Transformation Of Germany

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Standing as the center of Europe’s economic force, Germany has transformed numerous times over the past century. From the tyrannical and hated country at the forefront of World War II to now being a formidable ally to not only the United Nations, but all of Europe and the world. Today, Germany has overwhelmingly exceeded the expectations of its post-World War II military, economic, and political downfalls. With the restructuring of its economy, Germany has now become the number one support channel within Europe. They have secured their spot as the ally to have in your corner. Germany is geographically a tiny country, measuring in at approximately the size of Texas, compared to its immense counterparts such as the United States or China. …show more content…
Every event that took place in the country during that time was ran by the notorious dictator, Adolf Hitler. German Citizens did not have any conviction in the German system. Due to the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler, citizens were not able to cast their vote for anything nor was anyone’s voice heard other than his own. Following the Second World War, the fall of the holocaust, and the defeat of Hitler and the Nazis; the first Chancellor of the country was voted into office in 1949. The Grundgesetz, also known as the basic law, was established in 1949 and still remains in effect to this present-day. Every five years a new Federal President is voted into office, who is head of state. Whoever is elected into office, he or she has little to no involvement when certain issues are addressed to the government. The Federal Chancellor is the leader of the German Government, furthermore, the only person who is elected into the Federal Government. The political system is comprised of parties much like the United States has its political parties. Subsequently when voters across Germany vote, they do not necessarily just vote for the person whom they give their vote to. Citizens also judge and consider the dissimilar alliances and base their decisions off of which parties they would like to see form an alliance. The Bundestag is the German parliament, composed of 598 seats and represents the German people in the process of electing the new Chancellor. In 1955 Germany became a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), which currently has 28 countries as members. Since Germany is in the center of the allied countries which make up NATO, many of the national meetings convene in Germany even though the NATO Headquarters is essentially in Belgium. Considering some of the most powerful politicians frequently visited Germany, some of the world’s top movies have been filmed there, and a

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