By: Sri P. Period 5, Culture Group: Danish
Map of Denmark
Map of Texas
Did You Know?
- The creators of Legos got the name from a Danish word "Leg Godt" meaning play well.
- Walt Disney visited the famous Tivoli amusement park in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was so amazed he later decided to build one just like it----- Disneyland!
- The longest shopping street in Europe is in Stroget which is in Copenhagen.
1. Which country is threatened by Denmark?
Answer: None! Denmark hasn't been a threat to any country for hundreds of years!
2. What is the largest island in the world?
Answer: Greenland, Denmark!
3. What two places not connected to Denmark but still apart of it?
Answer: Greenland and the Faroe Islands!
4. What is located in Klampenborg, Denmark? (Hint: It was opened in 1583 and it is the oldest operating amusement park.)
Answer: Park "Bakken"
5. Which state has the smallest concentration of Danes but Danes are still is a majority of their population?
Answer: Racine, Wisconsin
Some of the Danish cultivation methods are still used in farming today. They mostly used their dairy cooperatives. The Danish people set up folk schools to educate people about their heritage. Most of them where shut down due to the Great Depression. I find it really cool that even some Danish folk schools are still around and fully functioning.
I think it is, because the culture is more diverse. If everyone came from the same background, life just wouldn't be interesting. You would never even know about their holidays and customs. Even many of our favorite day to day foods wouldn't even be there.
For example cinnamon buns! The Danish were responsible for this delicious treat.
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