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 The French Treaty Shore: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
French fishermen returned to the Treaty Shore (and to St. Pierre and Miquelon) at the end of the war.
The French fishery on the Treaty Shore declined from the 1830s onwards, while the local resident population increased significantly, especially from the 1860s.
French and British naval squadrons on the Shore received an increasing number of complaints from their nationals, and there were several rounds of negotiations involving France, Britain and Newfoundland which attempted in vain to find a diplomatic solution satisfactory to all parties.
www.heritage.nf.ca /exploration/french_shore.html   (1169 words)

 French Directory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Executive Directory (in French Directoire exécutif), commonly known as the Directory (or Directoire) held executive power in France from 2 November 1795 until 10 November 1799: from the end of the Convention to the beginning of the Consulate.
Notwithstanding the victory of Cape St Vincent, the United Kingdom was brought into such extreme peril by the mutinies in the fleet that she offered to acknowledge the French conquest of the Netherlands and to restore the French colonies.
The puppet republics established by the French in Italy collapsed, and Suvorov defeated the French army on the Trebbia as it retreated from Naples.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/French_Directory   (3515 words)

 CAT Report - France (1997)
In the French legal system, which is monistic, "Treaties or agreements duly ratified or approved shall, upon their publication, have an authority superior to that of laws, subject, for each agreement or treaty, to its application by the other party" (Constitution, art.
French law as it stands is consistent with this article as regards return ("refoulement") at the border, deportation from the territory (return to the frontier and expulsion) and extradition.
Article 113-7: French criminal law shall be applicable to any serious or ordinary offence punishable by imprisonment that is committed outside the territory of the Republic by a French national or an alien if the victim was of French nationality at the time of its commission.
www.law.wits.ac.za /humanrts/cat/france1997.html   (11814 words)

 2003 French National Convention reviewed
French cons are something of a family meeting and not large with usually around 100 attending.
French National Conventions are always held during French school holidays, and often at the end of August, but occasionally on other dates.
The 2003 Convention was held in Flemalle, in a small 19th century "castle", La Chataigneraie [The Chestnutwood] and it was rather hurriedly organized.
www.concatenation.org /conrev/frenchnatcon03.html   (1074 words)

 Convention relative aux droits de l’enfant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Avant la Convention relative aux droits de l'enfant, les normes relatives aux droits de l'homme applicables à tous les membres de la famille humaine avaient été énoncées dans des instruments juridiques tels que des pactes, des conventions et des déclarations, comme les normes relatives aux questions intéressant spécifiquement les enfants.
La Convention propose une conception de l'enfant en tant qu'individu et en tant que membre d'une famille et d'une communauté, doté de droits et de responsabilités adaptés à son âge et à l'étape de son développement.
La Convention relative aux droits de l'enfant a fait l'objet d'une préparation minutieuse qui s'est étalée sur 10 ans (1979-1989) et elle a bénéficié des contributions des représentants de toutes les sociétés, toutes les religions et de toutes les cultures.
unicef.org /french/crc/convention.htm   (3875 words)

 National Convention - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The National Convention or Convention, in France, comprised the constitutional and legislative assembly which sat from 20 September 1792 to 26 October 1795 (the 4th of Brumaire of the year IV).
On 10 August 1792, when the populace of Paris stormed the Tuileries and demanded the abolition of the monarchy, the Legislative Assembly decreed the provisional suspension of King Louis XVI and the convocation of a "national convention" which should draw up a constitution.
The series of exceptional measures by, which that confusion of powers was created constitutes the "Revolutionary government" in the strict sense of the word, a government which was principally in vigour during the period called " the Terror".
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/French_Convention   (928 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The French shall be protected in an efficient manner, in their persons and their properties, by the King of Sandwich, who shall grant them the authorization necessary, that they may pursue juridically His subjects against whom they may have just reclamations to make.
French merchandise, or known to be of French procedure * (provenance), and especially wines and brandies, shall not be prohibited, nor pay a higher duty than five per cent.
No duty of tonnage or importation shall he exacted of French merchandise, unless it be paid by the subjects of the nation most favored, in its commerce with the Sandwich Island.
www.pixi.com /~kingdom/french1839.html   (304 words)

 National Convention   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The debate carried on six weeks later, during the opening session of the Convention, September 21, 1792, well illustrates the attitude of the new Assembly toward the ancient monarchy and serves to introduce some of the men who were soon to be most active during the Reign of Terror.
The citizens chosen by the French people to form the National Convention having assembled to the number of three hundred and seventy one, and having examined the credentials of the members, declare that the National Convention is organized.
The French nation, by sending to the Convention two hundred members of the legislative body who have individually taken an oath to combat both kings and royalty, has made itself quite clear as to its desire to establish a popular government.
history.hanover.edu /texts/natcon.html   (1298 words)

