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Portuguese prime minister resigns

  1. 1. Portuguese Prime Minister Resigns<br />By:<br />Haree Srinivasan<br />
  2. 2. Portugal<br />Population: over 10.5 million<br />President: AnibalAntonio CavacaoSilva<br />Former PM: Jose Socrates<br />
  3. 3. Portugal<br />Antonio Salazar ruled: 1932- 1968<br />Portugal the poorest country in Western Europe<br />
  4. 4. Financial Crisis<br />11.2% unemployment, economy to shrink 1.3%<br />Austerity bill was a last hope for Socrates<br />Opposition: new taxes will hurt Portuguese<br />Many protests<br />
  5. 5. Issues<br />Confusion in Portugal<br />Conflict over bailouts in Europe, Euro fell<br />
  6. 6. Future Implications<br />Portugal needs new government<br />Other European nations need to avoid this<br />Rift between thriving economies and stagnant ones<br />
  7. 7. Relevance to Class<br />Socrates similar to Chamberlain<br />Exemplifies dangers of ditatorships<br />
  8. 8. Thank You<br />

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