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    Lithuanian Holocaust

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    what extent were Lithuanian locals responsible for the Lithuanian Holocaust? Lithuania, the southernmost of Europe’s Baltic states, had its own distinct and highly developed Jewish culture, including a special dialect of the Yiddish language. Lithuanian Jewry played a profound role in many Jewish ideologies, including the Jewish workers' movement. Before World War 2 the Jewish population of Lithonia was some 160,000, about 7 percent of the total population (Abramovich and Zilberg, 2011). However, at the beginning of the war refugees fled into Lithuania from Poland resulting in a Jewish population of approximately 250,000 in 1941. Though, more than 95% of Lithuania's Jewish population was massacred over the three-year occupation of the National…

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    & Michalowicz, 1990, p. 5). The Lithuanian Jews suddenly had no rights and were now considered a lower class. Soon the Jews had vanished from the streets and the city. “They fear that death lies in wait for them around every corner.” (Tory, et al., 1990, p.7). No one could have imagined how bad things would get and how fast they would get that way. The Lithuanians had animosities toward the Jews long before Nazi Germany’s invasion. One of the first acts of what was considered an independent…

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    Lithuania is baltic country that not many of us know about nor know the awful history of. It is where the book’s characters are from. Lina is the main character and her family and her taken on a journey. Lina’s mother and brother are the ones with that went with her. Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia were attacked by Joseph Stalin. Stalin is not know as much as Hitler. However, he killed over 20 million people during his region. When they both signed a pact of nonaggression, Stalin deported all the…

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    After the separation, the country went through a number of economic difficulties due to the falling of the industrial infrastructure of the country and the economic stability the country enjoyed previously was lost. Thus, Lithuania had to gradually adopt open market policies and adopt the needs of the capitalist system. The country is one of the most successful countries to adopt open market reforms and improve their economic performance up until the time of the recession that the country faced…

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    The battle of Tannenberg/Grunwald in the year of 1410 marks a monumental victory for the Lithuania-Polish armies and a devastating blow for the Teutonic Order. The Lithuania-Polish victory stopped the Orders rein that ultimately ended the power of the Teutonic Order. Knowing the Orders origins and history, what led up to this battle, the plans and tactics used, and the aftermath of this battle is essential in understanding why the battle was so interesting. The fall of the Ulrich Von…

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    approximately 1991. From 1940 to 1991, the Soviet Union was made up of fifteen republics.Between the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, Russia began to expand its territory. Then in 1922 the Bolsheviks controlled Russia and formed the Soviet Union, a communist state comprised of fifteen republics. Russia was th largest and most powerful of these. Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia were among the republics of the Soviet Union until it dissolved Baltic nations (Lithuania,…

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    Most Effective Foreign Government While government is a sore topic for many Americans, other countries are also having their own interpersonal issues. The question, which country has the best government has been food for thought for many. Some at this point would even argue that the discussion of it is trite and superfluous. Lithuania, Switzerland, and Mozambique were the final contestants in the competition. All three countries have a form of democracy, allowing the people to have a say in the…

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    Japanese diplomat stationed in Lithuania during the time of the Holocaust. While Sugihara resided in his consulate building doing his job as a diplomat, he saw many atrocities happening to the Jews in Europe. He struggled with the concept of issuing visas to the Jewish community because he was unsure about disobeying his government's orders. Because of Sugihara's brave decision to go against the anti-Semitism in Europe, he was able to save 8,000 Jews from being annihilated. Chiune Sugihara took…

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    My book was” Between Shades of Gray” by Ruta Sepetys. Some of the characters are Lina, Jonas, Mother, Papa, Andrius, Janina, “The Bald Man”, and Chief Kretkzy. Lina is a fifteen turning sixteen year old girl from Lithuania, who loves to draw. Jonas and Mother are her brother and mother.Papa isn’t mentioned much. That is because he has already been taken by the NKVD, which is Russian soldiers. Kind of like the Nazis. Andrius is Lina’s love interest.Janina is a young girl. The author doesn’t…

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    According to Sara M. Seifert et al. authors of Health Effects of Energy Drinks on Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults, “Energy drinks are consumed by 30% to 50% of adolescents and young adults.” This has lead to many adolescents to the path of obesity because of the excessive amount of energy drinks kids have.(Cavadini C, Siga-Riz AM, Popkin BM. U. S. adolescent food intake trends from 1965 to 1996. Arch Dis Child 2000;83) Recently the small country of Lithuania has banned the sale of energy…

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