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Anne Keen

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Transcript of Germany

Germany The language spoken in Germany is German.
Each state of germany has its own accent. Sausages and Sauerkraut, Kartoffelpuffer (potato fritter) and Apfelmus (apple puree),Sauerbraten (marinated beef) and Kloesse (dumplings). The fashion style in Germany goes from casual to elegant. Each state in Germany has their own fashion, called "Trachten". For example Baveria has the leather pants and the dirndl. In the families of Germany there are usually two kids.The families live very close to each other.
On Sundays the whole family gets together and enjoy a nice feast. It is normal that they celebrate holidays together.

The Pope was born in Germany.
1914-1918: World War 1. 1919-1933: Weimarer RepubliK
(It was the change from monarchy to democracy.) 1933: The NSDAP became the leading political force and Adolf Hitler was nominated Chancellor of the Republic. The area of the national socialism began.(national socialism- a form of socialism featuring racism and expansionism and obedience to a strong leader) 1939: 1939: Beginning 1939: Beginning of World War II.
With the invasion of Poland by Hitler,
World War II started. Great Britain and France declared war against Germany. The U.S.A confederate with Great Britain and the UDSSR (today Russia). 1945: In May of 1945 World War II ended.
The allied powers France, UDSSR (today Russia),
Great Britain and the U.S.A divided amongst themselves.

1948: In June 1948 the UDSSR (Today Russia) closed the entrance to West Berlin for the first time. 1949: The foundation of the BRD (Federal Republic of Germany)
On the 23 of May 1949, the constitution of BRD became effective, and Konrad Adenauer first chancellor.
On the 7 of October 1949, east Germany and west Germany seperated. They started building the Wall of Berlin in August 1961. 1989: Fall of wall of Berlin.
28 years later in the nights of the 9th and the 10th of November they started taking down the Wall of Berlin. 1990: The 3rd of October became the day of re-unification, because this day was when
they signed the treaty of unification. Since then it is a holiday.
Growing up in Germany, you are really free because Germany is a very safe country. You can walk or ride your bike to a friends house alone. Kids usually play in the woods or in the park. The community offers lots of activities for the children. The three colors are the national colors of Germany. 34.10% Nonreligious
30.70% Catholic
29.90% Protestant
4.20% Islam
0.30% Buddhism
0.25% Jewish
0.11% Hinduism
0.44% other
Soccer is the most popular sport in Germany. Thanks to Borris Becker and Steffi Graf, tennis is now available here. In Germany, golf is played mostly by rich people. Team sports like handball, volleyball, basketball ect. is often played in schools and by younger people. Since there are lots of mountains in Germany, hiking is very popular. Ouch!!!!! This flower is the Bluebottle Cornflower.
The flower is purple, pink, and yellow. The foliage season is May-June. It is 50-80 cm high.The scientific name is Centaurea Cyanus.(Tall Blue) This is how the euros look like. The traditional Christmas market. New Years Eve at the Brandenburger Tor in Berlin. Easter Friday and Eater Monday are holidays. This is the Wall of Berlin representing
the German Unity Day. Germany is one of the leading exporters of the world.
Its main exports includes machinery,vehicles(Porsche, Mercedes, BMW, Audi..),chemicals, metals,beer and pharmaceutical products.

The main export partners of Germany are:
- France
- Netherlands
- United Kingdom
- Italy
- Austria
- Belgium
- Spain
- Poland

Germany's main imports are raw materials,metal,
machinary, and chemicles.There main buisness partner is France. Some natural resources are:
natural gas
iron ore
construction materials
arable land

In 1933 Germany was the biggist producer of brown coal in the world. It mined twice as much as Russia. Germany was the ninth largest producer of substance in 1933. Germany has one of the world's most technologically
advanced telecomunication system. With a share of 28%, Germany is the single largest telecommunication market in Europe. Some of the transportation ways are:
light rail
suberban commuter rail
other local transportation options (taxi,car,etc.)
This is the national bird of Germany.
It is called the white stork. 0-14: 13.7%

15-64: 66.1%

65 and more:20.3% Age 15 and over can read and write. In Germany the life expectancy at birth is 76 for men and 82 for woman. Germany is a democracy and federal republic with sixteen states. At the natonal(federal) level Germany has a two-chamber parliamentary democracy elected largly on a system of propotional represantation. Current Events!!!!!! Chinese President (Hu Jintao) and Russian Prime Minister (Vladimir Putin) met here Saturday and agreed to further enhace strategic relations of cooperation and partnership between their two countries. Did you know............. The Pope was born in germany! Or... Germany is located in central Europe, bordering the baltic sea and the North Sea between Netherlands and Poland south of Denmark. Germany is Europe's largest economy and second most populous nation. Germany's economy is the fifth largest in the world. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devasting World Wars in the first half of the 20th century and left the country occuppied in victorious Allied powers of the US, UK, France, and the Soviet Union in 1945.
With the advent of the cold war, two german states were formed in 1949: The western Federal Republic of Germany, and the eastern German Democratic Republic. Last but not least......... Adolf Hitler ruled Germany from 1933-1945 and is considered the most evil mass murders in human history. Thank you for watching!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Flag: National Flower: Currency: Holidays: Map: Exports: Imports: National Bird: natural rescources: Interesting Fact: Telecommunication: Age structure:
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