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  1960 Constitution of Czechoslovakia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1960 Constitution was Czechoslovakia's second post-World War II constitution, and, though extensively revised through later amendments, it continued in effect until the end of Czechoslovakia in 1992.
It was promulgated on July 11, 1960 as The Constitution of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic.
The 1960 Constitution stipulated that the KSC is the "proven vanguard of the working class" and that the governing of society and the state should continue to be in accordance with the principle of democratic centralism.
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 Constitution
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 Constitution of the Czech Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The current Constitution of the Czech Republic was adopted on December 16, 1992, and has been amended four times.
It replaced the constitution of Czechoslovakia (1960 Constitution of Czechoslovakia), which split into Slovakia and the Czech Republic by act of parliament on January 1, 1993, through the so-called velvet divorce.
The Constitution establishes The Supreme Control Office and the Czech National Bank, and divides the territory of the republic into self-governing territorial districts, and regions.
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 Czechoslovakia: 1948-1968 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Czechoslovakia became a satellite of the Soviet Union; it was a founding member of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (Comecon) in 1949 and of the Warsaw Pact in 1955.
Although Czechoslovakia's industrial growth of 170 percent between 1948 and 1957 was impressive, it was far exceeded by that of Japan (300 percent) and the Federal Republic of Germany (almost 300 percent) and more than equalled by Austria and Greece.
The 1960 Constitution of Czechoslovakia declared the victory of "socialism" and proclaimed the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic.
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 Why War? Keywords: Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia (Československo in Czech and in Slovak) was a country in Central Europe, in existence from 1918 until 1992 (except for the World War II period).
Czechoslovakia arose in October 1918 as one of the succession states of Austria-Hungary at the end of World War I.
The 1960 Constitution (The Constitution of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic) [a Communist one till 1989] with amendments in 1968 (Czechoslovakia turned into a federation), 1971, 1975, 1978, 1989 (leading role of the KSC abolished) and several times during 1990-1992 (e.
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 Czechoslovakia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Czechoslovakia (Czech and Slovak: Československo), former country in Central Europe that existed from 1918 until 1992 (except for the World War II period).
After World War II, the pre-war Czechoslovakia was reestablished, the Germans were expelled from the country and Ruthenia was occupied by (officially "given to") the Soviet Union.
The Czechoslovakia national football team was a consistent performer in the international scene, with 8 appearances in the FIFA World Cup Finals, finishing in second-place in 1934 and 1962.
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 1960 Constitution of Czechoslovakia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The 1960 Constitution stipulated that the (Click link for more info and facts about KSC) KSC is the "proven vanguard of the working class" and that the governing of society and the state should continue to be in accordance with the principle of democratic centralism.
The constitution was amended in 1968, 1971, 1975 (see (Click link for more info and facts about Constitutional Law of Federation) Constitutional Law of Federation), 1978, 1989 (leading role of the (Click link for more info and facts about KSC) KSC abolished) and several times during 1990 – 1992 (e.
In the (The decade from 1980 to 1989) 1980s, the 1960 Constitution consisted of a preamble and 112 articles divided into 9 groupings called chapters.
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 Czechoslovakia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Czechoslovakia (Czech: Československo, Slovak: Česko-Slovensko/before 1990 Československo, German: Tschechoslowakei) was a country in Central Europe that existed from 1918 until 1992 (except for the World War II period).
Finally Czechoslovakia ceased to exist in March 1939, when Hitler occupied the remainder of the Bohemian lands and (the remaining) Slovakia was forced to declare independence.
After World War II, pre-war Czechoslovakia was reestablished, all Germans were expelled from the country and Ruthenia was occupied by (and ultimately ceded to) the Soviet Union.
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 Czechoslovakia - CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Constitution promulgated on July 11, 1960, was the nation's second post-World War II constitution, and, though extensively revised through later amendments, it continued in effect in 1987.
The 1948 constitution established the vanguard role of the KSC within the Czechoslovak state and government administration under the Leninist principle of democratic centralism.
The 1960 Constitution reaffirmed that the KSC is the "proven vanguard of the working class" and that the governing of society and the state should continue to be in accordance with the principle of democratic centralism.
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 Czechoslovakia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Because Czechoslovakia inherited the greater part of the industries of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, it was economically the most favored of the Hapsburg successor states.
In the elections of 1946 the Communists emerged as the strongest party (obtaining one third of the votes) and became the dominant party in the coalition headed by the Communist Klement Gottwald.
Under the 1968 constitution, Czechoslovakia was a federal republic.
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 1960 Constitution of Czechoslovakia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The 1960 Constitution was Czechoslovakia 's secondpost- World War II constitution, and, though extensively revised throughlater amendments, it continued in effect until the end of Czechoslovakia in 1992.
The 1960 Constitution stipulated that the KSC is the "proven vanguard of the working class" and that the governing of society andthe state should continue to be in accordance with the principle of democratic centralism.
The constitution was amended in 1968, 1971, 1975 (see Constitutional Law of Federation), 1978,1989 (leading role of the KSC abolished) and several times during 1990 – 1992 (e.
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 Czechoslovakia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Czechoslovakia (Czech: Československo, Slovak: Česko-Slovensko/before 1990 Československo) was a country in Central Europe that existed from 1918 until 1992 (except for the World War II period).
The ethnic problems were due to the fact that the second and third largest ethnic groups (Germans and Slovaks, respectively) were not fully satisfied with the political and economic dominance of the Czechs, and that the Germans and Hungarians of Czechoslovakia never really accepted the creation of the new state.
After the Munich Agreement of 1938, Hitler's troops occupied the ethnic-German border regions of Bohemia and Moravia (the Sudetenland), Hungary received territory in southern Slovakia, and the Slovak and regions received an autonomous status for a while.
