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The Greeks were filled with the passion to fight for freedom. They spent 9 years fighting for their independence from 1821 to 1829. Their struggles ended up with the liberation of Greece when it was officially declared as an independent nation. The small part of Greece which was liberated then became the home for Greek patriots who gained the rule of lonian islands in 1864 (Gardiner et al 1985, p 382). Later on Epirus, Thessaly, Crete, Macedona, Western Thrace and Dodecanese islands were added to make this small nation one of the prominent states of the world.
Greece is one of the members of European Union since 1981. It is a developed country and also a major part of other independent bodies working for the welfare of the member countries. Shipping and tourism are considered as the most profitable industries of Greece. Greek merchant ship fleet is also a reason of fame for this country.
Greece follows the parliamentary democracy as its political system of Greece. This political system is defined in the constitution of Greece. The recent amendments in the constitution of Greece were found in May 2008. The powers lie with the Prime Minister and the cabinet and the government accepts the majority call in taking parliamentary decisions. The governmental system of Greece is divided into 3 branches. The executives include the president and the prime Minister who are designated as the head of the state and the head of the government respectively. The Legislative branch consists of a 300 seat unicameral “vouli” and the judicial branch comprises the Supreme Court (Clogg, 1987 pp 223-230).
The Greek constitution distributes the political powers in 5 major components. These include the power held by the President of Greece, the legislative power, the power held by executives, the judiciary power and the power allocated to the local government of Greece. The electoral system adopted by Greece calls for more
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Different institutions and government forces are required to look into the main initiatives which are needed while working toward conducive solutions for the tourism levels that are in both countries while increasing the amount of tourism which is available.
This paper also includes the consumption patterns, inflation and debt related problems that are experienced by Greece. The economy of Greece is ‘capitalist’ in nature. 40% of the country’s GDP is contributed by the public sector. Tourism is another major contributor to the national GDP. Almost 15% of GDP is contributed by this sector.
The Ancient Greek Culture, especially its art and architecture, greatly flourished and reached its peak on the mainland of Greece, in Peloponnesus, the Aegean Islands and in Italy and Asia Minor (present-day Turkey). In these locations, many beautiful pieces of Greek buildings and designs can be found.
The nation’s credit rating has been downgraded, bond prices have become unsustainable and austerity measures are in the offing. The southern region of the country has the additional problems of illegal immigration, drug smuggling and organized crime in addition to relative underdevelopment both in the industrial sector and in technical skills of its populace.
This was connected to the greatest structural discrepancy in the early mid-2000. In the late 2000s the world was hit seriously by global crisis in which Greece economy was largely affected. The main industries-tourism and shipping were particularly vulnerable in the business cycle.
Benefits and costs of using Common Currency in Greece, Germany and Eurozone.
The mutual acceptance of Euro as a common currency between the Eurozone nations does away with exchange of currencies between the Eurozone nations. This resulted in savings due to reduced transaction cost because of the import and export between the many Eurozone nations which required exchanging currencies (Eudey, pp.
km. Most states which are related to Southern Europe are washed by Mediterranean Sea. Greece also borders Mediterranean Sea and is a part of Balkans Peninsula. As the country is washed by seas, its climate is rather mild with warm winter and dry summer. Landscapes are very beautiful.
he ‘old’ world styles of flattened figures and animorphed images combining the figures of animals and humans in different ways for different meanings to the ‘new’ world styles which included more humanism in expression and optical experience reflected in the art forms.