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  Bismarck, North Dakota: A City Guide for Bismarck - Resident and Visitors Guide
Bismarck is the capital of North Dakota, a state of the United States of America.
Bismarck was named for the German chancellor Otto von Bismarck and founded in 1872.
Bismarck sits directly across the Missouri River from Mandan, North Dakota.
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  History Archives - Otto von Bismarck
The idea was first put forward, at Bismarck's behest, in 1881 by Germany's Emperor, William the First, in a ground-breaking letter to the German Parliament.
Bismarck was motivated to introduce social insurance in Germany both in order to promote the well-being of workers in order to keep the German economy operating at maximum efficiency, and to stave-off calls for more radical socialist alternatives.
In fact, Germany initially set age 70 as the retirement age (and Bismarck himself was 74 at the time) and it was not until 27 years later (in 1916) that the age was lowered to 65.
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 Bismarck Municipal Airport, Air Travel Schedules, Security Links, Services
Bismarck Municipal Airport, Air Travel Schedules, Security Links, Services
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 Bismarck, North Dakota (ND) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, news, ...
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The ratio of number of residents in Bismarck to the number of sex offenders is 811 to 1.
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  Bismarck
The Bismarck is shown in harbour at Gottenhaven, during the breakout, Battle of Denmark Straits and Bismarck's final moments.
Under attack by swordfish from HMS ark Royal, Bismarck heels to port as she is struck by a torpedo in the Stbd.
Bismarck, now complete and newly painted in full Baltic camouflage, returns to Hamburg for the last time as the harsh winter of 1940/41 relents and the pride of the German Kriegsmarine prepares for real action.
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  Bismarck, Otto von. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Bismarck was appointed premier in 1862 by William I in order to secure adoption of the Prussian king’s army program, which was then being strenuously opposed in parliament.
Bismarck, with his system of alignments and alliances, became the virtual arbiter of Europe and was acknowledged as its leading statesman.
Bismarck’s new economic policy also resulted in the rapid expansion of German commerce and industry and the acquisition of overseas colonies and spheres of influence (see Germany).
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  Otto von Bismarck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Otto von Bismarck was educated at the Friedrich Wilhelm Gymnasium and the Grauen Kloster Gymnasium.
In 1849, Bismarck was elected to the Landtag, the lower house of the new Prussian legislature.
Bismarck resigned at Wilhelm II's insistence in 1890, to be succeeded as Chancellor of Germany and Minister-President of Prussia by Leo von Caprivi.
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 First World War.com - Who's Who - Otto von Bismarck
Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898), born on April 1, 1815 at Schönhausen, is considered the founder of the German Empire.
It was Bismarck as Imperial Chancellor who decided upon policy outlines and who proposed the appointment and dismissal of state secretaries who were in turn responsible for the administration of the ministries of the Reich.
Bismarck’s greatest achievements, however, were the administrative reforms, developing a common currency, a central bank, and a single code of commercial and civil law for Germany.
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 Bismarck, North Dakota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bismarck is the capital of North Dakota, a state of the United States of America.
Bismarck State College is a member of the North Dakota University System.
Bismarck is also home to United Tribes Technical College and a satellite campus of Aakers College.
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 Otto von Bismarck: The Iron Chancellor of Germany
Bismarck was born on April 1, 1815, in the aristocratic family of estate owners at Schoenhausen in Prussia.
Bismarck was not an outstanding student, and spent much of his time drinking with his fellows in an aristocratic fraternity.
Bismarck's political views in the beginning of his career were those of a typical country squire.
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 Photo Album: Bismarck
Bismarck was commissioned in August 1940 and spent the rest of that year running trials and continuing her outfitting.
The Bismarck was found and attacked by carrier planes and surface ships, ultimately sustaining a torpedo hit in the stern that rendered her unable to steer effectively.
It shows that Bismarck is somewhat down by the bow, the result of hits received in her engagement with HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Hood earlier in the day.
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 Otto von Bismarck, „Founder" of the German Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Otto von Bismarck, born on April 1, 1815 at Schönhausen, is considered the founder of the German Empire.
It was Bismarck as Imperial Chancellor who decided upon policy outlines and who proposed the appointment and dismissal of state secretaries who were in turn responsible for the administration of the ministries of the Reich.
Bismarck’s greatest achievements, however, were the administrative reforms, developing a common currency, a central bank, and a single code of commercial and civil law for Germany.
www.germanembassy-india.org /news/98july/gn07.htm   (497 words)