 French Revolution chronology
The Convention abolishes the Monarchy and decrees the establishment of a republic.
The Convention, attempting to deal with the radical movements of the Enrages, food shortages and riots, the revolt in the Vendee and in Brittany, recent defeats of its armies, and the desertion of its commanding general, creates the Committee of Public Safety (Comite de Salut Public).
The Convention decrees a levee en masse, calling upon the entire male population (between 18 and 25, unmarried or widower without children) to defend the country.
www.unlv.edu /faculty/gbrown/hist462/resources/chrono.htm   (5200 words)

 AARP 2005 | Life@50+
Cozily tucked away at the Mississippi River in the heart of the French Quarter, the Historic French Market Inn is a historic 19th century inn promising a romantic adventure for your stay in New Orleans.
The Historic French Market Inn is conveniently located in the heart of the French Quarter only steps away from the excitement of Bourbon Street and the charm of Jackson Square.
Located 3 blocks to the convention center and 6 blocks to the historic French Quarter, the Renaissance Arts Hotel is the perfect choice for a memorable experience.
www.wynjade.com /aarp05/hotel_descriptions.htm   (3945 words)

In 1804 took place the distribution of new flags to the regiments, and it is at that time that the near-religious rituals surrounding regimental flags were adopted.
The French National Convention adopted as national flag the three colours blue, white, red on 15 February 1794 - or more exactly, on 27 pluviôse an II in the revolutionary calendar.
The proportions of vertical stripes on the French flag when used at sea as the civil or naval ensign or jack are 30:33:37, to give a good visual effect when flying, and therefore called optical proportions.
flagspot.net /flags/fr.html   (874 words)

 BIPM - Metre Convention
The Convention was signed in Paris in 1875 by representatives of seventeen nations.
As well as founding the BIPM and laying down the way in which the activities of the BIPM should be financed and managed, the Metre Convention established a permanent organizational structure for member governments to act in common accord on all matters relating to units of measurement.
The Convention, modified slightly in 1921, remains the basis of international agreement on units of measurement.
www.bipm.fr /en/convention   (166 words)

 National Convention   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
French Revolutionary WarsThe country was at war, and it seemed best to postpone the implementation of the new constitution until peace should be concluded.
The Convention held its first session in a hall of the Tuileries, then it sat in the hall of Manège, and finally from 10 May 1793 in that of the Hall of SpectaclesSpectacles (or Machine), an immense hall in which the deputies were but loosely scattered.
A convention adopted sweeping changes to Taiwan's constitution Tuesday that favor the top two political parties and require that future amendments go directly before voters _ a measure strongly opposed by China.
www.infothis.com /find/National_Convention   (1275 words)

 boys hair styles: parts France Raie dans les cheveux des garçons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
One French reader tells us that with the short hair that was common for boys in the 20th century, especilly after World War I, that the boys in France usually parted their hair on the left and the girls on the right.
One French reader tells us that with the short hair that was common for boys in the 20th century, especilly after World War II, that the boys in France usually parted their hair on the left and the girls on the right.
The gender convention described above was not as strictly observed for the boys from affluent family and with especially attentive mother.
histclo.hispeed.com /style/head/hair/nat/cou/fra/hfr-part.html   (715 words)

 IFEX :: PINA announces French Polynesia convention dates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The PINA convention constitutes the main annual meeting of the news media from 21 Pacific Islands countries and territories.
One full day of the convention will be devoted to freedom of information and expression issues, and will feature keynote speakers, country reports, panel discussions and study groups.
The French Polynesian delegation to last year's PINA convention in Port Vila, Vanuatu, won the bid to host the 1998 convention.
www.ifex.org /fr/content/view/full/6277/?   (263 words)

 Mr. Auger's Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
French Republican Calendar, The - Discover how to use this calendar adopted under the reforms of the National Convention.
MSN Encarta - French Revolution - Excerpt from an encyclopedic resource gives a history and analysis of the dramatic events surrounding the end of the monarchy in France.
MSN Encarta - Republican Calendar, French - Learn the general structure of the calendar implemented during the French Revolution, and when it was initiated and terminated.
www.paulauger.com   (2193 words)

