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A PowerPoint to help teach a lesson on Poland

A PowerPoint to help teach a lesson on Poland

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  • POLAND
    November 15, 2010
    By: Cody Hansbrough Thompson
  • Poland
    Population – 38 Million People
    Language - Polish
    Capital – Warsaw
    Formerly ruled by the U.S.S.R (present day Russia)
    Currency – Zloty
    Mostly very flat
    About the size of New York State
  • Old Town Warsaw
  • Polish Coins – Zloty
  • Zloty - bills
  • Polish Flag
  • Polish lady – at a typical market
  • Poland is northeastern Europe’s largest and most populous country!
    Poland was divided among its neighbors in the 1700, and regained its independence shortly after WW1. However, after WWII the Soviet Union formed a communist government to rule the country.
    In 1989 the communist government allowed free elections. Many businesses are now owned by people, many in their local communities.
    Strengthened ties with Western countries… Joined NATO in 1999.
    Warsaw is the capital of Polish life and the area has over 2 millions people, located on the Vistula river in central Poland.
  • Comparing the USA to Poland