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Culture is consisting of language, religion, morals, law, science, technology, and economy. Considering language as a divider, there is a north-south difference but not an east-west difference. See Picture of language borders in Germany, Wikipedia.de When one splits up the German language further (German dialects), there is no real coincidence of language ...


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I think it is also fair to remember a reason the Berlin wall was built in 1961 was partially created to stop the East German "brain drain." Until this point, many East Germans were well aware of the writing on the wall--no pun--and many scientists, professionals, and intelligentsia left the East. With that being said, the division is inconclusive considering ...


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There are many theories on why the Viking expansion occurred and there is no real consensus on which (or which combination) is the correct one. This particular explaination, that Pagan Scandinavia attacked Christian Europe in an ideological response to the Carolingian expansion, is merely yet another theory on this highly contentious topic. Although it seems ...


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There is a detailed administrative map of the German Empire on Wikimedia, and most small exclaves, such as Achberg, are visible, and their colour helps to see exclaves of which state they are. It is possible some of the smaller exclaves (smaller than a village) are not directly visible, but combined by Two Shed's answer, it should be possible to make an ...


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http://www.ihr.org/jhr/v15/v15n1p-2_Irving.html More and more episodes occurred to give him reasons to dislike Jews. After Horst Wessel, a young Nazi stormtrooper who composed the hymn that subsequently became the second national anthem of Nazi Germany, was murdered in early 1930 by a communist in Berlin, it was a Jew who gave refuge to the murderers when ...


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Terminal train stations were built in continental Europe because many railroads connected only two cities in the early to mid 19th century. There were not many rail lines, and the stations built were terminal stations. As the railroad network increased, the terminal stations could not be converted to passthrough anymore.


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Smoking was allowed on the hydrogen filled zeppelin, the Hindenburg, but only in a specially made pressurized smoking room. the smoking room was separated from the rest of the passenger section by a double-door airlock. The smoking room was closely monitored at all times by a member of the zeppelin’s staff, and only one electric lighter was ...


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There were two main reasons: consumer protection, and the availability of bread-making ingredients. Consumer Protection Quoting from The Telegraph, Appropriately one of the key reasons for the introduction Reinheitsgebot to give the law its official German name was to protect beer consumers. Five hundred years ago water supplies were often polluted so ...



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