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  Congress Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Congress Poland largely emerged as a result of the efforts of Adam Czartoryski, the Russian foreign affairs minister and a Pole who aimed to resurrect the Polish state in alliance with Russia.
Congress Poland had a parliament which could vote on laws and was responsible to the tsar.
In the 1880's, the official language of Congress Poland was changed to Russian, the Polish language was banned both from the office and education, and the process of liquidating the autonomy was finished.
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 Station Information - Congress Poland
Congress Poland largely emerged as a result of the efforts of Adam Czartoryski, the Russian foreign affairs minister, who was a Pole and who aimed to resurrect the Polish state in alliance with Russia.
Formally, Congress Poland was one of the few contemporary constitutional monarchies in Europe, with the Tsar of Russia as Polish King.
The Congress Poland was abandoned by the Russian army in 1915.
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 Congress Poland: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Congress Poland largely emerged as a result of the efforts of Adam Czartoryski (additional info and facts about Adam Czartoryski), the Russian foreign affairs minister and a Pole who aimed to resurrect the Polish state in alliance with Russia (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state).
Congress Poland had a parliament (A legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Great Britain)) which could vote on laws and was responsible to the tsar.
After the defeat of the uprising, the official language of Congress Poland was changed to Russian, the Polish language (additional info and facts about Polish language) was banned both from the office and education, and the process of liquidating the autonomy was finished.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/co/congress_poland.htm   (549 words)

  
 Congress of Vienna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Congress of Vienna was a conference between ambassadors from the major powers in Europe that was chaired by the Austrian statesman Klemens Wenzel von Metternich and held in Vienna, Austria, from September 1, 1814, to June 9, 1815.
The Congress was concerned with determining the entire shape of Europe after the Napoleonic wars, with the exception of the terms freedom of peace with France, which had already been decided by the Treaty of Paris, signed a few months earlier, on May 30, 1814.
At the Congress, the United Kingdom was represented first by its Foreign Secretary, the Viscount Castlereagh; after February 1815, by the Duke of Wellington; and in the last weeks, after Wellington left to meet Napoleon, by the Earl of Clancarty.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Congress_of_Vienna   (1596 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Congress Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kingdom of Poland was the state proclaimed by the Imperial Germany and Austria-Hungary from the areas of the former Congress Poland on November 5, 1916.
Category: History of Poland Although the majority of the szlachta was reconciled to the end of the Commonwealth in 1795, the possibility of Polish independence was kept alive by events within and without Poland throughout the nineteenth century.
Congress Poland was ruled by the Russian Empire for a century, until briefly captured by Germany in World War I; and later given independence by the Soviet government.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Congress-Poland   (1955 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Congress Poland
The term Congress Poland is an unofficial name of the Kingdom of Poland (1815-1831), a political entity that was created out of the Duchy of Warsaw at the Congress of Vienna in 1815, when European powers reorganised Europe following the Napoleonic wars.
After the defeat of the uprising, the official language of Congress Poland was changed to Russian, the Polish language was banned both from the office and education, and the process of liquidating the autonomy was finished.
Congress Poland was abandoned by the Russian army in 1915 and the following year the occupying Central Powers created the puppet Kingdom of Poland out of most of its territory.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Poland revolted from the empire, and the Polish Church began a reform in accordance with Gregory's decrees.
The Church of Poland took part, it is true, in the Synod of Constance, at which Hus was burnt, but had not the strength to oppose effectively the reactionary tendency of the nobility, which sought to use heresy as a counterpoise to the influence of the Church.
The head of the Catholic Church in Poland was the Archbishop of Gnesen, primate of the kingdom and legatus nalus.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12181a.htm   (17027 words)

  
 Congress Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Congress Poland largely emerged as a result of the efforts of AdamCzartoryski, the Russian foreign affairs minister, who was a Pole and who aimed to resurrect the Polish state in alliancewith Russia.
Formally, Congress Poland was one of the few contemporary constitutional monarchies in Europe, with the Tsar of Russiaas Polish King.
Congress Poland had a parliament which voted laws and was responsible to the Tsar's Viceroy in Poland, Grand-DukeConstantine, the Tsar's brother.
www.therfcc.org /congress-poland-57904.html   (308 words)

  
 Congress Poland: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It had also its own army, Polish currency (additional info and facts about Polish currency), budget, penal code (The legal code governing crimes and their punishment) and was separated from the rest of Russian lands by a customs boundary.
Congress Poland lasted for a mere 15 years.
Throughout the 19th century the term Congress Poland continued to be used in relation to these territories, although the political entity they were connected with no longer existed.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/C/Co/Congress_Poland.htm   (549 words)

