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Title pretty much explains it...

Samantha Laws

on 9 April 2013

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History and Current Events Germany was founded 1871. From 1914 to 1916 Germany, the United States and other countries were in World War 1. In 1936 the olympics were held in Berlin and that is where the lighting of the torch began. In 1961 the Berlin wall was created which separated Eastern and Western Germany and later became a icon of the cold war.Germany has a representative democracy and the Chancellor (equal to a prime minister) is Angela Merkel. People My country is Germany. It's located 51.0000° N, 9.0000° E and on the continent Europe. The flag has black, red, and yellow horizontal lines. The black stands for determination, red stands for strength, and yellow stands for generosity. The capital is Berlin and other large countries are Hamburg and Munchen. Places Two places in Germany I would go to is Berlin and Frankfurt. Berlin is the capital and holds many interesting tour sites. There are many museums and historical sites to see. About 3.5 million people live there so it may be busy but it is also one of the largest cities in Germany. Frankfurt is another main city and holds many cultural and landmark cites. Sources 1.) unknown, German Flag, 2012, vexillology matters, 4-3-2013, http://www.vexillologymatters.org/german-flag.htm
2.) Duffy, Michael, Germany During World War One, 2009, Original Material, 4-3-2013, http://www.firstworldwar.com/features/germanyduringww1.htm
3.) unknown, Germany facts, January 16 2013, Greenwich2000, 4-3-2013, http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/europe/european-union/germany/facts/ and many other Random facts 1.)Germany is Europe's largest economy. 2.)German is the official language of 5 countries.
3.)Even though it's called Oktoberfest, it actually starts in September.
4.)The first printed book was in German. 5.)German is spoken by more than 100 million people worldwide.
6.)Albert Einstein, the most recognized scientist in the world was German.
7.)There’s more soccer fan clubs in Germany than anywhere else in the world.
8.)The Berlin Wall fell in 1989 by Samantha Laws
Hour 5
Due April 8th Germany Introduction Land Weather in Germany is not very predictable. It can still snow in March, and the weather in April may change from sun to rain or hail showers in a couple of hours. In summer there are long summer days with temperatures in between 70° and 80°. September and October can still be nice but in November you can expect days to get longer and colder. Then German weather in winter is very cold and temperatures can go below 0. Germany also has a maritime climate caused by warm westerly winds from the North Sea winter fall summer spring Berlin Germany map Germany flag Germans Oktoberfest Most Germans have brown hair and the eye colors vary. There are many skin colors Germans may have as well. The average height of a german women would be between 5`6 and 5`8. The official language of Germany is German with about 95% of the country speaking it. The other languages are Sorbian, Frisian, and Danish. Germany has a reputation as a important musical country based on names like Bach, Beethoven, etc, There are also many theaters, museums, and its one of the major book nations. Germany has created many traditions we do today like decoration Christmas trees, hiding Easter eggs etc. They also have Oktoberfest in Munich where about 6 million visitors go which has inspired many festivals we have here. They usually wear similar clothes to our country as well. bach beethoveen Angela Merkel berlin wall Berlin olympics Pictures Berlin again Frankfurt The end
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