Presentation on theme: "Hitler invades Poland Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Warsaw Uprising Russia set up a Communist-dominated government for Poland in Lublin. Yalta Conference."— Presentation transcript:
Hitler invades Poland
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Warsaw Uprising Russia set up a Communist-dominated government for Poland in Lublin. Yalta Conference
Poland becomes a Communist People's Republic Poland joins the Warsaw Pact ’s- Riots Martial Law imposed
April - President Lech Kaczynski is killed in a plane crash while on his way to a ceremony in Russia marking the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre during World War II.
The political system of the Republic of Poland is defined by the Constitution democratic state ensuring the liberties of their citizens press, belief, religion and philosophy, and it protects marriage.
A social market economy separation and balance between legislative, executive and judicial powers. Legislative- Sejm and Senate Executive- President and Council of Ministers Judicial- Courts and Tribunal
Polish is a western Slavic language Regional dialectical differences
The handshake is used as a common greeting. Close friends sometimes greet each other with a kiss. From right to left then back to the right. During social gathering women are greeted first. If inclined a man is allowed to kiss the hand of the women if she is older or younger Similar to America it is common to only use another’s first name if given permission. Until then one must use the other parties surname along with Pan (men) and Pani (women)
PhraseTranslationSounds Like Dzien dobryGood DayDjane dobryh Dobry wieczorGood EveningDobryh veechoorh DobranocGood NightDobrahnots CzescHi/HelloChesht Do widzeniaGoodbyeDoh vitseneeah ProszePleaseProsheh DziekujeThank youDsjencooyah DziekiThanks (less formal) PrzepraszamI'm sorry / excuse meP-shep-rasham TakYesTakh (I just say Tak) NieNoNyeh
Arts and crafts: carved chess sets, dolls, replicas of ancient Polish weapons, wicker baskets, needlework, pottery, wooden toys, colorful blankets, lace, amber jewelry, and Wawel heads
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fryderyk Chopin Wislawa Szymborska Roman Polanski Copernicus Pope John Paul II
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Suggested bars near our hotel
1. Sheesha 2. Harenda 3. Cinnamon 4. Panorama Club
1. Likus Concept Store 2. Promenada 3. Wola Park 4. Yves Rocher
1. Batycki 2. Miejsce (The Place) 3. Este Gallery of Curiosities 4. Krakow Plaza
woda = water piwo = beer uliczny = street aleja = boulevard From Cracow-Life.com VamosTravel.com
-European Bison -European Elk -White tailed eagle -Corncrake (bird) -Three-toed woodpecker -Grey wolf White stork Wild Boar
DELIA (DELJA) KONTUSZ (KUNTUSH)
1 Zloty=100 Groszy Zloty bill denominations: 10,20,50,100,200 Zloty coin denominations: 1,2,5 Groszy coin denominations: 1,2,5,10,20,50 1 PLN= $ PLN=$1.00 Average Prices Beer 2-10 zl Bread 1 zl Coffee 4-10 zl Dinners at snack bar 8-15 zl Dinners at pizzeria zl Dinner at fine restaurant zl Vodka zl Poland is mostly a “cash” country
Typical July Weather Day temps F Night temps 40-50’s F High Humidity! Bring Your Umbrella!
Walking tour Popular extras : Wawel Hill & Glowny Square
Walking tour Warsaw Ghetto Ghetto Monument Jewish Cemetery
Pierogi Bigos Zrazy Mizeria
*Do NOT give money to children in Poland! They are used as a source of income and do not get what they receive from tourists. *Polish people are more respectful of tourists who know at least one word in Polish. *Shaking hands is the normal greeting, with it being customary for women to be kissed on the hand. *Roman Catholicism is important to most, and religious jokes are NOT appreciated. *The time zone is GMT (Greenwich mean time) +1 (6 hours ahead of us) *Best souvenirs: Vodka, cheese, pottery, wood carvings
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