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    • Poland-a historic area of conflict By Joe Haley
      • Small polish tribes formed into
      • bigger ones and settled in the
      • flatlands of Giecz, Poznari.
      • In 966, Holy Roman Emperor Otto 1 The
      • great affirmed the ducal title held by
      • Polish leader Mieszko 1, and Poland
      • was born.
      • Flag of Poland:
      • Polish soldiers uniforms were
      • red and white
      • Map of Poland:
      • Tykocin- in 1522, 10 Jewish families
      • were invited to live in this city by the
      • family that owned it. By 1800, 70% of
      • the population was Jewish
      • Madjanek- one of the largest Nazi death
      • camps. More than 235,000 Jews died
      • there.
      • The capital of Poland is Warsaw.
      • Poland is part of the
      • Polish-Lithuanian Empire
      • It was formed in 1569
      The Empire
    • The Renaissance
      • The University of Krakow was recognized as a cosmopolitan
      • center for learning
      • Nicolaus Copernicus, a student from there, did studies of
      • the universe and his ideas turned out right.
      • It brought out the mature form of Polish literature, which was first
      • used by Mikolaj Rej, a famous Polish writer.
    • Industrial Revolution
      • Poland formed a whole with Russia in trade.
      • Textile factories were formed, along with railroads, as there
      • was a large demand for Polish products.
      • Agriculture changed. Landowners hired laborers and bought
      • machines, rather then do it themselves.
    • WW1
      • After WW1, Poles had hopes for a sovereign Poland, so they
      • prepared for an uprising.
      • When the uprising took place, it replaced the German monarchy
      • with the Weimar Republic.
      • It is considered as the greatest Polish uprising.
    • WW2
      • During WW2, Poland had plans to expel the Germans.
      • After long, relentless battles, Poland took back Warsaw
      • On May 7, 1945, all German forces surrendered
      • Poland is a Republic
      • The president of the republic is Boleslaw Bierut
      • The current Prime Minister is Donald Tusk
    • Poland and the U.S.
      • The U.S. and Poland used to have a great relationship, but now
      • it is dying.
      • Younger generations are turning against America because we
      • are becoming distant in style and language.
    • A Site Worth Seeing
      • The Bieszczady Mountains is a snowy, secluded place with
      • awesome landscape
      • There is great biodiversity there
      • It makes a great honeymoon spot.
    • Most important person
      • Nicolaus Copernicus- the first astronomer that had a theory
      • where the Earth was not the center of the universe
      • He revolutionized the universe as we know it, called the
      • Copernicus Revolution.
      • He was also a mathematician, a governor, and an economist