Brief on Germany Essay

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It is stated by John Edison in his orientation of The Culture of Germany, “The name Germany is derived from the Latin word Germania, which, at the time of the Gallic War (58–51 B.C.E.), was used by the Romans to designate various peoples occupying the region east of the Rhine.” (Edison) The Romans designated the word German from the Latin word Germania for all people that lived there. Any person that did not speak Latin or Roman also was Deutschland, which came from the Germanic language that means people. The word deutsch is to mark a difference in speech. Today’s Germany is a country with non-limited resources and the life styles reflect this. Their Government and political views and relations with NATO are continuing to grow. …show more content…
Five major rivers run through this country. The Rhine, the Weser and the Elbe all run north to northwest finishing at the North Sea. The Oder River runs along the Polish border, flows directly into the Baltic Sea. Finally, the Danube River runs right through the Black Forest to the east and emptying into the Black Sea. German infrastructure based its rise on a strong tradition of manual trades, training, qualification and licensing until the creation of the modern educational system in the nineteenth century. Several internships went through vocational schools. In order to run a craft, a certificate was required. By the mid 1990s, Barbers, electricians, auto mechanics, carpenters, house painters, brick masons, metalworkers, plumbers, bakers, butchers and building window cleaners made up the eleven important major trades in Germany. Major industries came late with in Germany. Germany maintained a very large agricultural business until the late nineteenth century. In 1871, Germany unified and the industrial development brought forth the extreme importance of coal resources in four major locations, Ruhr Valley, Saarland, the Leipzig area and Lusatia. Germany became the leader in steel production and metal and iron working. Germany has always held strong traditions and manual trades was one of them. Following World War II, the industry flowed south towards

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