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Hitler invades Poland Warsaw Ghetto Uprising  Warsaw Uprising  Russia set up a Communist-dominated government for Poland in Lublin.  Yalta Conference.

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2 Hitler invades Poland

3 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

4  Warsaw Uprising  Russia set up a Communist-dominated government for Poland in Lublin.  Yalta Conference

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6  1947 - Poland becomes a Communist People's Republic  1955 - Poland joins the Warsaw Pact  1956-1980’s- Riots  1981- Martial Law imposed

7 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.

8  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.

9  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

10  Polish is a western Slavic language  Regional dialectical differences

11  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)

12  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~atpc/learn/tools/pl-alphabet.html http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~atpc/learn/tools/pl-alphabet.html 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

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17  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

18 Wawel Heads

19  Marie Sklodowska-Curie  Fryderyk Chopin  Wislawa Szymborska  Roman Polanski  Copernicus  Pope John Paul II

20 Wieliczka Salt Mine

21 Suggested bars near our hotel

22 1. Sheesha 2. Harenda 3. Cinnamon 4. Panorama Club

23 1. Likus Concept Store 2. Promenada 3. Wola Park 4. Yves Rocher

24 1. Prozak 2. Shisha Club 3. Café Golebia 4. Pergamin

25 1. Batycki 2. Miejsce (The Place) 3. Este Gallery of Curiosities 4. Krakow Plaza

26  woda = water  piwo = beer  uliczny = street  aleja = boulevard  From Cracow-Life.com  VamosTravel.com

27 -European Bison -European Elk -White tailed eagle -Corncrake (bird) -Three-toed woodpecker -Grey wolf White stork Wild Boar

28 DELIA (DELJA) KONTUSZ (KUNTUSH)

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30 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= $.30 3.34 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 20-25 zl Dinner at fine restaurant 50-100 zl Vodka 25-100 zl Poland is mostly a “cash” country

31 Typical July Weather Day temps 60-75 F Night temps 40-50’s F High Humidity! Bring Your Umbrella!

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33 Walking tour Popular extras : Wawel Hill & Glowny Square

34 Walking tour Warsaw Ghetto Ghetto Monument Jewish Cemetery

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36 Pierogi Bigos Zrazy Mizeria

37 *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

38 “20 th Century History,” The Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw. New York Times Co. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. Auschwitz-Birkenau. “Plan A Visit.” Memorial and Museum. Panstwowe Museum. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. ---. “Basic Information.” Memorial and Museum. Panstwowe Museum. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. Bigos. Google. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. Krakow, Magiczny. “A Bird Eye’s View.” Krakow, Poland. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. ---. “Krakow ABC.” Krakow, Poland. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. ---. “Our City.” Krakow, Poland. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. ---. “The Main Square-Rynek Glowny.” Krakow, Poland. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. ---. “Wawel.” Krakow, Poland. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. Kubilius, Kerry. “Polish Traditional Foods.” Eastern European Travel. New York Times Co. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. Mizeria. Google. 6 Oct. 2006. Web. 22 June 2010. Poland, Dept. of Travel. “Stay Poland Travel.” n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. Polish Zloty Currency. 2009. Web. 22 June 2010. Rake, Jake. Pierogi. Google. Oct. 2008. Web. 22 june 2010. Warsaw, City of. “Climate and Temperatures.” Warsaw, Poland. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. ---. “Food.” Warsaw, Poland. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. ---. “Money.” Warsaw, Poland. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. ---. “The Jewish Cemetery.” Warsaw-Life. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010.---. “The Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw.” Warsaw, Poland. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. ---. “Tourist Attraction.” Warsaw, Poland. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. ---. “Warsaw Ghetto Heroes.” Warsaw, Poland. 5 Jan. 2008. Web. 22 June 2010. ---. “Warsaw in Brief.” Warsaw, Poland. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010. Zrazy. Google. n.d. Web. 22 June 2010.


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