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Poland by Mind Map: Poland
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Poland

Animals

Horses

pottock pony, konik horse, przewalski's horse, Acient breed, endangered: habitat loss cross breeding etc., Small horse originating from poland used to bring back tarpan semi-wild, not actually polish name polish one of few true wild horse never domesticated

Poland prominent for breeding. polish proverb:"Horses, honey and wheat, Pay the debts of the elite".

russian proverb

passionate about horses, known for breeding

South and east for horses

Survived war in south because of natural environment

breeding gave them the hussar calvary horse used in war

Eurasian lynx

found in forest, medium sized, biggest lynx

extirpated from western europe

nocturnal and solitary gray to reddish fur with spots coat pattern depends on surroundings.

prey on rabbits,hares,roe deer,reindeer,wild boar,grouse,rodents,foxes

Carpathian Mountains 2,800 lynxes part of poland

Gray Wolf

survived ice age common ancestry with domestic dogs

numbers down loss of habitat human encroachment and encounters with humans

breeding pair of pack eat first

will eat mombers of pack if in fight or if member dies.

History

world war II

Poland established a government-in-exile, an armed forces and an intelligence service outside of the country

important help to allies notable service from polish air force

decyphered German Enigma machine

Poland invaded by Germany started wwII

Armia Krajowa coordinated with exiled polish government

Second Polish republic

Polish Lituanian fight

fight erupted in aftermath of World War I

control of Vilnius region and Suwalki region

fight shaped by war between Poland And the Soviet Union

spring of 1919 to November of 1920

Poland captured Vilnius in April of 1919 and later captured Suwalki

Third polish republic

sent 200 troops to Iraq

in Alliance wit U.S U.K and Australia

secured port of Umm Qasr

70 men from GROM unit, ORP KontradmiraƂ Xawery Czernicki with 50 crew members and small navy command unit called FORMOZA

important people

Mikolaj Kopernik copernicus

On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres starting point of astronomy

Made model with sun at center of universe heliocentric model

started the scientific revolution

mathematician, astronomer, physician, quadrilingual polyglot, classical scholar, translator, artist, Catholic cleric, jurist, governor, military leader, diplomat and economist

Maria Sklodowska Curie

Polish physicist and chemist

studied radioactivity won 2 nobel prizes

first women professor at university of Paris

founded Curie institutes in Paris

her and pierre won Nobel prize in physics and daughter and son-in-law won nobel prizes

discovered polonium and uranium

directed first research on neoplasms or cancers

Karol Wojtyla

Pope John Paul II

supreme pontiff of catholic church

served 27 years second longest pontificate

first and only polish pope

first non-Italian pope since the Dutch pope in the 1520's

most influential leader of the 20th century