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Joan of arcs influence still shines today

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Social Studies Middle School High ELL

Joan of Arc’s Influence Still Shines Today

Joan of Arc was an uneducated girl who followed the voices of angels and worked to free France from England’s domination. When she was captured by the English she was burned at the stake. Later she was pronounced a Catholic Saint. Her religious and political legacy still inspire French politicians today.

World History I Religion Gender Middle Ages

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AIR DATE: 01/11/2012

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