• Finland Family Great Grenman
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    Genetic Journey When I was fifteen, my mother hauled along two of my friends and I, to a reunion in Phillips, Wisconsin. The whole way to the reunion I was thinking about how thankful I was to have friends with me, to help me escape from the cheek pulling and "cutesy-woot sing", I would receive from the relatives. At the reunion the adults talked among themselves and the children played together. If at this time I would have realized how important my ancestors were, maybe I would have chose to l...
  • Finland European Union
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    Finland Finland has a common border with Sweden, Norway and Russia. The bedrock of Finland is over 1, 5 billion years old, making it some of the oldest in the world. Three quarters of the area of Finland lies on granite, which breaks through the surface so often that the granite has become the symbol for the whole country. The total area of Finland is about 338 square km, and it is the fifth largest country in Europe. 306 square km of Finland is land and 32 square km is water. Finland lies betwe...
  • Finland Helsinki Traffic Land
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    There is evidence of Finland being inhabited as early as 10. 000 years ago. Those inhabitant's main occupation was hunting and fishing. They came to Finland by different routes - through Karelia and over the sea from the west and the south. There are many language groups: the Finnish, the Finnish Swedish (coastal area, the land islands), the Lapps (Lapland) and the Romany. There are two official languages in Finland - Finnish and Swedish. At present the population amounts to a little over 5 mil...
  • History Of Finland Swedish Language
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    Chapter 1 History The History of Finland Finland s traces of human settlements date back to the thaw of the last Ice Age some 10. 000 years ago. The Finns ancestors seem to have dominated half of northern Russia before arriving on the north of the Baltic coast well before the Christian era. By the end of the Viking Age, Swedish traders and chieftains had extended their interests throughout the Baltic region. Finland s position, sandwiched between East and West, has given the Finnish way of life ...
  • Finland European Union
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    Finland by: Chris Stott World Geography Your assignment: Pick one country in Eastern Europe. Give a brief history of the country before and after the break up of the Soviet Union. As you explore your country, consider the following: What were the major political and economic forces at work when the Soviet Union wielded power in the region, and how have those forces played out over the last 10 years I have chosen to write about Finland for my trip. As you can see Finland is located at the far nor...
  • Russian Rule Finland Finnish Finish
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    In a period when the emergence of nationalism across Europe was following a traditional pattern, Finland experienced a unique and far more passive movement. Shaping its growing nationhood around its historic ties to Sweden and the ancient Finish language, Finish nationalism grew slowly and essentially peacefully out of the control of its Russian ruler. To fully understand the origin of the Finish nation and its patriotism, it is essential to comprehend its history and cultural descent. Since the...
  • Russian Rule Finland Finnish Finish
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    An Examination Of The Different Factors That An Examination Of The Different Factors That Molded Finnish Nationalism In a period when the emergence of nationalism across Europe was following a traditional pattern, Finland experienced a unique and far more passive movement. Shaping its growing nationhood around its historic ties to Sweden and the ancient Finish language, Finish nationalism grew slowly and essentially peacefully out of the control of its Russian ruler. To fully understand the orig...