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  • Poland

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    What country has more than thirty- eight million citizens and is located in Central Europe? What country speaks Polish for their national language? It’s Poland of course! They are geniuses when it comes to the culinary arts and know how to make a feast! They are very family centered in their culture. Poland has such a rich history! Through each invasion and journey to freedom they are torn down, come together, and grow as a country. From monarchs to oppressive communism and a democratic republic

  • Poland: The History And History Of Poland

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    Poland is a country located in Central Europe. The official capitol is Warsaw, and the major language spoken is Polish, including Russian, German, Byelorussian, and Kashubian. Poland has been known for being a strong, diverse country struggling for independence, and still remaining a strong nation standing up for its right and existence. Also known for being a wondrous country with a magnificent land, culture, and history, Poland has rich background and is definitely a country worth learning about

  • Poland: The History Of Poland And World War II

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    Poland Poland, a country surrounded by powerful European countries, hasn’t had the easiest time throughout history. Because of it's location, Poland struggled to stay out of conflicts with neighboring Germany and Russia and this is what lead to World War Two. In World War One, Poland became a country because of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. During the years between World War One and World War Two, Poland continued their fighting with Russia over land. After Poland beat the Red Army, they

  • Attack on Poland

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    Attack on Poland At daybreak on the first day of September, 1939, the residents of Poland awakened to grave news. A juggernaut force of tanks, guns, and countless grey-clad soldiers from nearby Germany had torn across the countryside and were making a total invasion of the Pole's homelands. Germany's actions on that fateful morning ignited a conflict that would spread like a wildfire, engulfing the entire globe in a great world war. This scenario is many people's conception of how World War

  • poland history

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    West Slavic people established Poland in the late 5th century. History was first written in the 10th century about Poland when the Polish nation changed into Christianity in 966. Prince Mieszko I was the first ruler and his son, Boleslaw I, was the first king of Poland. This established the Piast dynasty that lasted from 966 to 1370. During the Piast dynasty there where Piast kings with a lot of rivalries from nobility and Bohemian and Germanic invasions that made Poland a very troubled country. The

  • The State of Poland

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    The State of Poland Poland is located in the heart of Europe and covers an area of 312,700 square kilometers. Its boundaries are formed by the Baltic Sea to the north, Germany to the West, the Czech and Slovak Republics to the South and Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania and Russia to the East. Although mainly lowland plains characterize Poland's topography, its variable landscape includes important mountain

  • The Fall of Communism in Poland

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    rights and responsibilities which they satisfied and in doing so, they created a new and improved Poland. Previous to the formation of the Solidarity Party, the Communist regime controlled Poland. Communism, based on the ideas and teachings of Karl Marx, is a system in which everyone is seen as equal and wealth is distributed equally among the people. The Cold War brought Communism into Poland in 1945 and was wide-spread in Eastern Europe throughout the 20th century despite several attempts

  • Poland's History and the Poland of Today

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    disputes on what to do with Poland among powerful monarchies. In 1772 and 1795 there were treaties created between Russia, Prussia, and Austria that split Poland into three sections. These treaties were done in an effort to create peace between these power hungry nations, but it inevitably failed. Finally in 1918 Poland had finally gained its independence as a nation. However its celebration was short lived when Germany and the Soviet Union (USSR) would take over Poland in World War II. It would be

  • The Solidarity movement in Poland

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    The Solidarity movement in Poland The Solidarity movement in Poland was one of the most dramatic developments in Eastern Europe during the Cold War. It was not a movement that began in 1980, but rather a continuation of a working class and Polish intelligentsia movement that began in 1956, and continued in two other risings, in 1970 and 1976. The most significant of these risings began in the shipyards of the 'Triple City', Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia in 1970. The first and by far the most violent

  • Jews in Poland in-between the Wars

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    In Images before My Eyes: a Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland before the Holocaust, Lucjan Dobroszycki and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett both contributed to explaining the history of the Polish Jews through a compilation of pictures taken by photographers in Poland in-between the years of the wars. These photographs show aspects of Jewish life in politics, job, and community in Poland. As seen through the photographs, a change in equality and power of the Jews occurred as Jews went