Why do Americans Call Germany Germany?
The word Germania was used by the Romans to describe the region now known as Germany. Because English contains some Latin roots, the name Germany has continued to be used.
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Germany is situated in central Europe. To the North is the Baltic Sea, the North Sea. Here is a list of these countries: To the North: Denmark To the West: France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands (formally, Holland) To the East: Poland, and the Czech Republic. To the South: Austri…a, Switzerland. (MORE)
Germany is a federal republic in Central Europe, east of France andwest of Poland. It was divided into West Germany and East Germany(Warsaw Pact) during the Cold War (1946-1990), after its post WorldWar II occupation. The German Empire was formed from Prussia and the former GermanicConfederation sta…tes in 1871. It was succeeded by the WeimarRepublic in 1919, and by the Nazi Reich from 1933 to 1945. (MORE)
In Germany, children receive gifts from the Christ child on Christmas Eve. In addition, Knecht Ruprecht and his helpers come on the 6th of December bringing mostly cookies, nuts, and a small toy to the good children. In Germany, Father Christmas is also be called Der Weihnachtsmann. In Germany th…e person who brings the gifts is called "Nikolaus". He comes on December the sixth and has a companion, "Knecht Ruprecht). It is told that the "Nikolaus" brings the gifts, on the other side it is told that "Knecht Ruprecht" beats the children who were not well-behaved with the "WÃ¼nschelrute" (birch) that he always took with him. Children in Germany love the "Nikolaus". Theres also a song about him that goes like this: "Nikolaus komm in unser Haus" ("Nikolaus come to our home") ", pack die sÃ¼Ãen Sachen aus" ("give us the sweets") "lustig, lustig trallerallalla" ("delighted, delighted, trallerallalla") "bald, ist Nikolaus-Abend da!!!" (2X) ("soon there will be "Nikolaus-Eve")" On Christmas Eve, people in Germany believe in a little child, called "Christkind" in Germany. It is told that she/he delivers the presents on the Holy NightÂ´s Day. Most Germans celebrate Christmas on the Holy NightÂ´s Day, on the 24th December. Christian Germans first go to the church and then celebrate Christmas in the evening with their family and/or friends. Presents are usually given on24th December (but in the evening!!!). The "Christkind" has a very Christian meaning because people belief that a child has a stronger influence on people because it is a child that fulfils all these miracles. (MORE)
what to do in Germany is unending. Munich historical sites. Nurenberg additional historical sites. Garmisch, just south of Munich. many quaint restaurants & hotels. No far from Garmisch is Oberammergau. German center for wood carvings and the passion play every 10 years (check your calender). If a t…our, go to specific places & remain for a day or so. Don't take a tour where you are schedulted to VISIT 12 or 15 locations. You will be too tired to see much, too much rushing. slow down....... Added Answer: (Maserati23) If you want my advice, stay away from the tourist sites like Munich and pretty much all of Bavaria(Bayern in German) and research through the internet all the various castles and cathedrals one can find by visiting western/central German cities and towns. Within 1.5 hours from my house is the magnificent KÃ¶lner Dom, or Cologne Cathedral as you might call it, where the bones of the Magi rest in a golden coffin at the back of the alter. It's the tallest cathedral in the world and you can climb up to the top if you dare. There is also a castle nearby where the German flag was "born." Learn your basic German and get a hotel outside the city to experience the quaintness of rural German life. The closer you are to natives the better your vacation will be as you get to experience Germany for what it really is, not some Bierstein-collecting nation of Lederhosen-wearing Bavarian-hillbillies who go yodelling even so it is more an Austrian tradition. (MORE)
General Pershing led American forces into Germany in 1918 to markthe first World War. The successful campaign led to the defeat ofGermany by US forces.
During World War II, Americans severely disliked Germany. Thereverse is also true of Germans, since both sides were being fedmassive amounts of propaganda about the other. Currently, Americansand Germans get along well, and there seems to be minimal, if any,residual animosity.
The Chief of State is called the President. The Chief of Government is the Chancellor.
When Germany pursued rearmament in the 1930s, America had a weakresponse. America and the other Allies could have strongly objectedsince it was in direct violation of the Treaty of Versailles.
the Weimar Republic ___ Weimar Republic is a nickname used by historians. It was not used at the time. For a few months the new republic was called Die Deutsche Republik but following protests from hardline conservatives it was renamed Deusches Reich with effect from August 1919. The trouble… was that German conservatives associated republic with subversion, socialism, Communist. (MORE)
An American Wii console will work if you get a power adapter. Youmay find, however, that games in the region will not work on it.