  
 Read about Congress Poland at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Congress Poland and learn about Congress Poland here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Congress Poland largely emerged as a result of the efforts of Adam Czartoryski, the Russian foreign affairs minister and a Pole who aimed to resurrect the Polish state in alliance with
Alexander I was crowned as the King of Poland and obeyed the constitution.
Congress Poland was abandoned by the Russian army in
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 The Historical Setting: Partitioned Poland
Poland's location in the very center of Europe became especially significant in a period when both Prussia/Germany and Russia were intensely involved in European rivalries and alliances and modern nation states took form over the entire continent.
In the subsequent peace settlement of the Congress of Vienna, the victorious Austrians and Prussians swept away the Duchy of Warsaw and reconfirmed most of the terms of the final partition of Poland.
High-handed imposition of land reforms in Poland aroused hostility among the landed nobles and a group of young radical intellectuals influenced by Karl Marx and the Russian liberal Alexander Herzen.
info-poland.buffalo.edu /classroom/longhist4.html   (2167 words)

  
 Poland, 1815: Preventing Violent Conflict: Teaching Guides: For The Classroom: Education: U.S. Institute of Peace
Once more, Poland would be divided, although the Russian-controlled part of Poland, the Grand Duchy of Warsaw, was given a fairly liberal constitution which allowed for separate political institutions, including a separate army.
The undersigned, His Britannic Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for foreign affairs, and Plenipotentiary to the Congress of Vienna, in desiring the present Note concerning the affairs of Poland may be entered on the Protocol, has no intention to revive controversy, or to impede the progress of the arrangements now in contemplation.
Article 2: The crown of the kingdom of Poland is hereditary in Our person and in those of Our descendants, heirs and successors, on the basis of the order of succession established for the imperial throne of Russia.
www.usip.org /class/guides/preventing_poland.html   (1418 words)

  
 Vital Records in Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Poland's excellent system of civil registration of vital records (birth, marriage and death records) is the best in Eastern Europe -- better than most U.S. States.
However, you often do not have to write to Poland to find these pre-1903 records, because many have been microfilmed by the Mormons (LDS), and many others have been or are being indexed by the Jewish Records Indexing - Poland project.
Civil vital registration in what became Russian Poland (the Kingdom of Poland, also known as Congress Poland) began in 1808 in the Duchy of Warsaw, and the records were kept in "Napoleonic format", a paragraph-essay style.
www.jewishgen.org /infofiles/polandv.html   (1641 words)

  
 Library of Congress History of Poland: The Historical Setting
Convention fixes the origins of Poland as a nation near the middle of the tenth century, contemporaneous with the Carolingians, Vikings, and Saracens, and a full hundred years before the Norman conquest of Britain in 1066.
Many foreign observers perceive Poland as a perennial victim of history, whose survival through perseverance and a dogged sense of national identity has left a mixed legacy of indomitable courage and intolerance toward outsiders.
To Poles, their history includes brighter recollections of Poland as a highly cultured kingdom, uniquely indulgent of ethnic and religious diversity and precociously supportive of human liberty and the fundamental values of Western civilization.
info-poland.buffalo.edu /classroom/longhist.html   (336 words)

  
 Kingdom of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
was established according to resolutions of the Congress in Vienna (1815) and thus it was often referred to as "Congress Poland".
The territory of Congress Poland included areas which during the Partitions of Poland were initially annexed by Prussia and Austria but then, due to the result of the Napoleonic Wars, were taken over by Russia.
Those included mostly the historical region of Masovia, northern parts of Little Poland (most of which then belonged to Galicia), eastern fragments of Greater Poland (whose other parts constituted the Prussian Province of Posen), and certain regions of historical Lithuania.
www.polishroots.org /genpoland/kpol.htm   (334 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of Congress Poland - ToC
A Brief History of Poland, from Polonia Today; The History of Poland, by Mieczyslaw Kasprzyk; Political History of Poland, by F.
Chronology of Catholic Dioceses - Poland, from Kirken i Norge
George Sanford, Adriana Gozdecka-Sanford, Historical Dictionary of Poland, Scarecrow 1994, KMLA Lib.Sign.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/eceurope/xcgrpoland.html   (297 words)

  
 Formation of Lutheran Parishes in Russian Poland
It should be noted that Congress Poland, also called Russian Poland, existed between 1815 and appr.
The parish formation is shown chronologically, interspersed with important historical events that took place in Poland during the same period.
Lutheran parishes in other parts of Poland, lying outside of Congress Poland, such as Volhynia, Silesia, West Prussia, etc., are not shown here.
www.sggee.org /parish_histories/ParishFormationHistory.html   (2933 words)

  
 Review of the Role of the Polish American Congress in Bringing Poland into NATO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On September 1, 1939 Poland was invaded by the Nazis, and shortly after that the Soviets attacked from the East, ripping Poland apart and sending millions of its citizens into Siberia and methodically killing Polish intelligentsia.
Adopts resolution concerning admission of Poland to NATO: "Now be it resolved: To urge the Government of the United States to ensure that Poland become a full member of NATO as soon as possible." Resolution with strong cover letter transmitted to President Clinton on October 28.
Polish American Congress invited by the Secretaries of State and Defense to participate as observers on a tour to NATO headquarters (Brussels), US European Command, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland, to assess the military readiness and preparations of the three candidate countries to join NATO.
www.polamcon.org /history-nato.htm   (4471 words)

