Are you quiet for two minutes on May 4th? It's very important to commemorate the war. By being quiet, we hope that history does not repeat itself.
Tag: World war
A war involving countries from all over the world. There have been two world wars in the 20th century. The First World War of 1914-1918, the Netherlands was neutral and therefore did not participate. The Second World War of 1939-1945. The Netherlands was occupied by Germany.
What do you do if an idea doesn't work? Then you come up with a new idea. In the era of the world wars, they sought an alternative to democracy.
The global economic crisis
An economic crisis erupted in 2009. A lot of people looked back in history. People were afraid of a crisis like the 1930s.
Bullies are often very insecure. You can see that in history. The Germans did terrible things because they felt very insecure.
Why do you think we're celebrating on May 5th? We were liberated from the Germans that day. It's history by now, but it's too important to forget.
Do you think history is a long time ago? No, i'm not. Even today, things can happen that will forever be mentioned in the history books.
Many countries in history have experienced that they were ruled by foreigners. What would you do? There is often only one answer: nationalism.
The cold war. After the Second World War we have always been afraid of a 3rd world war. For years there was a real threat of a world war.