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Fussgangerzone
pedestrian only
lufthansa
german airline
Gastarbeiter
foreigns who brought in after WWII
Wirtschaftswunder
miraculaous recovery of economy
Gestapo
nazi police
die Grunen
green party used to be the swing state in german gov't
Harz
beautiful mounrains in the center of Germany
Herrenchiemsee
a castle and lake that is the duplicate of Versailles created by Ludwig II
HH
Hansestadt Hamburg.Hanseatic League
Krupp
a heavy industrial company that made tanks for hitler
Kudamm
Berlin's equivalent of 5th Avenue
Kurswagen
detachable train wagon
Luftbrucke
air export and import to berlin
Meister
master craftsman
Azubi
blue collar worker
NPD
Nationalist Party
PDS
Former communist party in the east
Russlandgesetzt
Russian Law
Schweizer Banken
private swiss banks
SS
Shutzstaffel elite force in charge of concentration camps
Three Russian Cities
Koln Trier Mainz
Offentichle SChulen
99% of schools in germany are public
Zivildienst
army or community service(after high school)
Zuangsarbeiter
forced labor under Hitler
1933-1945
hitler comes to power
5% clause
a party much have 5% of votes to be recommended nationally
weimar
rebulic in germany b/w 1918 and 1933
Auslandergesetzt
the law that protects foreigners
Ballungsgebeit
megalopolis
1961
the berlin wall went up
NPD
Nationalist Party
NPD
Nationalist Party
PDS
Former communist party in the east
Russlandgesetzt
Russian Law
Schweizer Banken
private swiss banks
SS
Shutzstaffel elite force in charge of concentration camps
Three Russian Cities
Koln Trier Mainz
Offentichle SChulen
99% of schools in germany are public
Zivildienst
army or community service(after high school)
PDS
Former communist party in the east
Zuangsarbeiter
forced labor under Hitler
1933-1945
hitler comes to power
5% clause
a party much have 5% of votes to be recommended nationally
Russlandgesetzt
Russian Law
weimar
rebulic in germany b/w 1918 and 1933
Auslandergesetzt
the law that protects foreigners
Ballungsgebeit
megalopolis
Schweizer Banken
private swiss banks
1961
the berlin wall went up
SS
Shutzstaffel elite force in charge of concentration camps
Three Russian Cities
Koln Trier Mainz
Offentichle SChulen
99% of schools in germany are public
Zivildienst
army or community service(after high school)
Zuangsarbeiter
forced labor under Hitler
1933-1945
hitler comes to power
5% clause
a party much have 5% of votes to be recommended nationally
weimar
rebulic in germany b/w 1918 and 1933
Auslandergesetzt
the law that protects foreigners
Ballungsgebeit
megalopolis
1961
the berlin wall went up
1936
Berlin olympics (hitler wanted to showcase arian race)
brandenburger tor
main gate of berlin wall has big columns and victory chariot
bundesrat
senate. contries either have 3,4, or 5 senators based on size
CDU
republicans
SPD
democrats
Bundestag
house of reps.
DDR
east germany
kleingarten/shrebergarten
small plots of land outside the city, used for gardening
Konditerei
cafe
Federbetten
down filled comforters
realschule
school in between gymnasium
Mosel
a city/river in wester Germany known for wine production
Jugendherberge
youth hostile
jundenliche
teenagers
telekom
telecommunications
Postbank
banking services
Postdienst
Posting services
ADAC
german equivalent of AAA
Bild Zeitung
Hamgburg tabloids; known for large headlines
der Haltenverbot
can't park here
die Reinigung
cleaners
besetzt
busy
normalerweise
normally
einverstanden
understand
selbverstandlich
of course
bloss
only
leer
empty
die Quittung
recepit
offentiche Verkehrsmittel
public transportatoin
Farhschule
driving school
sister city of stl
stuttgart
die susswaren
sweets
der beamte
offical
die Luftpost
airmail
der Breifkasten
mailbox
die Geschwindigskeitbegrenzung
speed limit
der Einfluss
influence
ausprobieren
to try out
allein
alone
die Nachbarin
neighbor
the mediterannean
das meer
baltic sea
ost see
biggest harbor in germany
hamburg
largest cty in southern germany
munchen
name of city where federal govt meets
Berlin
name of city before fall of wall
Bonn
2 countries bordering germany in the west
frankreich niederlander
(france, netherlands)
river flowing west to east
Donau
river flowing into rhine
mosel
2 large cities in megalopois
dortmund dusseldorf
names of 2 german states
bayern nordrhein westfallen
germany has how many states?
16
start of romantische strasse
wurzburg
propulation of germany
86 million
1 euro worth how many dollars
1.20
big city in former east germany
dresden
year wall came down
1989
largest city in liechtenstein
vaduzz
2 cities in austria
vienna innsbruck
2 cities in swisterland
zurich, bern
Dusseldorf
dorf means small town, but its not
Schulausflug
field trip
koblenz
where mosel and rhein meet
rhein
north to west ends in lake constanz
kalte platte
cold cuts
Freiburg
biggest city in the schwarzwald
schwarzfahren
riding on a subway without a ticket
deutsches museum
in munich focuses on science... similar to smithsonian
eiserne vorhang
iron curtain.. churchill came and talked about it in fulton missouri
berliner mauer
berlin wall
vehkehrsknotenpunkt
where all the trade routes come together
freiereichstadt
free imperialist city