extra money inside the house.
Children who get old enough to work, help around on the farm and with their mothers
Men, you are expected to work all day, whether at the fields or in a job.
Many towns have sprouted with grammar schools for young children to attend, however, once they reach a certain age, school is no longer the priority, work is.
Usually, education was preserved for the rich and royal while common people or peasants worked the land
Some schools in the area are small and just getting started so you won't see much kids there.
There are many festivals year round here in Spain
Children are usually taken with their mothers out during the afternoon
Lots of Spanish cuisine and games are played during these festivals
Some theater productions are staged for the people and royalty's enjoyment
Gracias, por elegir los servicios de viajes santana, esperamos verte aqui en Espana en breve