Germany's government is a parliamentary system with a democratic constitution based on a division of powers within a federal structure and protection of individual liberty. Executive power is exercised by the chancellor,... More » Geography Europe Germany

Germany's government is a federal republic. Power is divided between states, and voters have ultimate control of political issues. The central government has limited power. More » Government & Politics Types of Government

In the age of imperialism, Britain, Spain and France had gained a clear advantage with colonies in Africa and South America, and they had control of some of the more choice parts of those continents. These three countrie... More » History Modern History Modern Europe
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Fatherland brings to mind law, government and order and Germany is a country that is in favor of these things and is such often referred to as the Fatherland. Fatherland was most commonly used during the time of Nazi Ger... More » Geography Europe Germany

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