Germany has always been called Germany in English. Until 1871, when the country was first unified, the word was somewhat vague and until 1866 included Austria.
When there was an East Germany. East and West were commonly used terms for two separate states during the Cold War, their real titles were Federal Republic of Germany (for the west and Germany as it is now) and German Democratic Republic (for the east). In 1990 Germany was reunified after the fal…l of the Berlin Wall in 1989. For further informations you should read wikipedia articles about the states and the Cold War. Of course there is still a west of Germany, namely the federal states of Nordrhein- Westfalen, Rheinland- Pfalz, Saarland and Hessen. But that is geographical. (MORE)
If they are ethnically German, they are usually referred to either as Germans or based on the province or city that they come from (e.g. Bavarian, Frankfurter, Berliner, etc.) If they are not ethnically German, they may be called German Nationals or referred to by their actual ethnicity (e.g. Ger…man Turks or German Arabs). (MORE)
The Romans called the area that is now Germany, Germania. It is called Germany because English has Latin roots.
It comes from the Latin Alama refering to the German tribes living near the Elbe River from the 1st to the 8th century. The Alamans and the Francs invaded Gaul in the 3rd century. Then there was a war between them in the 8th century. The Francs won and founded what will become France.
I think Germany was always referred to as Germany but the Nazi movement was called The Third Reich and the taking over of Austria was the Aunchluss.
Deutsch in the Germanic language is derived from the term for people or tribe. So Deutschland originally meant in German, "land of our people" or "land of our tribe". Germany comes from Germani in Latin. It is probably derived from the Celtic word for "neighbor". This is the term the Romans …called their neighbors to the North who spoke the Germanic language. (MORE)
The car was always called the Golf in Germany. The name was changed because VW feared that people would think "Golf" meant "golf", the sport, as opposed to the German for gulf wind.
It was not the Americans who destroyed Germany in World War 2. It was the Allied Forces with the largest majority being The Soviet Union, USA and United Kingdom. it was 1942-1945. The aerial bombings went on for a long time before they invaded the European soil. The Russians defeated the Germans on …the Eastern half of Germany and met up with the Americans and Brits. (MORE)
Your American Dollars will probably get you as far as European Euros would get you here, so basically, no. You'll have to exchange them for euros, which you can use in most of Europe.
If you mean the actual name of a river in Germany, the main river is The Rhine, althought hey have many rivers.. the translation of the word "river" in German is "Fluss"
It's called "Reichstag" It was the Reichstag (Reich - Empire) but today is the 'Bundestag'.
There were several events leading up to the US calling for waragainst Germany. These included the Zimmerman Note, Germanyannouncing a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare, and thesinking of several American ships.
It is actually called surrendering. They signed a document called "the Instrument of Surrender". They signed that intstrument of surrender with the allies. The surrendered to both Russia and the Britons/Americans. So they surrendered twice. We call it a mighty big victory of very valiant warriors an…d the heroes who gave their lives for our freedom and the freedom of the Europeans. (MORE)
Pfadfinderinnen or Girl Guides The three German organizations which are members of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) are: . Pfadfinderinnenschaft Sankt Georg (PSG) . Bund der Pfadfinderinnen und Pfadfinder (BdP) . Verband Christlicher Pfadfinderinnen und Pfadfind…er (VCP) (MORE)
Deutchland. Answer: Whatever "Bible days" may be, Germany, or Germania as it was then, has been around and documented since before CE 100.
house = Haus detached house = Einfamilienhaus semi-detached house = Zweifamilienhaus Flat = Wohnung apartment = Apartment apartment block = Wohnblock bungalow - Bungalow tenement = Mietskaserne
The day Germany surrendered was labeled by Winston Churchill as VE day. VE stood for Victory over Europe. Later when Japan was defeated that day was designated as VJ day, Victory over Japan. England still celebrates VE day and it is a holiday. The US changed it to Memorial Day so all soldiers who fo…ught in all wars would be commemorated. (MORE)
There are 8 bridges in Cologne (German: KÃ¶ln) crossing the Rhine: two raliway bridges and six road bridges. they are: The HohenzollernbrÃ¼cke (railway) The SÃ¼dbrÃ¼cke (railway) The Rodenkirchener BrÃ¼cke (Autobahn) Leverkusener BrÃ¼cke (Autobahn) The Deutzer BrÃ¼cke (r…oad) The MÃ¼llheimer BrÃ¼cke (road) The SeverinsbrÃ¼cke (road) The ZoobrÃ¼cke (road) (MORE)
Germany, Italy and Japan was war time allies were called the Axis Powers by their opponents.
