TracyBork HUM205 Term Writing Project - 201612E OL HUM205 DO Culture and Diversity The Culture and History of Mardi Gras I pledge to support the Honor

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201612E OL HUM205 DO Culture and DiversityThe Culture and History of Mardi GrasI pledge to support the Honor System of ECPI. I will refrain from any form of academicdishonesty or deception, such as cheating or plagiarism. I am aware that as a member of theacademic community, it is my responsibility to turn in all suspected violators of the honor code. Iunderstand that any failure on my part to support the Honor System will be turned over to aJudicial Review Board for determination. I will report to the Judicial Review Board hearing ifsummoned.Since each student attending ECPI is required to sign the Honor Pledge; it follows that worksubmitted by a student must be his/her own work. Suspected violators of the Honor Code are tobe referred to the Teacher, Associate Dean, or Dean of the college1/15/2017
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I have always wanted to go to New Orleans. The reason being, Mardi Gras because it is one of the biggest culture events in the US. I have never been to New Orleans but I have been to Louisiana to visit friends.Mardi Gras is a two-week long celebration, of food, drinking, and parades, that ends at Midnight Tuesday night. This year Mardi Gras starts on the 28th of February. Thanks to the power of Facebook, social media and smart phones, I will get pictures and videos of all the festivities around the city from friends. I will go to Mardi Gras one year maybe after the kids move out.New Orleans is rich in history and culture from many different places. New Orleans is famous all over the world for many things like the birth place of Jazz. It has a mix of German, Spanish and French style architects. New Orleans had the first American Opera, which not a lot of people know that. I have also heard that the food is amazing as well. There is so much historyfrom around the world that has ended up hereWhat is Mardi Gras and why do we celebrate it in New Orleans? The origins of Mardi Gras can be traced back to the formation of Christianity, passing through Rome and Venice in the18th centuries then to the French House of the Bourbons. From here, the tradition of Boeuf Gras,or fatted calf began. It has been thought that Mardi Gras came to America in 1699 with Sieur
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