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1: Austria
Austria Table of Contents Population Culture Tradition Way of Life Vegetation and Animal Life History Religion Arts Language Education Health Government Climate Trade Resources Agriculture Bibliography Austria Austria, a small country in Central Europe famous for its gorgeous mountain scenery. The towering Alps, and the foothills stretch across the western, southern and central parts of the country. Broad green valleys, lovely mirror ...
2: German Unificatio
... been brought together and as a result a rise in German nationalism began in all the northern states. When Napoleon was defeated in the battle of Leipzig by a coalition of Russia, Prussia, Britain and Austria, the Confederation collapsed. The Congress of Vienna The defeat of Napoleon brought about the beginning of the Congress of Vienna. The Congress was called in order to restore the balance of power in Europe and also to ensure that France could never again expand outside of its original pre-war borders. The countries that had participated in the coalition in the battle of Leipzig (Russia, Prussia, Britain and Austria) were the major players at the congress. Lands that were originally parts of the French empire were doled out to the major powers in a way that would make sure that no power became too large. The Grand Duchy of Warsaw was divided between Prussia, Russia, and Austria, but Prussia traded their land in Poland for Saxony (from Russia). The other powers became nervous about the growing power of Prussia, so Prussia, under the threat of a coalition against it, took only ...
3: Austria
Austria Land and Resources Austria is predominantly a mountainous country, with an average elevation of about 910m (about 3000 ft). Most of the land falls within the eastern division of the Alps. In general the major mountain ranges of Austria run in an eastern-western direction and are separated from one another by rather broad valleys. The northernmost line of ranges includes the North Tirol Alps and the Salzburg Alps. Among the central ranges ...
4: Austria
Austria Austria is a small country in central Europe famous for its beautiful mountain scenery and delicious wines. They take great pride in the fact that their country has long been leading cultural center of Europe. About 75 percent of Austrians are Roman Catholic. The rest are made up of Protestants and Christians. The Jewish community is rather small with only 10,000 members. Austria is not as religious as other European countries but they still follow traditional ways of living. In rural areas churches are used primarily for social functions only. Austria’s government consists of nine provinces, ...
5: Holocaust (devil IN Vienna)
... it so history won't repeat itself. Millions of Jewish men, women, and children , of all strata were persecuted because of what? Nothing besides the fact that they were Jewish. Most Jews living in Germany, Austria, Poland, France or practically anywhere else in Europe were sent to concentration camps. There they were either tortured or killed. In The book Devil in Vienna, by Doris Orgel, Inge a young, intelligent Jewish girl ... a wonderful job in portraying these girls as people who would forget their differences and what others said in order to maintain a close bond. I think She did this well because she lived in Austria at that same time and had to leave several of her friends when she escaped to Yugoslavia. If one were to look through the pages of a few holocaust books, they would be sickened and ... it is all too real, and it was caused almost single-handedly by Hitler. Adolf Hitler, the man who was ultimately responsible for having thousands of Jews executed, was born on April 20, 1889 in Austria-Hungary, one of five children from his father's third marriage (three died during childhood). He grew up in what we now call a "broken home". His father was a violent ill-tempered man ...
6: Austria
... interesting facts. The Atlantic Journal the Atlantic constitution; Atlantic, Ga.; Feb 13, 2000; Bert Roughton Jr.; Haider, 50, leads the populist right Freedom Party, which in recent days was installed as a coalition partner in Austria's new Government. This has caused a lot of drama in the country of Austria. A lot of people are raging around in Vienna. The police are dressed up in Riot gear because of the raging on the streets. Gargle says "It's crazy, he sits around with a beer ... Feb 12, 2000; Donald G McHeil Jr.; I found this article and it had some of the same meaning that my last topic had, but goes off in a different way. It takes place in Austria and has to do with the foreign minister and other key facts. After reviewing the info, it has a lot of keys facts and also explains a lot. France, Belgium and tiny Andorra boycotted ...
7: Germany's Role in World War One
... in setting the wheels of war in motion. Several countries had their own reasons for wanting battle. A Serbian terrorist group, The Black Hand, sparked the match to war by assassinating Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary. In retaliation, Austria-Hungary purposely sent an absurd and impossible ultimatum to Serbia knowing that she would reject it and hence giving Austria-Hungary justification for declaring war. But the majority of the blame for the first world war could be put on Germany. She pressured Austria-Hungary into declaring war on Serbia because she needed an ...
8: World War I
... the French in the Franco-Prussian War. However, it had many enemies. France was the most notable, eager for revenge from its defeat. because of its foes, Germany sought out protection. It allied itself with Austria-Hungary in what was known as the Dual Alliance. But the rest of Europe was caught up in alliance fever as well. England and France, had an understanding, or Entente, as well as France and ... the fast spread of the war. The tensions among Europe increased, waiting to be set off. On June 28, 1914, the spark was lit. Nationalism among Balkan nations was growing, due to the plan of Austria to absorb Bosnia and Herzegovina and combine the remaining countries into one state. The Slavs in those areas felt unappreciated and oppressed by their new leaders, and desired independence. When Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary visited Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia, he was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, a member of a Serbian nationalist group called the Black Hand. What Princip and the Black Hand did not know was ...
9: The Life of Adolf Hitler
... Alois had always used the last name of his mother, Schicklgruber, and thus was always called Alois Schicklgruber. He made no attempt to hide the fact he was illegitimate since it was common in rural Austria. But after his success in the civil service, his proud uncle from the small farm convinced him to change his last name to match his own, Hiedler, and continue the family name. However, when it ... birth to a brother, Edmund. In 1896 came a sister, Paula. In May of 1895 at age six, young Adolf Hitler entered first grade in the public school in the village of Fischlham, near Linz Austria. Hitler's Boyhood In 1895, at age six, two important events happened in the life of young Adolf Hitler. First, the unrestrained, carefree days he had enjoyed up to now came to an end as ... way up through the civil service ranks. He was used to giving orders and having them obeyed and also expected this from his children. The Hitler family lived on a small farm outside of Linz, Austria. The children had farm chores to perform along with their school work. Hitler's mother was now preoccupied with caring for her new son, Edmund. In 1896 she gave birth to a girl, Paula. ...
10: Austria Ottoman Report
... the west had become ceded after the war with Prussia and Italy. The Slavic groups in the north and south were very unorganized, and still didn't have any rights. The principle political figure in Austria was Prince Klemens von Metternich. He worked to crush all revolutionaries. He failed, and a revolution still occurs in 1848. Austria would have disappeared except for the divisions in the revolutionary peoples. They each wanted much different goals. At the end of this, Emperor Francis Joseph came to power. Under his reign, Austria lost Lombardy in 1859, and lost Venetia and control of the German States after the Seven Weeks War with Prussia. After this war, the Magyars were very close to dividing. To stop this Joseph ...

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