  
 News @ Serbian Unity Congress | Poland backs Serbia's bid to join EU, Xinhuanet, November 09, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Poland supports all efforts by Serbia-Montenegro to return to Western Europe and will discuss the issue with other European countries, Kwasniewski told a joint press conference with Serbia-Montenegro President Svetozar Marovic.
Poland is a country which Serbia-Montenegro can count on for help, said Kwasniewski, adding his country is ready to offer its experience in its EU accession.
Relations between Poland and the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia remained cold as the two countries looked in different directions for political allegiance following the collapse of the former Soviet Union in 1991.
news.suc.org /bydate/2004/November_09/6.html   (214 words)

  
 CIN - Mary leads us to Eucharist - Message of Pope John Paul II To 19th International Marian Congress Czestochowa, ...
Therefore when we celebrate the Eucharist, the memorial of Christ's passover, the memory of his Mother's suffering is also made alive and present, this Mother who, as an unsurpassable model, teaches the faithful to unite themselves more intimately to the sacrifice of her Son, the one Redeemer.
The organizers of the 19th International Marian Congress in Jasna Gora proposed this as a theme for study and prayer.
May these days bring you all close to her who-throughout her life in communon with her Son, not only by ties of blood but especially by love -is the most perfect Teacher of that love which enables us to be united in the deepest way with Christ in the mystery of his Eucharistic presence.
www.cin.org /jp960815m.html   (722 words)

  
 Ukrainian Catholic Delegation Participates in Catholic Movements Congress in Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Warsaw — A Ukrainian Greek Catholic delegation participated in the Third Polish Congress of Catholic Movements and Societies, held in Poland's capital, Warsaw, on 11 and 12 June 2005.
The participants of the congress stressed that the lay movement in Poland has achieved “ecclesiastic maturity” and is now serving the Polish church and society.
The congress, which allowed Christians from all over the world to participate online, is planned to continue until 2007 in the form of thematic discussions on various social and religious issues.
www.ucef.org /news/050612.html   (139 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of Poland - Congress Poland 1815-1830
Therefore, Poland, as long as it did not question the Czar's rule and did not engage in a drastic change of it's constitution, enjoyed a considerable degree of autonomy.
In 1818 the new ARCHDIOCESIS OF WARSAW was established, in accordance with the borders of Congress Poland.
Tariffs for trade across the border separating Congress Poland from the Russian Empire were set low, in contrast to tariffs collected at the other borders.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/eceurope/rpol181530.html   (531 words)

  
 Green Car Congress: Poland Plans First Nuclear Plant
Poland plans to build its first nuclear power station by the year 2023 in order to comply with requirements restricting greenhouse gas emissions, according to Deputy Economy Minister Jacek Piechota.
Poland has traditionally depended heavily on lignite and hard coal, and will continue to do so in the future.
Poland's nuclear power has zero to do with EU membership and everything to do with the absence of terrorists, dictators and other nutcases ready to use nuclear power for a holy war.
www.greencarcongress.com /2004/12/poland_plans_fi.html   (387 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of Poland - Congress Poland, 1830-1863   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An ADMINISTRATIVE REFORM of Congress Poland reduced the number of districts (1837); in 1839 Poland's schools were placed under the supervision of the St. Petersburg authorities.
In Congress Poland, the state of emergency was lifted.
Cum Primum, Encyclica of Pope Gregory XVI to the clergy of the Kingdom of Poland, June 9th 1832, to combat the error of some who under the pretext of religion were inciting disobedience and rebellion against civil authority.
www.stabi.hs-bremerhaven.de /gbs2/whkmla/region/eceurope/pol183063.html   (805 words)

  
 Poland Genealogy and Family History
These maps show how Poland looked prior to the first partition in 1772, and then at the each of the subsequent partitions (1772 - 1st, 1793 - 2nd, 1795 - 3rd).
These maps show how Poland changed during the period it was under Napoleonic rule (Duchy of Warsaw), Congress Poland or Kingdom of Poland (within the Russian Empire), and Independent Poland (after 1921).
This was in the central part of Poland and was incorporated into the Duchy of Warsaw in 1806 and became part of Congress Poland in 1815.
www.progenealogists.com /poland   (670 words)

  
 Report of Paul Valar, May 16, 1959, Concerning the 5th International Ski School Congress, Poland, April 1959
Poland received the 5th Congress because of a strange International situation.
The Ski School Congress is run in the times when we do not have an FIS Congress.
Progressive thinking th*t came out of the Congress is the folldwing: The Austrians added to their tkaching the word " Fersendrehschub" They do not use a heel thrust for a Christy down hill.
www.lib.utah.edu /epubs/accn425/bx9/fd14/014.html   (2410 words)

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