Ten years of Czechoslovak politics

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"Orbis" , Prague
Czechoslovakia -- History., Czechoslovakia -- Politics and government -- 20th cen
StatementJ. Borovicka.
The Physical Object
Pagination131 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15556676M

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The informal student eventsFile Size: 4MB. The independence of Czechoslovakia was proclaimed on 28 October by the Czechoslovak National Council in Prague. Several ethnic groups and territories with different historical, political, and economic traditions were obliged be blended into a new state languages: Czechoslovakᵃ (Czech Slovak).

A period of political liberalization inknown as the Prague Spring, was forcibly ended when the Soviet Union, assisted by several other Warsaw Pact countries, invaded Czechoslovakia. Inas Marxist–Leninist governments and communism were ending all over Europe, Czechoslovaks peacefully deposed their government in the Velvet Revolution ; state price controls were removed after a period Common languages: Czech Slovak German.

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Candidates to the Chamber of Deputies had to be 30 years of age and Czechoslovak citizens for at least three years. Candidates to the Senate had to be 45 years of age and Czechoslovak citizens for at least ten years.

The Ministry of the Interior was charged with organizing the elections. At the close of World War I, the Czechs and Slovaks of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire merged to form Czechoslovakia. During the interwar years, having rejected a federal system, the new country's predominantly Czech leaders were frequently preoccupied with meeting the increasingly strident demands of other ethnic minorities within the republic, most notably the Slovaks, the Sudeten.

The Czechoslovak Talks is a project that embraces the life stories of Czechoslovaks around the world – the stories of the personal ups and downs, the opportunities and obstacles, and especially the life experiences that we would like to preserve for future generations.

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In the years during World War I Czech politics took a turn towards radicalism as a result of the activities abroad of T. Masaryk and E. Benes, the future presidents. The defeat of the Austria-Hungary cleared the way for the foundation of an independent state of Czechs and Slovaks ().

History The Third Republic came into being in April Its government, installed at Košice on 4 April and moved to Prague after its liberation on 10 May, was a National Front coalition in which three socialist parties—KSČ, Czechoslovak Social Democratic Party, and Czechoslovak National Social Party—predominated.

The Slovak Popular Party was banned as collaborationist with the languages: Czech Slovak. "The Czechoslovak New Wave" was originally published in and was quickly established as the world's leading authoritative English-language text.

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In Search of the Czechoslovak East Side. because it will all be dead in five years. Ten at the most.” and several hundred of the books retained from a larger Czech collection now in the. For the study of Czech and Slovak politics before World War I (when both the Czech Lands and Slovakia were parts of the Austro-Hungarian Empire), the Library offers excellent documentation: the almost complete stenographic protocols of the Vienna parliament in the years preserved on microfilm.

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Suffrage was exercised by all citizens, of both sexes, over the age of 21 for elections to the lower chamber; and over the age of 26 for elections to the senate. Candidates for the lower chamber had to be at least 30 years of age; and for the senate, at least 45 years Created: 29 February Czechoslovakia (chĕk´ōslōväk´ēə), Czech Československo (chĕs´kōslōvĕn´skō), former federal republic, 49, sq mi (, sq km), in central Jan.

1,the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic (see Slovakia) became independent states and Czechoslovakia ceased to exist.(For history prior to as well as geographic and economic information, see Bohemia; Czech.