The Embassy will be closed on Monday, September 3 for Labor Day

The Embassy will be closed on Monday, September 3 for Labor Day. Please dial 01-43-12-22-22 in case of emergencies. How Labor Day is celebrated in America – By ShareAmerica The U.S. celebrates Labor Day on the first Monday in September. The day reminds Americans of the importance of workers’ rights and offers them a day of well-earned ...
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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 2017 as National Native American Heritage Month

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 2017 as National Native American Heritage Month National Native American Heritage Month, 2017 – – – – – – – By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation American Indians and Alaska Natives are inextricably linked with the history of the United States. Beginning with the ...
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The Embassy will be closed on Monday, September 4 for Labor Day

The Embassy will be closed on Monday, September 4 for Labor Day. Please dial 01-43-12-22-22 in case of emergencies. How Labor Day is celebrated in America – By ShareAmerica  – Aug 28, 2017 The U.S. celebrates Labor Day on the first Monday in September. The day reminds Americans of the importance of workers’ rights and offers them ...
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Get a sneak peek at the new African-American history museum [video]

The National Museum of African American History and Culture will open September 24 in Washington, but wherever you are, you can take an early look now. The newest addition to the Smithsonian Institution has nearly 3,000 objects and 12 exhibitions, along with 183 videos, to tell the story of America through the African-American lens. President Obama will deliver remarks at the dedication ceremony. ...
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240th Anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America – The Constitutions

Three documents integral in the foundation of the United States were on display in the Ambassador’s residence thanks to the kind help of the Blois-Agglopolys Library and the agglomerate community of Blois. It contains the original and rare Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America (Philadelphia, 1781) ; the first French edition of the Constitutions ...
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Workshop with I Learn America

April 28 and 29, 2016 the U.S. Consulate for Western France hosted director Jean-Michel Dissard for a series of workshops and screenings of his documentary film “I Learn America.” Organized in cooperation with the Board of Education and the Franco-American Institute, the program included five middle and high schools and nearly 300 students. Mr. Dissard ...
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African-American History Month 2016 in France : The Roots of American Music

The U.S. Embassy presented US soprano Nicole Taylor and pianist Daniel Ernst in a series of musical performances and interactive pedagogical concerts incorporating historical information about the birth, development, preservation of Negro spirituals in 19th and 20th century America. Learning and singing songs together, the artists engaged  youth, women groups and general audience in Paris, ...
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