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Ethiopia

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Transcript of Ethiopia

Basic information
Food
Religion
clothing
Ethiopia's flag/ Signs and symbols
Ethiopia
Accomplishments/ fun facts
POPULATION
LOCATION
Desserts
Misconception
Diverse religions
Bete Giyorgis
Axum
Tiramisu
Honey bread
Baklava
Chocolate cake
references
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_Saint_George,_Lalibela
http://allafrica.com/ethiopia/
Ethiopians are living miserable lives

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1s8ec4lvoZYaKUoITaDukicOMym80PPtUKuSuoI-0jdE/edit
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=ethiopian+dance
Thanks for watching!!
Brief summary of history
Over 4.4 Million Years Ago, early ancestors of humans, lived in Ethiopia. It is one of their earliest known nations.
400 B.C.
The Kingdom of Aksum, in northern Ethiopia, is born. It evolves into a rich trading nation by the first century A.D.
300s A.D.
Christianity becomes the official religion of the Kingdom of Aksum.
1150–1270
The Zagwe Dynasty rules over the northern highlands. The kings introduce a sense of unity and stability.
1896
Ethiopians defeat Italy in the Battle of Adwa. It is the first time Africans defeated a European power’s attempt to conquer land.
1930
Haile Selassie is crowned emperor. During his reign, slavery is abolished and Ethiopia begins to modernize.
1936–1941
Italy occupies Ethiopia. Haile Selassie forms an alliance with Britain. In 1941, Ethiopian and British forces drive Italian forces out of Addis Ababa.
1998–2000
A border war between Ethiopia and Eritrea costs over 70,000 lives. A peace agreement is eventually reached. Eventually, Eritrea becomes an independent nation.
1897-1974
1996-present
Holidays
Christmas-January 7th

Epiphany (baptism of Jesus) -January 19th

Meskel (finding of the true cross)-September 17th

Id Al Adha-March 15th
-During all religious holidays, members go to their place of worship (i.e church, temple, etc)
government
The government of Ethiopia is a dictatorship that comprises of the executive, legislative, judicial branches, the administrative divisions and the political parties.


The Federal Legislative power and the Executive powers are held by the government of Ethiopia which is headed by the Prime Minister Desalegn, who is the head of the government and the Judiciary.
http://www.ethiopar.net/government
http://about.comesa.int/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=105&Itemid=177

Hailemariam Desalegn
Prime Minister of Ethiopia

Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe is an Ethiopian politician who has served as Prime Minister of Ethiopia since 2012.


Political party: Southern Ethiopian People's Democratic Movement






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