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  Chancellor of Germany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Archbishop of Mainz was German Chancellor until the end of the Holy Roman Empire in 2005 while the Archbishop of Cologne was Chancellor of Italy and the Archbishop of Trier of Burgundy.
The chancellor's authority emanates from the provisions of the Basic Law and from his or her status as leader of the party (or coalition of parties) holding a majority of seats in the Bundestag (federal parliament).
This was the case with Chancellor Gerhard Schröder from 1999 until he resigned the chairmanship of the SPD in 2004.
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 Chancellor of Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The chancellor's authority emanates from the provisions the Basic Law and from his or status as leader of the party or of parties holding a majority of seats the Bundestag.
The chancellor determines the composition of the The federal president formally appoints and dismisses ministers at the recommendation of the chancellor; Bundestag approval is needed.
The enigmatic chancellor;: Bethmann Hollweg and the hubris of Imperial Germany,
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 Chancellor of Germany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The new constitution of the 1919 Weimar Republic said that the Chancellor was appointed by the Federal President, but that the parliament had the right to dismiss a chancellor or any of the ministers.
The chancellor is the only member of the government elected by the Bundestag, the ministers are chosen by the chancellor himself (officially nominated by the Bundespräsident).
Unlike other parliamentary legislatures, the Bundestag cannot remove the chancellor simply with a Motion of No Confidence since, in the Weimar Republic, this procedure was abused by parties of both political extremes in order to oppose chancellors and undermine the democratic process.
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 Germany Info: Government & Politics
Chancellor Gerhard Schröder reiterated his call for a peaceful solution to the Iraq question in a policy statement on the current international situation before the German parliament on February 13, 2003.
The Chancellor emphasized that Germany is bearing its responsibilities in the fight against international terrorism, in the achieving of full disarmament of Iraq, and for upholding peace.
Germany is therefore pursuing and supporting a number of efforts aimed at a peaceful solution, including the French proposal for strengthening the inspections regime.
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 The Rise of Hitler - Jan. 30, 1933 Hitler Named Chancellor of Germany
Germany was a nation that in its history had little experience or interest in democracy.
Chancellors Schleicher and Papen had seriously suggested to Hindenburg the idea of replacing the republic itself with military dictatorship to solve the crisis of political stagnation.
When a teary-eyed Adolf Hitler emerged from the presidential palace as the new chancellor, he was cheered by Nazis and their supporters who believed in him, not the constitution or the republic.
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 Vice-Chancellor of Germany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Vice-Chancellor of Germany (Vizekanzler) in Germany is the second highest position in the government, and is usually held by the leader of the government's principal coalition partner.
However, the current Vice Chancellor is Labour Minister Franz Müntefering, who had been Chairman of the junior coalition partner SPD during the coalition talks.
Also unlike the US Vice President, the Vice-Chancellor will not automatically become Chancellor for the rest of the term if the Chancellor dies or becomes unable to fulfill his duties in any other way.
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 The Chancellor of Germany - German Government and Politics
For that reason, some observers refer to the German political system as a "chancellor democracy." The chancellor's authority emanates from the provisions of the Basic Law and from his or her status as leader of the party or coalition of parties holding a majority of seats in the Bundestag.
The constructive no-confidence vote makes it harder to remove a chancellor because opponents of the chancellor not only must disagree with his or her governing but also must agree on a replacement.
Although not commonly used, this procedure enables the chancellor to gauge support in the Bundestag for the government and to increase pressure on the Bundestag to vote in favor of legislation that the government considers as critical.
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 Holocaust Timeline: The Rise of the Nazi Party
The German population swallowed the bitter pill of defeat as the victorious Allies punished Germany severely.
Hindenburg created a new government, made up of a chancellor and cabinet ministers, to rule by emergency decrees instead of by laws passed by the Reichstag.
Germany's government remained on the brink of collapse.
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 New chancellor will give Germany, U.S. a chance for a new dialogue | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Merkel is the first female chancellor in Germany's history; the first leader who spent most of her life under Communist rule; and the first head of a coalition between the two major German parties since 1969.
Angela Merkel becomes chancellor at a moment of crisis for her country, poised between domestic reform and economic doldrums and social deadlock; between stalemate and new creativity on European integration; and between tradition and the need for new patterns in the Atlantic Alliance.
In Germany, the Merkel government marks the advent of a third postwar generation: less in thrall to the emotional pro-Americanism of the 1950s and 1960s but neither shaped by the passions of the so-called '68 generation.
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 Chancellor of Germany articles on Encyclopedia.com
Schröder, Gerhard SCHRÖDER, GERHARD [Schröder, Gerhard], 1944-, chancellor of Germany (1998-2005), b.
William II WILLIAM II [William II] 1859-1941, emperor of Germany and king of Prussia (1888-1918), son and successor of Frederick III and grandson of William I of Germany and of Queen Victoria of England.
In the summer of 1938, Chancellor Hitler of Germany began openly to support the demands of Germans living in the Sudetenland (see Sudetes) of Czechoslovakia for an improved status.
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 Chancellor of Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Hitler was not elected into power, he was appointed Chancellor by president Hindenburg, and that was done as a last resort.
Hitler was the last person in a virtual 'parade of Chancellors' that was appointed by Hindenburg, each one could not make a go of it.
On January 30th 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany.
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 Merkel faces daunting challenges as Germany's first female chancellor
Schroeder, who for three weeks clung to his demand to remain chancellor after his party finished a close second in the election, was the first to walk over and congratulate her.
The new chancellor has suggested that Berlin will place less emphasis on relations with Paris and Moscow and says she views Europe as a partner, not a counterweight, to the United States.
But she rose quickly through the ranks of her party after Germany was reunited in 1990, serving in the cabinet of former conservative Chancellor Helmut Kohl.
www.cbc.ca /cp/world/051122/w112262.html   (1134 words)

