West Germany

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Synonyms for West Germany

a republic in north central Europe on the North Sea

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Although this sentiment never really took hold amongst the West German public (and seemed to be even less acceptable to the "new" citizens in the Eastern part of the unified Germany after 1990), a certain sense of pride of the political stability and the economic success the basic law had provided to a country that had emerged from the ruins of the Second World War, was clearly noticeable in the Bonn republic.
The assumption here was that the political institutional setting and process that had evolved in the Bonn republic would somehow adapt itself to the new situation.
The affair was one of the most remarkable episodes in the history of the Bonn Republic.
Yet, both Schoenbaum and Dickinson concentrate upon the same fundamental question, albeit formulated in different terms: in the case of the former whether Hitler's regime altered Germany so essentially as to have constituted a genuine social revolution, whereas the latter focuses on the dichotomy of the underlying continuities in official policy toward children and youth within the self-evidently significant alterations of political structure that occurred from the Second Empire down to the Bonn Republic.
The Bonn Republic -- West Germany's post-war state -- began on August 14th, 1949 and ended on October 3rd, 1990.
Rapid social integration of this large and articulate group would bolster the political stability of the Bonn Republic and help preclude a backslide into the unsettled conditions of the Weimar era.