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Why did France decide to speak french?

France did not decide to speak French. Countries do not decide what language to speak; languages develop. The people of ancient Gaul spoke various languages, mostly celtic; then they became part of the Roman Empire and learned Latin; then they… Full Answer

What is a windowed room above the roof?

It is a Belvedere. Definition according to Buffalo Architecture and History website: A small lookout tower (usually square) on the roof of a house Commonly found on Italianate Octagon, Second Empire, Greek Revival styles The term cupola is a broader… Full Answer