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 Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia was created in 1918 from territory that had previously been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
When Eduard Benes, Czechoslovakia's head of state, protested at this decision, Neville Chamberlain told him that Britain would be unwilling to go to war over the issue of the Sudetenland.
Constitutional officials convene for immediate session the National Assembly and the government of the Republic, and the Presidium of the CPCz convenes a plenary meeting of the Central Committee of the CPCz to deal with the situation.
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 Ninth-of-May Constitution -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Ninth-of-May (1948) Constitution was a constitution of (A former republic in central Europe; divided into Czech Republic and Slovakia in 1993) Czechoslovakia in force from 1948 to 1960.
This (not yet fully Communist) constitution was openly violated by the (Click link for more info and facts about KSC) KSC, the government and many individuals throughout the period of its being in force, especially regarding the provisions on private ownership and human rights.
There have been many disputes concerning the (Changing something from private to state ownership or control) nationalization, the relation of the Czechs and Slovaks and other crucial issues, but after the Communist take-over in February 1948, the Communist concept was largely applied.
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 Vaclav Havel hero file
1960 - The Czechoslovak Socialist Republic is declared under a new constitution that entrenches the authority of the communists.
Czechoslovakia is occupied by Warsaw Pact armed forces.
Havel is elected interim president of Czechoslovakia on 29 December, promising to lead the nation to free and democratic elections.
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 Articles - Government structure of Communist Czechoslovakia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The highest legislative institution was the Federal Assembly, which Chapter 3 of the 1960 Constitution recognized as "the supreme organ of state power and the sole statewide legislative body." The Federal Assembly was divided into two equal chambers, the Chamber of the People and the Chamber of the Nations.
The administrative units of Czechoslovakia's two republics were, in each instance, a unicameral legislative body called the national council, an executive branch known as the government, and a judiciary consisting of a supreme court and an office of the prosecutor.
The 1960 constitution guaranteed multicandidate(but not multiparty) elections by requiring that the number of candidates to the National Assembly be greater than the number of posts.
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 RP's History Online - Socialization
On June 14, the National Assembly elected Klement Gottwald Czechoslovakia's new (and first 'working-class') president; and on June 15, Czechoslovakia's fifth post-war government was appointed with Antonin Zapotocky at its head.
By the end of 1948, some 95 percent of the industrial workforce in Czechoslovakia were employees of the state.
Well, time passed and in 1960, the Communists adopted a new constitution which officially changed the name of the country to "The Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (CSSR)" because, as they said, a socialist society - the first step on the road to true communism - had already been achieved in the country.
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 Czechoslovakia -> History on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
In Apr., 1944, Soviet forces, accompanied by a Czech coalition government headed by Beneš, and American troops entered Czechoslovakia; the fall (May 12, 1945) of Prague marked the end of military operations in Europe.
After the adoption of a new constitution (Beneš resigned rather than sign it), a new legislature was elected and enacted a program for nationalizing the economy.
The federal state and the breakup of Czechoslovakia: an institutional analysis.
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 Constitution of the Czech Republic - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Constitution of the Czech Republic - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Constitution of the Czech Republic (http://www.psp.cz/cgi-bin/eng/docs/laws/constitution.html) - English Text
Constitution of the Czech Republic, See also and External links.
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 Library of Congress / Federal Research Division / Country Studies / Area Handbook Series / Czechoslovakia / Appendix D
Charter 77 indicts the government for violations of human rights provisions in the nation's 1960 Constitution and in various treaties and covenants of which Czechoslovakia is a signatory.
The granting of entry visas to foreigners is also treated arbitrarily, and many are unable to visit Czechoslovakia merely because of professional or personal contacts with those of our citizens who are subject to discrimination.
Some of our people--either in private, at their places of work or by the only feasible public channel, the foreign media-- have drawn attention to the systematic violation of human rights and democratic freedoms and demanded amends in specific cases.
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 Managing cultural, ethnic and religious diversities - Discussion Paper 50   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
According to the new 1968 Constitution, Czechoslovakia was to become a federal republic by 1969 and, within that context, Slovakia was to receive political autonomy.
After the independence of Czechoslovakia in 1919, troops were sent to Rusyn territory (formerly in the north-eastern part of Hungary in the Carpathian mountains), which the new government named Subcarpathian Rus.
On the other hand, the ratification of principles encoded in international documents and in constitutional principles and the adherence to them may be a strong indication of the prevailing respect for universal moral principles in Slovakia and elsewhere.
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 Czechoslovakia
Another topic: so-called "Czechoslovakia 1920 flag" (with the blue triangle reaching one third of the flag) was only *proposal*, not accepted by the Parliament and never used.
The white-red bicolore was substituted immediately by the present Czech WRB flag with the triangle reaching the center of the flag.
The symbols of Czechoslovakia until 1960, when the Socialism was proclaimed (Act.
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 Czechoslovakia Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
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 1960
November 8 - U.S. presidential election, 1960: In a close race, John F. Kennedy is elected over Richard M. Nixon, becoming the youngest man elected to that office.
December 5 - Pierre Lagaillarde, who led 1958 and 1960 insurrections in Algeria, failed to appear in a Paris court.
He was reported to have fled with 4 fellow defendants to Spain en route to Algeria.
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 Ninth-of-May Constitution Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
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 Czechoslovakia: History
In foreign policy Czechoslovakia relied on its friendship with France and on its
Czechoslovakia's most enduring band, The PLastic People, recycles its history-making rock.
The Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (Countries of the World)
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 Constitution
1972 Republic of Cameroon declared as constitution is ratified
1948 Proclamation of constitution of Republic of (South) Korea
1865 Tennessee adopts a new constitution abolishing slavery
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