  
 Bismarck - MSN Encarta
Bismarck, city and capital of North Dakota, seat of Burleigh County, and a port on the Missouri River, in the south central part of the state.
Following the discovery in 1874 of gold in the nearby Black Hills, Bismarck developed into an important outfitting and transportation center for miners.
In 1883 the city became the capital of the Dakota Territory, and when the territory was divided into two states in 1889, Bismarck was made the seat of government of North Dakota.
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 History: Otto von Bismarck and his Policies
Bismarck's two areas of concern were the Balkans, where the disintegration of the Turkish empire could easily lead to conflict between the Habsburg monarchy and Russia, and France, where the desire to avenge the defeat at Sedan was strong.
Bismarck had not counted on the emergence of new parties such as the Catholic Centre or the Social Democrats, both of whom began participating in imperial and Prussian elections in the early 1870s.
Bismarck retired to his estate an embittered man. That he was now a prince and extremely wealthy did not ease his retirement.
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 BISMARCK MEMORIAL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bismarck was born on April 1, 1815, at Schönhausen, northwest of Berlin, the son of a landowning nobleman (Junker) and an upper-middle-class commoner; his multifaceted background accounts for the unique blend of intellectual subtlety and Junker parochialism in his personal makeup.
Bismarck succeeded in discrediting the liberals, but had to make his peace with the Roman Catholics, and although he failed to defeat the Socialists, the social security legislation he introduced-national accident and health insurance and old-age pensions-ended whatever revolutionary designs they may have had.
Evaluation In striving for German unification Bismarck did not simply resort to "blood and iron." His moves were carefully prepared diplomatically, and he ended his wars as soon as his immediate objectives had been obtained.
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 A-Z: General Information: Bismarck Public School District   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bismarck Public Schools will accept students from other districts but they may not be able to enroll at a particular school if the building or classroom is too crowded.
The average cost to educate a child in Bismarck in 2005-2006 was $6,540 compared with the most recent state average in 2004-2005 of $7,042.
In reading, the percent of 4th graders in Bismarck who scored at the Advanced or Proficient level was 81%; 8th grade was 80%; and 11th grade was 72%.
www.bismarck.k12.nd.us /info/allinfo.html   (4292 words)

  
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Bismarck aimed at confrontation, hoping that if the laws were allowed to lapse and workers went too far, he would be able to revise the Constitution of 1867-71 in an undemocratic fashion.
Bismarck was the one man who could juggle five balls of which at least two were always in the air.
Bismarck's insistence on including the provision that allowed the police to remove socialist agitators from their home areas seemed certain to rule out a possible compromise between liberals and conservatives and thus to assure the bill's defeat.
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 Bismarck, Otto von   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the Spring of 1848, Bismarck was di smayed by the Crown's collaboration with the liberal opposition in creating a constitutional and representative political order.
Thus Bismarck supported the establishment of a parliament, but advocated one based on estates or professional associations, with the power to influence but not rival the authority of the monarch.
Bismarck's view of Germany was based on territory rather than on language and culture.
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 The Heritage of Bismarck   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bismarck is reported to have said at the time of the passage of the law, "now for the pig-sticking." The law was applied with severity.
After Bismarck's death the socialists were still being attacked as "the party of hostility" and as "the deadly enemy of the national state." The socialists were, at least in their doctrine and in their official statements, opposed to Bismarck's Germany.
When Bismarck retired as chancellor, Germany was the greatest military power in the world, her industrial progress was unmatched by any other country, she was a pioneer in social legislation, and her people were healthy, prosperous, and proud members of an orderly and largely admired nation.
mars.acnet.wnec.edu /~grempel/courses/germany/lectures/12bismarck.html   (2496 words)

