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 History of Czechoslovakia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1935 Edvard Beneš succeeded Masaryk as president.
Czechoslovakia became a satellite state 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 equaled by Austria and Greece.
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When San Martin was elected president in 1944, he abandoned his earlier reformist ideas and became the first of a series of increasingly corrupt elected regimes over the next eight years.
The CIA assured President Kennedy that if matters were allowed to go on as they were, Castro would be strengthened in power (which was untrue) and that the invasion would be success because of the Cuban people, led by the anti-Castro underground, would rise against him as soon as they heard of the landing.
President Diem's brother Nhu was the actual power in the government heading up a semi-secret political organization that controlled all military and civil appointments.
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 American Experience | The Presidents | Harry S. Truman | PBS
America's president did not know that the Soviets were developing an atomic weapon of their own.
In his speech, the president stated "I believe it must be the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures." Congress agreed with the president and overwhelmingly approved the aid.
He was the first president to address the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the first president to ask Congress for comprehensive civil rights legislation.
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 Václav Havel and Philately
The second presidency period of Václav Havel as Czechoslovak President can be illustrated by a letter of Germany sent on the first day of second period of President Havel (July 5, 1990) to him via Czechoslovak Consulate in Germany.
President Havel tried to organize a referendum deciding about future of the common state, he introduced this idea in a TV speech on Nov. 17, 1991.
First in the third round on Feb. 28, 2003 the new President Klaus was elected with important support of Communist Party expressing its support to him yet before the election and with help of social democratic members of Parliament voting against candidate nominated by their party.
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 List of Presidents of Czechoslovakia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of presidents of Czechoslovakia.
It also lists leaders of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia during the time when that party held a leading role in the state (1948-1989).
List of Prime Ministers of the Czech Republic
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Czechoslovakia (Czech: Československo, Slovak: Československo/after 1990 Česko-Slovensko) was a country in Central Europe that existed from 1918 until early 1993 (with a government-in-exile during the World War II period).
After World War II, pre-war Czechoslovakia was reestablished, The Benes decrees concerned the expropriation of wartime "traitors" and collaborators accused of treason but also all ethnic Germans and Hungarians.
Three years later the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia seized power (1948–1989) following a 1946 parliamentary election in which the Communists emerged as the winner in the Czech lands (the Democratic Party was the winner in Slovakia) and the country came under the influence of the Soviet Union.
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 ipedia.com: Czechoslovakia Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Czechoslovakia (Czech and Slovak: Československo), former 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 whole Czechia and (the remaining) Slovakia was forced to declare independence.
Except for a short period in the late 1960s (the Prague Spring) the country was characterized by the absence of democracy, the promotion of atheism, and relative economic backwardness compared to Western Europe.
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They printed lists of performers who had signed petitions or whose names had appeared on letterheads or at fundraising events on behalf of causes deemed "subversive." If one's name appeared on these lists, the most notorious of which was Red Channels, one's employment also ceased.
Directors Guild of America President Jack Shea announced that the DGA was restoring Director Herbert Biberman's membership and officially returning his name to the list of legendary giants who founded the Screen Directors Guild.
Listed under her name were leftist petitions she had signed, the anti-HUAC gatherings she had attended, and other "Communist front" activities.
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 - Avoo - Ask Us A Question - These are lists of incumbents, i   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
lists of people in various offices and positions, including heads of states or of subnational entities.
Current incumbents may also be found in the countries' articles (main article and "Politics of") and the list of national leaders, recent changes on 2005 in politics, and past leaders on State leaders by year and Colonial governors by year.
President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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 Elster, Jon (1995), Transition, constitution-making and separation in Czechoslovakia
President Thomas Masaryk, although elected by the parliament and endowed with limited formal powers, had exceptionally large de facto powers, due to his prestige as founder of the new state.
After Havel's resignation from the federal presidency, it was reported that he might accept the presidency of the Czech republic if that office was vested with more than symbolic powers (37).
It is well known, however, that the real power of the president may deviate from the formal attributions, either because of accumulated traditions (39) or because of the personality of the office holder.
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 Female Presidents of Parliaments 1990-99
In September 1999 the tradition that the presidency of the Senate changed every month was changed, and she elected President for the remaining part of the legislative period.
1993-2001 President of the Storting Kirsti Kolle Grøndahl, Norway
1993-2001 President of The Zastupnièki Dom (House of Districts) Katica Ivanisevic, Croatia
www.guide2womenleaders.com /Parliaments1990.htm   (3482 words)

