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    Scandinavia Cuisine Introduction The Scandinavian countries include Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. These countries are located north of the Baltic and North seas, except Denmark and Iceland, and they share common borders. The population of the Scandinavia is mostly concentrated in the warmer south regions. The harsher northern areas extend above the Arctic Circle. Sweden has different climate zones. It has the widest range of agriculture that is concentrated in the south. It produces wheat, rapeseed, sugar beet, barley and oats. Norway has a wild mountainous terrain and a long coastline and that results sea fish being the staple diet, supplemented by reindeer. Denmark agriculture is oriented towards dairy products, pork and…

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    In modern-day Scandinavia, people use the marine environment as an important part of their life. From large oil rigs to small fishing villages, Scandinavians uilizedt the marine environment that surrounds them. I know this quite well, from experience. My paternal grandmother was raised on a small island and fishing village off the cost of northern Norway, called Sommarøy, near Tromsø. Her father was a fisherman and her mother was a Sami from Finnmark, which also lived off the sea. From her, I…

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    Scandinavia is a nation of around 27 million people who come from many cultures (Harrison). Primarily, they are a liberal democracy which places its values in being a welfare state. The state is currently recovering from a war with a country that was previously their largest trading partner, Germany. Because they are recovering from this war their economic priorities have shifted to helping take care of citizens affected by the war in Denmark as well as reparations to the land itself…

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    Australia Pros And Cons

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    successful country is its ability to continually progress forward. Yet the United States always seems to be behind other countries. For instance, women in the United States received the right to vote in 1920 but women in New Zealand started voting in 1893. Denmark was the first country to legalize same sex unions in 1989 but it wasn’t until 2015 that the United States legalized same sex marriage. If the United States wants to continue being a country who boasts “rights” and “world power” they…

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    Sweden Research Paper

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    Sweden: the cold Scandinavian country known for vikings, the Swedish chef from The Muppets, and Ikea. Sweden has unique traditional music, an especially contemporary education system, and an abundance of holidays and festivals. Sweden is known for some of it’s famous opera singers and excelling in educating their students. Especially their known for their style of music. In Sweden many different kinds of music are popular like pop, waltz, and traditional music. In Sweden traditional wind…

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    The Viking Age

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    The Viking Age was an era in European history during which the peoples of the Baltic and Scandinavia surged onto the world stage as pirates, raiders, traders, and fearless explorers. There are many controversies and theories as to why the Scandinavians chose, or were forced, to leave the far northern reaches of Europe. Various indications have suggested a possible population increase that correlates with available farming land, which in turn, connects to an increase of people looking to settle.…

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    became the new mantra. Chef Meyer along with some other chefs was determined to right this wrong doing. They spoke to the elderly citizens and obtained information about when food didn’t have to be imported. They also studied old recipes, and Nordic’s natural environment. They thought about what factors might be affecting such a large, relatively unspoiled area, with temperate climate, wild seas, and rich soil could not produce more. The results that they came up with is now available on many…

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    Upon enrolment, Sami children suffered many discriminations which include their compulsory learning in Swedish as dictated by the Sami School Act and punishing Sami children for using or speaking their mother tongues in the school. The Sami school Act was amended at different times with little or no effect, it was not until after the 1940s that the tangible policy changes were towards Sami education was reflected in Sweden Sami education policies (Kvist). Swedish national policies even before…

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    Saranian Tribe

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    their homeland. Even so, the Sami have always referred to themselves as Samis and not Lapps. Today in acknowledgement of this, their homeland is now referred to as Samiland rather than Lapland (Sami, n.d.). Samiland is rather arid and a place of extreme cold in which the temperature often dips below -22F/-30C in the depths of the dark winter months. The Samiland is often blanked in Snow from the month of November through the month of May. During the summer, the temperature only reaches…

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    In this genealogy, I will be considering my husband great great grandmother Vestromhagen, Sigrid (Sarah). She was born in Hedalen, Valdres Sor Aurdal Oppland, Norway; baptized Oct 12, 1845, Hedalen Stave Kirke. She immigrated in 1862 to Iowa County, WI. later married Nils Nilsen Daley who was born in Bratstolhovde Nord Aurdal, Norway. What is interesting is that her great great grandparents were full 3rd cousins. Here, is a little history of where her parents lived which was on a farm named…

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