  
 Bismarck and the Unification of Germany
Bismarck inherited the ideas and political principles of the Junker class of which he was born into.
Bismarcks father was loyal to the Prussian crown and narrow minded in his outlook, except for his choice in wife.
Bismarck never wanted to have enemies for long and hoped to pacify the Liberals with foreign policy achievement notably the unification of Germany.
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On May 23, Bismarck and Prinz Eugen were sighted in the Denmark Strait northwest of Iceland by the British cruisers HMS Suffolk and Norfolk.
Bismarck engaged Hood, and at 0600 a 15-inch shell from her fourth salvo tore through the ship, which split in two and sank with the loss of 1,415 men.
At 2047 that night, torpedo-bombers from Ark Royal scored hits that damaged Bismarck's steering gear and forced her to steam north northwest, directly towards the oncoming King George V and Rodney and shadowed closely by the cruiser HMS Sheffield and five destroyers led by Captain Philip Vian in HMS Cossack.
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 German Navy Ships--Bismarck (1940-1941)
Bismarck left the Baltic on 19 May 1941, en route to the Atlantic, accompanied by the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen.
Bismarck also received shell hits that degraded her seakeeping and contaminated some of her fuel.
Bismarck is somewhat down by the bow, the result of hits received in her engagement with HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Hood earlier in the day.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-fornv/germany/gersh-b/bismarck.htm   (696 words)

  
 Bismarck's Final Battle - Part 1
In Bismarck's final battle, the ship was fought from the conning tower, since she was no longer maneuverable, but at the extremely close range the engagement was fought even this station proved to be no safe haven for its occupants.
When Bismarck was ready for sea in August 1940, she was recognized by the British as a dangerous and powerful antagonist.
Bismarck continued on a course south to southwest until 0300 on 25 May, when she made a long gradual turn to starboard and maneuvered some distance behind her zig-zagging British pursuers on a course towards Cape Finnestere, France.
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 Bismarck
World War II German battleship, named after the "iron chancellor," Otto von Bismarck, 18th century's Germanic chancellor, responsible for the unification of the German states, the build up of its industries and the establishment of the African and Pacific colonies.
In pursuing the Bismarck the British employed eight battleships and battle cruisers, two aircraft carriers, 11 cruisers, 21 destroyers, and six submarines.
The Bismarck was finally sunk on May 27, 1941, a week after it was first sighted by the British, but not before it sank the English battleship Hood — then one of the largest warships afloat — with a salvo from its guns.
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 Amazon.com: Bismarck: Books: A.J.P. Taylor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A reevaluation of Bismarck's motives and methods, focusing on the chancellor's rise to power in the 1860's and his removal from office in 1890.
Bismarck may be read by high school students,housewives and educated men and women...A.J.P Taylor wrote to several audiences at once.
This parallel could even be extended one step further to claim that Taylor's assessment of Bismarck might be similar to the present assessment of Taylor; that is, both must be praised for their remarkable achievements but praised in such a way that they would be opposed to it.
www.amazon.com /Bismarck-J-P-Taylor/dp/0394703871   (2244 words)

  
 Bismarck, Illinois IL, village profile (Vermilion County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bismarck is a village in Vermilion County, in the Danville metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bismarck was $15,255, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Bismarck, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $381.
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 Bismarck (1940)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 1940 film 'Bismarck' was one of the Staatsauftragsfilme: the 'state-produced films' of the Third Reich which were clearly meant as Nazi propaganda.
'Bismarck' is a selective recounting of the life story of Otto von Bismarck, the prime minister of Prussia who achieved military victory over Austria, humiliated the French government, and proclaimed Kaiser Wilhelm the First as the Emperor of Germany.
Although Bismarck installed Wilhelm as emperor, this movie shows Bismarck challenging the Kaiser's authority and urging him to form a military non-aggression pact with Russia to strengthen Prussia's eastern flank.
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 Bismarck News
The property tax puzzle By JONATHAN RIVOLI Bismarck Tribune When Pete and Beryl Gartner moved to their small white house in Mandan 30 years ago, property taxes were hardly a concern.
Police looking into two claims of child abuse By JENNYMICHAEL Bismarck Tribune Bismarck police investigated two separate reports of child abuse and neglect in which children were removed from their homes Monday...
Bismarck, North Dakota - The top court in this midwestern state has rejected a dog owner's claim that a town ordinance against barking was unconstitutional.
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