History Of Poland
Poland came to force in 992 with the help of Boleslaw Chrobry who was the first ruler. He ruled over the lands and river stretching right from Baltic to Vistula. He was always well equipped with necessary military and army comprising of nearly 20,000 strong men. He was successful in all his attempts and preferred Germany to a great extent.
Although nobles tell a different story about him which was that the masses hated him to the core.
It is said that during Civil War he had to be hidden in Hungary. However, after he died a series of disasters took place where the neighboring countries attacked and captured Poland. His son could neither take control of the situation and finally lost over to his enemies. This was the time when churches in Poland were destroyed, men and women murdered. With the help of Henry VIII, a new law and rule soon fell under Casimir. Soon after his death, Poland was back under the rule of an incompetent person named Wladislaw Herman. The rules were broken and clergy could only consist of foreigners, rich and highly educated men.More...
History Of Warsaw Poland
Warsaw is the current capital city of Poland. It is not only a beautiful city, it is replete with history. Here is a brief look at the history of Warsaw:
1300 – The Dukes of Mazovia firmly establish the city of Warsaw, building a stronghold on the present location of the Royal Castle
1413 – Warsaw acts like the base to the Dukes of Mazovia as it grows farther than the city walls.
1526 – As with the other parts of Mazovia, Warsaw too goes under the direct reign of the king of KrakowMore...
History Of Education In Poland
After Poland was defeated in the Polish Defensive War in 1939, it was divided into areas that were made part of Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union and the General Government of Germany, Since the Nazi did not support higher education for the Slavs, only trade schools and the courses for working in factories were let open. The Nazi government wanted Poland to turn into uneducated labors for the Germans.
The territories that were included into the Reich banned education completely and made it punishable by death. The Germans had university education for non-Germans abolished and the higher education institutions were shut down. The Germans took away all of the equipments and laboratories to Germany to be distributed in the German universities while the Institutions were used as offices and military camps.More...