Today I'd like to tell you something about Austria.:
The size is about 84. 000 km2 and has a populat ... mehr
- E.L.Doctorow was born on the sixth of January 1931 in New York City
- later he was an lecturer in different publishing companies
- he wrote same fiction and real novels, crime stories like \"Loon Lake\", historical
stories like \"The Book of Daniel\" a fictional reconstruction about lawsuit against Ethel and Julius Rosenberg on the point of view of the imaginary son of them
- he was against the western novels and show this genre ... mehr
The whole idea started in Europe because people were depressed and had no freedom. One reason to go to the New World was that there weren't any restrictions and they could practice there own religious freedom. "The first act of the freemen was to gather, perhaps in some open space in the woods, in order to elect a committee to decide upon the location of the village." The principles for democracy were laid in the New World for in contrast to Eur ... mehr
In 1941 President Roosevelt declared a New World order. The "four liberties" were the right to speak freely, religious freedom, liberty from needs (free trade without any economy barrier) and liberty of fear through disarmament. But Roosevelt could not reach his goals. At the last War conference in Feb.1945 about the liberty order of the three occupying forces President Roosevelt wanted to establish free and democratic voting, but Stalin refused. ... mehr
On the March 12th, 1947 President Truman made a speech about the foreign policy at congress. This speech was about supporting the Greek and Turkey government against the Soviet and other Communists. This is known as the Truman Doctrine.
"The very existence of the Greek state is today threatened by the terrorist activities of several thousand armed men, led by Communists, who defy the government\'s authority at a number of points, particularly al ... mehr
In a few years the US made a strategy how to stem Communism. One way was to have a closed agreement to global matters of international money and finance. Such an agreement with 44 Nations took place in Bretton Woods in 1944.
"The Conference has agreed on the problems needing attention, the measures which should be taken, and the forms of international cooperation or organization which are required. The agreements reached on these large and comp ... mehr
Another main point for the Russian or communist containment was the Amnitrated European Recovery Program (ERP). Through this programme, seventeen west European states received recovery aid. The Soviet didn't want to have this aid. Poland and Czech could not get it because of the Soviet pressure. From 1948 to 1952 the participating states acquired fourteen billion Dollars through ERP. The majority of the money was used for the urgent needs that na ... mehr
One of the biggest efforts of the Truman administration had been the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The senate allowed having assistance contracts in peacetime so on the April 4th, 1949 the NATO had been set up. "It created an alliance of ten European and two North American countries committed to defend each other from external military threats."
The position of Supreme Allied Commander Europe had to be filled by an American, which ... mehr
The US made more alliances around the Soviet Union for military security. 1951 the US signed an alliance in the pacific region with Australia and New-Zealand (ANZUS Treaty) against the expansion of Japan and the Soviets.
"The name Anzus is derived from the initials of the three signatory nations. As a result of the reestablishment of peace between Japan and the United States in 1951, Australia and New Zealand asked for a treaty making it clear ... mehr
During the Korean War 1950-1953 America could put through its interests and politics against the Communists. Under the UNO, America rejected the aggressions from North Korean and Stalin, but not in Vietnam War. One problem was that the Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson hadn't seen that not only the communists but also the nationalist were their enemies. Another fault was that the allies weren't democrats; they had been corrupt and contro ... mehr
In 1961 the Berlin Wall was built and 1962 the Cuba-Crisis with a sea barrier from President Kennedy ended, the relationship between Washington and Moscow relaxed. In1972 began the first Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, SALT I, "the first agreements to place limits and restraints on some of their central and most important armaments."
In 1974 the two most powerful nations came to an agreement to stop nuclear tests.
In 1975 in Helsinki thirty ... mehr
Through the better cooperation of the Soviet Union and America, the UN received more room and power to support democracy throughout the world. This positive development caused that in the early 90's President Bush declared a New World order, which should bring freedom and prosperity to all nations. That concept was about strengthening the UN, military cooperations and national economies and supporting democracy and free world trade.
As the Iraqi ... mehr
20. January 1993 Bill Clinton became President. Foreign policy minister Warren Christopher presented his programme to the senate: economic security, a reform of the NATO, to an extension of the partnership with Russia and with Asian States, the support for freedom in the Near East and no widespread of nuclear weapons.
The programme did not mention environmental protection and so the Clinton-administration took economic priorities before the Cli ... mehr
This books' story takes place in Southern Australia. It tells us about our earth after a nuclear war. A war that lasted for a few weeks only, but destroyed or will destroy all mankind. The whole Northern Hemisphere is dead, the only hu¬man beings still alive are the Australians.
But their 'happiness' will only last for a few months - it's the wind that spreads the radioactivity towards them. And everybody knows that the radioactivity w ... mehr
. William Shakespeare was born
on April 23,1564 at Stratford, England.
. His life of education started at Stratford grammar school.
. His father John Shakespeare was a glover who encouraged Shakespeare to write.
. 1582 he married Anne Hathaway and had a daughter named Susanna in 1583.
. In 1595 they also had twins named Hamnet and Judith. Hamnet died in 1596.
. 1594-1599 were momentous for Shakespeare. He produced a steady ... mehr
Richard M. Nixon
Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th president of the United States (1969-1974). He was the only U.S. president ever to resign from office. He left the presidency on August 9, 1974, while facing almost certain impeachment for his involvement in the Watergate political scandal.
Early life (1913-1946)
. Richard Milhous Nixon was born on a lemon farm in Yorba Linda, CA on January 9, 1913.
. He studied at Whittier Colleg ... mehr
Riedel Crystal was founded in 1756 by Johann Leopold Riedel in Bohemia.
Today its one of the most popular glass-producing enterprise all over the world.
About 40 years ago Claus Riedel, the ninth Riedel-generation, detected that the same wine tasted dissimilar out of different glasses.
His son Georg Riedel further developed the concept. He discovered that the correct choice of a glass enhances the flavours of wines.
They started to produce ... mehr
Josh, Berry, Ruben, Kyle, Tiffany, B.L., Beth
Josh and Tiffany were friends, since they were 5 years old. But when they were about 15 years, they started loving each other. And after the High school, they went to different colleges. They telephoned everyday and had send videos to each other. One day, Josh told Ruben to send Tiffany the video that he had performed for her. In this evening Josh had sex with Beth, and she wanted to f ... mehr
Roald Dahl was born in 1916 in Llandaff, Wales.
He attended Llandaff Cathedral- , St. Peter´s- and Repton School.
Before his career as an author started, he worked as a representative in East Africa for the "Shell Oil Company" and as air attache. And during the Second World War he was RAF fighter pilot.
James and the Giant Peach was Roald Dahl´s second book for children.
He wrote it in New York in the winter of ... mehr
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh on the 13th of November in 1850. The son of a successful civil engineer, he was expected to follow the family profession, but finally was allowed to study law at Edinburgh University. Stevenson reacted violently against the Presbyterian respectability of the city´s professional classes and this led to painful clashes with his parents. In his early twenties he b ... mehr