 Best New Orleans Hotels! Guide to New Orleans Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, French Quarter hotels
A full range of service is accented with a personal touch, and the vibrancy of the French Quarter is balanced by the quiet intimacy of a small hotel.
The Hotel Ste Helene is perfectly located in the New Orleans French Quarter, 1½ blocks from Jackson Square, 2 blocks from Bourbon Street and 2 blocks from the riverboat docks.
This luxurious hotel is in the heart of the French Quarter with balconies overlooking Bourbon and Orleans Streets.
www.bestneworleanshotels.com   (3571 words)

 Info Node: (recode.info)Diacritics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This is almost the French convention for simplified diacritics entry: `e'' Acute accent `e`' Grave accent `e^' Circumflex accent `e"' Diaeresis `c,' Cedilla In some countries, `:' is used instead of `"' to mark diaeresis.
The convention is prone to loosing information, because the diacritic meaning overloads some characters that already have other uses.
To alleviate this, some knowledge of the French language is boosted into the recognition routines.
www.ma.utexas.edu /cgi-bin/info2www?(recode.info)Diacritics   (336 words)

 French National Convention Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 2000-2001 French Convention   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Our club was the President Club, the 2nd Vice President Club, and the Secretary Club at the Alabama Federation of French Clubs Covention this year.
The President Club organizes the events of the convention in a reasonable order.
The Secretary Club is responsible for minutes, the French T-Shirt Design Competition; it oversees the Marché aux Puces, and hosts a French movie.
www.homewood.k12.al.us /~csaab/org/tion.htm   (73 words)

 Creole Inn, a relaxed guesthouse close-by the French Quarter, New Orleans
Situated in the Faubourg Marigny, an historic neighborhood adjacent to the French Quarter, Creole Inn is eight short blocks to the French Quarter, 1 1/2 miles to the Convention Center, and 2 miles to the Superdome.
All are within quick access by either the Vieux Carre trolley bus shuttle service, two city bus lines, the Mississippi riverfront streetcar, or an inexpensive taxi fare.
Close-by the French Quarter, in the historic Faubourg Marigny,
www.creoleinn.com   (1659 words)

 AllRefer.com - Tauroggen, Convention of (French History) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Tauroggen, Convention of (French History) - Encyclopedia
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 Star Wars: Community | Star Wars Reunion -- The Official French Star Wars Convention
I am especially excited that the convention venue will be the historic Grand Rex Theater, which has a long history with Star Wars, dating back to the first film in 1977.
For collectors, there will be exclusive convention merchandise, such as a commemorative poster and a Convention Exclusive action figure from Hasbro.
As more information is confirmed over the coming weeks, be sure to check the Official French Fan Club's website at www.courleciel.com for the latest information.
www.starwars.com /community/event/fanclub/news20050318.html   (409 words)

Through the convention, the French government will use the French Cultural Centre in Turin to implement the programme, which will arrange for additional translators and specialist resources to be available to TOROC.
Thanks to this support, TOROC will be able to provide French versions of the spectator’s guide and the official website www.torino2006.org during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
As one of the two official languages of the Olympic Movement, French is very important to the Olympic Games and was, in fact, the mother tongue of the creator of the modern Games, Baron Pierre de Coubertin.
www.olympic.org /uk/games/torino/full_story_uk.asp?id=1395   (436 words)

 The Convention Press Centre
High-Level Conference on UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime to be Held in Palermo, Italy (French) (Italian) (12 December 2000)
High-Level Conference on UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime to be Held in Palermo, Italy (French)(11 December 2000)
Completed application forms must be accompanied by a copy of your press card and/or a letter of assignment, issued on official letterhead and signed by the Editor or Bureau Chief.
www.unodc.org /palermo/press.htm   (753 words)

 ICSID 2000 Annual Report
Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States, and Accompanying Report of the Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Doc.
ICSID/15 (January 1985) (contains the texts of the Centre's Regulations and Rules in effect from September 26, 1984 and the text of the ICSID Convention) (English, French and Spanish)
Documents Concerning the Origin and Formulation of the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (1967) (English, French and Spanish) (available from the Centre at US$40)
www.worldbank.com /icsid/pubs/2000ar/annex4.htm   (349 words)

 Interesting State Papers, from President Washington, M. Fauchet and M. Adet, the late and Present Ambassadors from the ...
Interesting State Papers, from President Washington, M. Fauchet and M. Adet, the late and Present Ambassadors from the French convention...likewise Conferences with George Hammond, Esq.
RANDOLPH, EDMUND, Interesting State Papers, from President Washington, M. Fauchet and M. Adet, the late and Present Ambassadors from the French convention...likewise Conferences with George Hammond, Esq.
¶ Randolph was called to meet with Washington and shown a group of dispatches from French Minister Fauchet to his government which had been intercepted by a British ship.
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