FC: Sweden Zach Darienzo
1: General History of Sweden -In 1350, the black plague swept Sweden killing 1/3 of its people. -In 1814, the peace treaty of Kiel and Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden. -During WW I and II Sweden remains neutral. Demographics -Population about nine million people live in Sweden. -The average life expectancy for men is 78 years and women is 83 years. -The Main religion is Lutheran. -99% of the Sweden people can read and write.
2: Geography -Sweden is slightly larger than California -Mostly a mild climate.The southwest has warm, mild summers and mild winters with lots of rain. -The northern region is sub arctic. People -Most Swedish people have adapted western culture. -Most people belong originally to the Scandinavian race. -During the 18th century, France impacted their culture. -Most Swedens are honest and hardworking with little corruption. They value the environment and are deeply rooted to their family and religion. -Music is popular in Sweden.
3: Cuisine -The French influenced their cuisine. -Fish, meat, and potatoes play main roles in many Swedish dishes. -In Northern Sweden, reindeer and other game are popular. -Fresh vegetables are very common in the South. -Slow cooking is the most common cooking method. -Swedish meatballs are a common dish which have become popular in America. Holidays Swedish National Day, June 6-Celebrates the ascension of Gustav Vasa to the throne of Sweden in 1523. -The Swedish celebrate the summer solstice on June 22. -They also celebrate Christmas and usually on Christmas a large meal is prepared.
4: Work Cited -http://www.facts-about.org.uk/history-and-events-timeline-sweden.htm -http://www.indexmundi.com/sweden/demographics_profile.html -http://www.gretchencooks.com/recipes/499_pepparkakor_bona_fide_swedish_ginger_cookies -http://www.buzzle.com/articles/swedish-people.html -http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/history/mnstatehistory/sw_holidays.html
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