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Sweden

  1. 3. SWEDEN With Åsa Larsson
  2. 4. Map over Sweden
  3. 5. Swedens leadership <ul><li>Sweden is a monarki </li></ul><ul><li>The royal family have no power to rule but serve as the countrys representives </li></ul>
  4. 6. The swedish government <ul><li>A political party is elected by the people every forth year. </li></ul><ul><li>The primeminister is the spokesman/woman for that political party. </li></ul><ul><li>The have majority to rule or form a govenment together with other parties. </li></ul><ul><li>At the moment : a coalishen of four political parties </li></ul><ul><li>7 larger parties </li></ul>
  5. 7. Latest election in Sweden 2006 <ul><li>The socialdemocrat party (SD) </li></ul><ul><li>The left party (LP) </li></ul><ul><li>The environmentalist party (EP) </li></ul><ul><li>The moderates (M) </li></ul><ul><li>The liberal folk party (LFP) </li></ul><ul><li>The center party (CP) </li></ul><ul><li>The christian democrates (CD) </li></ul>
  6. 8. The four fundamental laws
  7. 9. When was the last time Sweden was in war?
  8. 10. 1814:against Norway
  9. 11. Before that, the Napolian War : ended by Sweden taking a Frenchman for king - Jean Baptiste Bernadotte.
  10. 12. W orld W ar II?
  11. 13. Swedens neutrality <ul><li>Why were Sweden able to maintain is neutrality? </li></ul><ul><li>Geography </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Military </li></ul><ul><li>Consessions </li></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><li>Keeping Sweden out of the war at any cost, ex.: </li></ul><ul><li>Allowing 2.1 million German soldats (1940-1943) on the swedish railroad. </li></ul><ul><li>By leaking information to the allias </li></ul>
  13. 16. The Winterwar <ul><li>Finland is invaded by Sovietunion </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden fears that they are next </li></ul><ul><li>Swedish people want to help </li></ul><ul><li>Government says no </li></ul>
  14. 17. Invasion of Norway and Denmark <ul><li>Purpose to secure the ironore assets in Sweden from being closed up by the allias. </li></ul>
  15. 18. Effects <ul><li>Rashoning </li></ul><ul><li>Military service between 20-47 </li></ul><ul><li>About 120 000 persons from the neighbouring countries came to sweden </li></ul>
  16. 19. <ul><li>F inland: 8260 </li></ul><ul><li>Norway: 300 </li></ul><ul><li>Allias: swedish tradefleet – 8000 </li></ul><ul><li>Germany: swedish tradefleet: 500 </li></ul><ul><li>Voloneers in ally army 1000 </li></ul><ul><li>Volonteers in german army: 200 </li></ul><ul><li>200 000 swedishamaricans (among an unknown number were still swedish citizens. </li></ul>
  17. 20. Jewish people helped by Sweden <ul><li>500 Norwegians </li></ul><ul><li>8000 danes (almost all of Denmarks jews) </li></ul><ul><li>15000 by the white busses from consentration camps </li></ul><ul><li>– Count Folke Bernadotte </li></ul>
  18. 21. Jewish people helped by Sweden <ul><li>500 Norwegians </li></ul><ul><li>8000 danes (almost all of Denmarks jews) </li></ul><ul><li>15000 by the white busses from consentration camps </li></ul>
  19. 22. Oldest existing map of Sweden

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