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    1. The Norway flag was taken up on July 17, 1821, the flag was based on the Danish flag. The Danish flag has a red background with a white cross in the middle; the Swedish flag is blue with a yellow cross on it. The reason why the Norwegian flag is almost the exact same as the Danish flag is because Norway was ruled by Denmark for 400 years and the reason for the blue cross is Sweden was in a union with Norway from 1844 until 1898. (1,2) 2. In Norway the winters can snow exquisite amounts; in some places it can have snow up to 20 ft. on the ground. In Fjordane County it has an annual precipitation of 3575 mm (140 in.) that is an average of almost 10 mm a day (.4 in.). 3. Norway is amazing at winter sports. Since Norway has been in the Winter Olympics, they have won 107 gold medals, 121 silver medals, and 99 bronze medals. Norway has the most gold medals out of everyone that has participated in the Winter Olympics. They have been participating in the Olympics since; they have also held the Winter Olympics twice, once in Oslo, 1959 and Lillehammer, 1994. Recently Oslo rejected the 2022 Winter Olympics due the chance of losing a major amount of money. (3,4) 4.…

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    The Norway Massacre

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    a central area in Norway’s capital. The bomb killed 8 people and injured dozens. Breivik then proceeded to an island and shooting at men, women, and children who were now trapped on the island. He continued to go back and forth between shooting people and surrendering to the police for several hours. By then he had killed 67 people and injured 33 people. Breivik later admitted to training for the massacre by playing “Call of Duty” to develop acquisition and was involved in the “World of…

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    Causes Of Death In Norway

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    Prominent diseases of Norway are similar to the United States. In both countries, cardiovascular diseases and cancer are topping the charts for the populations (Chronic disease overview, 2015; World health organization, 2014). These diseases are affecting the population, health care systems and the future. These particular diseases are broken into subcategories with heart disease, stroke and cancer, leading the way for causes of death (Chronic disease overview, 2015; World health organization,…

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    Norway Research Paper

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    Norway spans across 148,746 square miles, 1700 miles of which are costline. Most of Norway is uninhabitable due to the many high mountains and long rivers. There is about 5 million people, many who live around Oslo, Norway’s capital. Norway is located on the western coastline of Scandinavia and about 9 miles from Russia. Norway is most known for Skiing but more specifically cross-country skiing. Almost every man, woman, and child can ski. Many have lots of free time and spend their time outside…

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    Breakfast In Norway Essay

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    1. Meals: what do we eat and when? Breakfast in Norway The most people in Norway, for example me, eats their breakfast early in the morning at weekdays. It depends on when our school or job begins. Most of us eats breakfast very early in the morning, for example between 6-8 in the morning. Most of us in Norway like to eat healthy food for our breakfast with energy that lasts for many hours. For breakfast I for example eat yoghurt, bread with cheese, ham or jam or cereal. Marked in yellow:…

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    789 - Vikings begin their attacks on England. 800 - The Oseberg Viking longship is buried about this time. 840 - Viking settlers found the city of Dublin in Ireland. 844 - A Viking raid on Seville is repulsed. 860 - Rus Vikings attack Constantinople (Istanbul). 862 - Novgorod in Russia is founded by the Rus Viking, Ulrich. 866 - Danish Vikings establish a kingdom in York, England. 871 - Alfred the Great becomes king of Wessex; the Danish advance is halted in England. 872 - Harald I gains…

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    Through the presentation of Norway in the 1800’s I gained the understanding that men were the bread winners and the dominant in the relationship and vice versa for the women, women were to stay at home, run errands, and give birth. In their society, men didn’t do the women’s roles and women didn’t do the men’s role. Also, marriages stayed within social classes. Nora and Torvald were both middle class that is one reason they are together. Also, the climate of Norway was warm summers and extremely…

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    Norway Rat Research Paper

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    Norway rats - Their effects Invasive, Non-native, and native species are all organisms that exist on our planet. They each come from different backgrounds, and influence each other directly, whether it be positive or negative. Native species are organisms which normally live and thrive in a particular community, while a non-native species are organisms which live outside their native distributional range. Non-native species are not necessarily invasive. Invasive species differ from regular…

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    the 1870s made the Swedish State become less tolerant to Sami land rights. During this era, it became more difficult for the Sami to acquire taxed lands, the premium placed on grazing lands was raised astronomically in Lapland and lands allocated for pastoral grazing also shrank in size. Sami in Sweden were also targeted for Christianisation, the christening of Sami as a national project was not aggressively pursued in Sweden as was the case in Norway. Laestadeanism evolved in Sweden in the…

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    Born on March 20, 1828, in Skien, Norway, was Henrik Ibsen. Ibsen was the oldest out of his five siblings. Ibsen’s father, Knud, was a successful merchant. His Mother, Marichen, painted, played the piano and loved to go the theater. Ibsen gather his interest in becoming an artist, just like his mother. At the age of eight Ibsen and his family moved to rundown farm, because of financial issues that brought his family to poverty. At the age of fifteen, Ibsen dropped out of school and went to work.…

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