I just eat bread and cheese and ride my bike smelling cowcrap along the way to the next town. Then I come home to my German Shepherd and play PS3 online. Pretty charming, yet boring life. :)
The leader of the German government is called the Bundeskanzler. The German head of state is called the BundesprÃ¤sident.
no, but an eddy is related to all rivers and is a term used for a section in a river .
Berliner. Not a Berliner. (That`sBerlin`s famous cake) John F. Kennedy made a terrible mistake bysaying in his speech at the Berlin wall: "Ich bin einBerliner!""where he should have said: "Ich bin Berliner!" Freelytranslated he said: "I am a cookie!" In fact it is a myth thatKennedy made a terri…ble mistake. Germans knew exactly what Kennedymeant and didn't think much of it...in fact they cheered in supportafter his statement. It was only in the later news accounts thatKennedy's small error became an issue and the myth of the famousfaux pas was created. (MORE)
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In Germany we have adopted the French term and call them (die) Pommes frites (pronounced 'pom-FRIT'). They are also nicknamed Pommes (now with a German pronunciation POM-muhs) in most of German or Fritten (pronounced FRIT-n) in areas closer to the Belgian/French border.
Germany is an awesome country! You might want to vist it one day. I definitely would want to visit Germany. It's has a great culture and really really pretty people!
The Americans attacked both countries during the War. In regards to the atomic bomb; the German government was defeated before the bomb was finished being made. Japan refused to surrender, so the bomb was dropped.
Germany is called Germany because Romans called Germany, Germania. It is called Germany because English has Latin roots..
The Gestapo was a secret police that showed their strength with the use of terror. Hitler and the Nazi party used this secret police to hunt down Jews, gypsies, etc. Once they found them, they would be sent to the concentration camps.
Calling to the Germany explained: 00 + 49 + City Area Code + Number To call Germany you have to dial 00 + 49 + City Area Code + Number you wish to call.
if a german lady named josephine is married you would call her Frau Josephine. Frauline means miss
santa is real no matter what you say he is real he brings toys to those that believe if you dont he doesn't because you dont have the critsmas spirit those who say he doesn't ensits you know you once did believe just a liltel word stop't you from believing im ten and i well always believe in santa m…y mom told me he wasn't real but i still believe in him im not a person who gives up just cuz your mom told you he wasn't real cuz you might of loved him so much why can you keep on the crtsmas sipirt if you loved the citsmas spirit so much (MORE)
The medieval kingdom of Germany (along with the Holy Roman Empire) ceased to exist in 1806. In 1871 the "German Empire" was founded, its official name was "Deutsches Reich".
yes Americans and AAmerica new but they decided to stay out of it most of the time because they were just getting better from the great depression
There are quite a few American snacks that you cannot find in Germany. Here are just some of the items that are hard, if not impossible, to find in Germany: most types of chips such as Doritos, Fritos, and Sun chips. Many type of candy such as Butterfinger, peanut butter M&M's, Almond Joy, Mounds, 1…00 Grand, 5th Avenue, and many more. Some types of soda such as Dr.Pepper, diet Dr.Pepper, Jones soda, and different kinds of Root beer. The most popular American snack foods that you can find in Germany are Snickers, Red Bull, Oreo's, Coca-Cola, Sprite, M&M's, Ben and Jerry's, and others as well. (MORE)
Germany started being called Germany in the year 1871. Like many other regions, Germany went by a variety of different names over the years, which include Deutscher Bund and Germania.
The ancient Romans called it "Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium".The "colonia" part is where "Cologne" derives from. Also, Germanuses different names for a lot of cities- the German name forCologne still is "KÃ¶ln".
Geld, pronounced "gelt", is very close to the english "gilt", andthey both refer to gold.
The wall in Germany was called the Berlin Wall, separating WestGermany with the communist East Germany. It was built in 1961 butwas destroyed in 1989 and Germany became whole again.