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  1. 1. Greece Brittany Cappella The first Olympics were held in Olympia in 776 BC.
  2. 2. How they became independent <ul><li>The Greek war of independence started in 1821. </li></ul><ul><li>About 6 years later Greece won the war. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Their Flag <ul><li>The blue color on the flag represents the Greek Ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>The white color represents the sea foam of restless Greek waves. </li></ul><ul><li>The cross on the flag shows the people’s strong faith . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Greece Map <ul><li>The Capital of Greece is Athens. </li></ul><ul><li>Kythira- There was a lot of artifacts found. They donated them to the University of Pennsylvania Museum. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Continued <ul><li>Kavala- They were doing a project that included the military port, this was a great significance for the alliance. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Renaissance Reformation 1300-1650 <ul><li>The Reformation started in the German areas of Europe because of a monk named Martin Luther. </li></ul><ul><li>He began to preach and condoned the church's offering of Indulgences. </li></ul><ul><li>He moved around Europe so he could spread his message. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Age of Absolutism 1550-1800 <ul><li>The Age of Absolutism was a period where national monarchs wielded absolute power. </li></ul><ul><li>By the 18 th century some national monarchs could afford to have armies or go to war without the help of the merchant and financial classes. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Industrial Revolution 1800-1914 <ul><li>The Industrial Revolution affected the working class by replacing people with machines. </li></ul><ul><li>Families were also separated because they had to go away to find jobs. </li></ul>
  9. 9. World War 1 1914-1919 <ul><li>Hitler wanted everyone to have blond hair and blue eyes, if they didn’t he would send them off to concentration camps. </li></ul><ul><li>This also included Jews, Gypsies, Homosexuals, and Communists. </li></ul>
  10. 10. World War 2 1939-1945 <ul><li>The Americans got involved in World War 2 when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. </li></ul><ul><li>The war ended in Europe when Germany was invaded and finally collapsed. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Cold War 1945-1991 <ul><li>During this time many people were scared and even went into hiding. </li></ul><ul><li>People lived in caves just so they could be safe. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Relationship with The United States <ul><li>The United States and Greece share fundamental values of freedom and democracy. </li></ul><ul><li>Greece and the United States have been allies in the great 20th century struggles against Nazism, Soviet Communism, and Iraqi aggression. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Tourist Attraction <ul><li>Athens </li></ul><ul><li>They have museums there that are renovated </li></ul><ul><li>They are bigger then ever and more displays open every week </li></ul><ul><li>They also have really nice beaches in Athens </li></ul>
  14. 14. Important Person <ul><li>Aristotle </li></ul><ul><li>Aristotle was born in 384 BC . </li></ul><ul><li>He was a philosopher. </li></ul>