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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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A written constitution clearly defines the division of powers within a government, the powers and limitations of each branch therein, and the rights of the citizens at large. Written constitutions also allow literate cit... More »

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Germany is famous for its beer, food, Cinderella-esque castles and ties to World War II. Germany also has a number of structures and historical figures that played a significant role in history. More »

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Germany is located in the west central portion of the European continent. The country's coastline extends 2,389 kilometers and borders the North Sea on its northwest portion and the Baltic Sea to the north. Germany's lan... More »

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