 List of presidents of the Czech Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of presidents of the Czech Republic.
The President is the head of state of the Czech Republic.
If a new President has not been elected by the end of a President's term, some powers are moved to Prime Minister, some are moved to Head of the Chamber of Deputies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_presidents_of_the_Czech_Republic   (209 words)

 2000 Election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When George W. Bush is president and I am vice president, tests will be taken, results will be measured, schools will answer to parents, and no child will be left behind.
There is no more important responsibility for a president of the United States than his role as commander in chief, and the obligation that he undertakes on behalf of all of us to decide when to send our young men and women to war.
I think it's very important that we have an administration where we have a president with firm leadership, who has the kind of track record of dealing straight with people, of keeping his word, so that friends and allies both respect us and our adversaries fear us.
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 World Almanac for Kids
BUSH, George Herbert Walker (1924–), 41st president of the U.S. Bush was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Mass., and grew up in Greenwich, Conn. A World War II carrier pilot in the Pacific, he was discharged in 1945 with a Distinguished Flying Cross.
He met with Mikhail Gorbachev, president of the USSR, in December 1989 at Malta, where they agreed to negotiate an end to production of chemical weapons, cut long-range missiles by up to 50 percent, and reduce conventional forces in Europe.
Their eldest son, George W. Bush, was elected governor of Texas in 1994; reelected in 1998, he narrowly defeated Vice-President Al Gore to win the U.S. presidency in 2000.
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 Timeline US Presidents to GW Bush
The Democrat ticket was swamped in the general election by incumbent President Richard Nixon in the November 7 election.
President Nixon declared that the bombing of North Vietnam would continue until an accord was reached.
Agnew, vice president to President Richard M. Nixon, resigned from his office and pleaded no contest to one charge of income tax evasion in return for the dropping of all other charges.
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 American Experience | The Presidents | Harry S. Truman | PBS
The President of the National Council of Poland and members of the Polish Provisional Government of National Unity have been received at the Conference and have fully presented their views.
During the period up to the conclusion of peace with Hungary the President (or Vice-President) of the ACC will regularly call conferences with the British and American representatives for the purpose of discussing the most important questions relating to the work of the ACC.
(1) We-The President of the United States, the President of the National Government of the Republic of China, and the Prime Minister of Great Britain, representing the hundreds of millions of our countrymen, have conferred and agree that Japan shall be given an opportunity to end this war.
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 Rare Breeds Pigeon Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is important to study the standard for each Statnie breed since many of these breeds have been crossed with each other in the USA and Canada in the past.
The description of the characteristics that make each one of the three categories unique is listed beneath each heading.
The breeds listed under each heading are breeds that are believed to be in the USA and Canada.
members.aol.com /fancyclub/rbpclistcat.html   (381 words)

 Famous Freemasons Masonic Presidents
At the Annual Session of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, September 24-25, 1940, Brother Truman was elected (by a landslide) the ninety-seventh Grand Master of Masons of Missouri, and served until October 1, 1941.
Brother and President Truman was made a Sovereign Grand Inspector General, 33º, and Honorary Member, Supreme Council on October 19,1945 at the Supreme Council A.A.S.R. Southern Jurisdiction Headquarters in Washington D.C., upon which occasion he served as Exemplar (Representative) for his Class.
Hilton, Charles C. - is listed as a mason on many lists as founder of Hilton Hotels, but the hotel chain was founded by Conrad Hilton, who was a staunch Catholic who left most of his estate to support Catholic charities.
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 Price List for Americana - USA Presidents - USA Bicentennial - American Related   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Price List for Americana - USA Presidents - USA Bicentennial - American Related
Americana - USA Presidents - USA Bicentennial - American Related
That is, in the Preparation Stage before applying to the Souvenir Sheet.
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 War and War-Era Movies: Media Resources Center UCB
In this spirited musical set during the Civl War only a plea to President Lincoln can save the day when the father of a plantation girl is arrested and charged with espionage against the Yankees.
Named for the insignia of the First Infantry Division, this World War II combat film follows a handful of young GIs and their sergeant (Played by Lee Marvin) as they battle their way from North Africa through Sicily, Omaha Beach and Belgium to the ultimate horror of the concentration camp at Falkenau, Czechoslovakia.
And that's just what a Vietnam veteran is after when he returns home from the war, only to find himself drawn into a life of crime.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /MRC/Warfilm.html   (13888 words)

 Czech Republic
Provisional President of Land Government of the Duchy of Teschen
General secretaries of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (KSC)
1 Jan 1969 Czech Socialist Republic within Czechoslovakia.
www.worldstatesmen.org /Czech_Republic.html   (4212 words)

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