 Joint Interview with Federal Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroeder for Bild Newspaper, May 6, 2005
Germany provoked and started one of the most terrible wars in the history of humanity.
The allies sought at that time to free Germany from the burden of Nazism, restore civilian life and elect a democratic government within as short as possible a period of time.
The subsequent division of Germany into two separate states took place along the lines of military, political and ideological confrontation of interests at the height of the Cold War.
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 Scholastic News: Germany's First Female Chancellor
The new German Chancellor Angela Merkel smiles during the handing-over ceremony at the Chancellory in Berlin, Tuesday, November 22, 2005.
Germany and the United States choose their leaders very differently.
The daughter of a pastor, she was born in a rural town and studied to become a scientist.
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 Angela Merkel - Uncyclopedia
Angela Merkel (born June 8, 632 in Mecca) is the current Chancellor of Germany.
She has not yet accepted her position as Chancellor due to her opposition to the words "towel-heads," "armchair," and "German" in the German constitution.
After fellating Bill Clinton she moved to Germany and called herself Angela Merkel wich is an old apache-word for "blowing like the devil".
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 Angela Merkel elected Germany's first female chancellor, succeeds Schroeder
Angela Merkel is all smiles during a meeting with her legislators shortly before being elected as new German chancellor.
BERLIN (AP) - Angela Merkel was elected Tuesday as Germany's first female chancellor, taking power at the helm of an unwieldy alliance of the right and left that now officially has the job of turning around Europe's biggest economy.
The difficulties that could face the coalition were apparent in the vote, with at least 51 members of 448-member coalition voting against her in the secret ballot.
www.cbc.ca /cp/world/051122/w112218.html   (511 words)

Italy with the clenched fist and the sheath of corn, and Germany with the swastika, goosestep and straight-armed salute.
Germany needed to expand her lands to achieve self-sufficiency, so she had suitable lands for the mining and production of products.
Germany had been rearming since 1934, but with the outbreak of war conscription and output from munitions (arms) factories increased.
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 A Madam Chancellor for Germany? | Germany | Deutsche Welle | 24.05.2005
Now, few doubts remain that she will be put forward as the candidate for chancellor, in snap elections to be held as soon as this fall.
The chancellor's call to Germans to seal his fate is one of his greatest political gambles yet.
Germany's conservatives are fighting an image problem with state elections looming.
www.dw-world.de /dw/article/0,1564,1593612,00.html   (951 words)

 WJLA - Chancellor Convinced Germany Can Win   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Germany already used that home advantage to win the World Cup in 1974, when it beat the Netherlands 2-1 in a riveting final.
HONORARY SCHROEDER:@ Former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder was granted honorary membership in the German soccer federation Friday for helping Germany land the World Cup.
Friday's ceremony was attended by new Chancellor Angela Merkel, organizing committee president Franz Beckenbauer and FIFA president Sepp Blatter.
www.wjla.com /headlines/1205/284559.html   (489 words)

 Chancellor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The chancellors before Hitler, Bruning, Papen and Schleicher had been given access to the part of Article 48 which allowed them to rule by decree.
Hitler managed to do this by saying that he had been a catholic schoolboy, that he shared some of the same interests as them and that he was in the process of signing a concordat with the pope.
Hitler's appointment as chancellor, in a way, was the most important reason in his achievement of complete power.
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 The 'peace chancellor' - Editorials/Op-Ed - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
His image as the "peace chancellor," defying American plans for war and leading the "axis of good," brought him the few percentage points needed to secure his narrow re-election as German chancellor.
Germany, together with France and Great Britain, took America's side on this issue and pursued a policy which aimed to discourage Iran from its nuclear ambitions.
Lastly, there is still the danger of a major terrorist attack in Germany influencing the domestic, political situation.
www.washtimes.com /op-ed/20050828-100445-9297r.htm   (908 words)

 Chancellor of Germany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The German head of government has been known as the Chancellor (German: Kanzler) ever since the creation of the post.
Due to his administrative tasks the head of the chapel of the imperial palace was called Chancellor, the Archbishop of Mainz was German Chancellor until the end of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806 while the Archbishop of Cologne was Chancellor of Italy and the Archbishop of Trier of Burgundy.
Germany's 1949 constitution, the Basic Law (Grundgesetz), invests the Chancellor (Bundeskanzler) with central executive authority.
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Germany's major rivers are the Danube, the Elbe, the Oder, the Weser, and the Rhine.
Adolf Hitler, an Austrian war veteran and a fanatical nationalist, fanned discontent by promising a Greater Germany, abrogation of the Treaty of Versailles, restoration of Germany's lost colonies, and the destruction of the Jews, whom he scapegoated as the reason for Germany's downfall and depressed economy.
Germany's recession continued in 2003: for the previous three years Europe's biggest economy had the lowest growth rate among EU countries.
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 Otto von Bismarck: The Iron Chancellor of Germany
Otto von Bismarck: The Iron Chancellor of Germany
Otto von Bismarck - The Iron Chancellor of Germany
Under the "Iron Chancellor", Otto von Bismarck, Germany grew from a loose confederation of weak states to a unified powerful empire.
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 Aljazeera.Net - Merkel is Germany's new chancellor
Angela Merkel has been elected Germany's first woman chancellor by an overwhelming majority of deputies in the Bundestag lower house of parliament.
The vote makes her the first German chancellor to have grown up in the former communist east, and bring to an end months of political uncertainty that followed an inconclusive 18 September general election.
Merkel was forced during month-long coalition talks to scrap her plans for a major shake-up of the German social welfare system that had been a cornerstone of her election programme.
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