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Aadorf is a municipality in the district of Münchwilen in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
The Abbey of Saint Gall (Abtei St.) is a dissolved abbey (747–1805) in a Roman Catholic religious complex in the city of St. Gallen in Switzerland.
The Act of Mediation was issued by Napoleon Bonaparte on 19 February 1803 establishing the Swiss Confederation.
Alamannia or Alemannia was the territory inhabited by the Germanic Alemanni after they broke through the Roman limes in 213 CE.
The Alemanni (also Alamanni; Suebi "Swabians") were a confederation of Germanic tribes on the Upper Rhine River.
The Alliance of Independents, Ring of Independents, or National Ring of Independents, (Landesring der Unabhängigen (LdU), Alliance des Indépendants (AdI), Anello degli Indipendenti) was a social liberal political party in Switzerland that existed between 1936 and 1999.
Amriswil is a town and a municipality in Arbon District in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland near the Lake Constance.
Appenzell is an historic canton in the northeast of Switzerland, and entirely surrounded by the canton of St. Gallen.
Arbon is a historic and statistic town and a municipality and district capital of the district of Arbon in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
Arbon District is one of the five districts of the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwest Germany, east of the Rhine, which forms the border with France.
Bavaria (Bavarian and Bayern), officially the Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner.
Bischofszell is a municipality in Weinfelden District in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
Bischofszell District is a former district of the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
The canton of Schaffhausen, also canton of Schaffouse (Schaffhausen) is the northernmost canton of Switzerland.
The canton of St.
The canton of Zürich (Kanton) has a population (as of) of.
The 26 cantons of Switzerland (Kanton, canton, cantone, chantun) are the member states of the Swiss Confederation.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Christian democracy is a political ideology that emerged in nineteenth-century Europe under the influence of Catholic social teaching, as well as Neo-Calvinism.
The Christian Democratic People's Party of Switzerland (Christlichdemokratische Volkspartei der Schweiz, CVP; Parti Démocrate-Chrétien, PDC; Partito Popolare Democratico, PPD; Partida cristiandemocratica Svizra, PCD) is a Christian democratic political party in Switzerland.
Christian right or religious right is a term used mainly in the United States to label conservative Christian political factions that are characterized by their strong support of socially conservative policies.
Classical liberalism is a political ideology and a branch of liberalism which advocates civil liberties under the rule of law with an emphasis on economic freedom.
Conservatism is a political and social philosophy promoting traditional social institutions in the context of culture and civilization.
The Conservative Democratic Party of Switzerland (Bürgerlich-Demokratische Partei Schweiz, BDP; Parti bourgeois démocratique suisse, PBD; Partito Borghese Democratico Svizzero, PBD; Partida burgais democratica Svizra PBD, PBD; all translations mean literally Citizens' Democratic Party of Switzerland) is a conservative political party in Switzerland.
The counts of Toggenburg (Grafen von Toggenburg) ruled the Toggenburg region of today’s canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and adjacient areas during the 13th to 15th centuries.
Diessenhofen District is a former district of the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
The Duchy of Swabia (German: Herzogtum Schwaben) was one of the five stem duchies of the medieval German kingdom.
Eschenz is a municipality in Frauenfeld District in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
The Evangelical People's Party of Switzerland (Evangelische Volkspartei der Schweiz, Parti évangelique suisse, Partito Evangelico Svizzero, Partida evangelica da la Svizra) is a Protestant Christian-democratic political party in Switzerland, active mainly in the Cantons of Bern, Basel-Land, Basel-Stadt, Aargau and Zürich.
FDP.The Liberals (FDP.Die Liberalen, PLR.Les Libéraux-Radicaux, PLR.I Liberali, PLD.Ils Liberals) is a liberal political party in Switzerland.
The Federal Democratic Union of Switzerland (German: Eidgenössisch-Demokratische Union, EDU; French: Union Démocratique Fédérale, UDF; Italian: Unione Democratica Federale, UDF; Romansch: Uniun Democrata Federala, UDF) is a Christian-right, national conservative political party in Switzerland.
The First War of Villmergen was a Swiss religious war which lasted from 5 January until 7 March 1656, at the time of the Old Swiss Confederacy.
Francia, also called the Kingdom of the Franks (Regnum Francorum), or Frankish Empire was the largest post-Roman Barbarian kingdom in Western Europe.
Frauenfeld is the capital of the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
Frauenfeld District is one of the five districts of the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland.
The Freedom Party of Switzerland (FPS) (Freiheits-Partei der Schweiz; Parti suisse de la liberté / PSL) is a minor populist right-wing political party in Switzerland.
Gau (Dutch: gouw, Frisian: gea or goa) is a Germanic term for a region within a country, often a former or actual province.
German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The Green Liberal Party of Switzerland (Grünliberale Partei der Schweiz, glp; Parti vert'libéral, pvl), abbreviated to glp, is a centrist Green liberal political party in Switzerland.
Green liberalism, or liberal environmentalism, is liberalism that includes green politics in its ideology.
The Green Party of Switzerland (Grüne Partei der Schweiz; Les vertsParti écologiste suisse; I VerdiPartito ecologista svizzero; La VerdaPartida ecologica svizra; "The GreensSwiss ecological party") is the fifth-largest party in the National Council of Switzerland, and the largest party that is not represented on the Federal Council.
Green politics (also known as ecopolitics) is a political ideology that aims to create an ecologically sustainable society rooted in environmentalism, nonviolence, social justice and grassroots democracy.
Hörnli mountain is located on the territory of the community of Fischenthal, in the Zürcher Oberland, in the eastern part of canton of Zürich, in Switzerland.
In Swiss history, the Helvetic Republic (1798–1803) represented an early attempt to impose a central authority over Switzerland, which until then had consisted of self-governing cantons united by a loose military alliance (and ruling over subject territories such as Vaud).
The High Middle Ages, or High Medieval Period, was the period of European history that commenced around 1000 AD and lasted until around 1250 AD.
The historiography of Switzerland is the study of the history of Switzerland.
The House of Habsburg (traditionally spelled Hapsburg in English), also called House of Austria was one of the most influential and distinguished royal houses of Europe.
Zähringen is an old German noble family in Swabia, which founded a large number of cities in the area that is today Switzerland and the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
Imperial immediacy (Reichsfreiheit or Reichsunmittelbarkeit) was a privileged constitutional and political status rooted in German feudal law under which the Imperial estates of the Holy Roman Empire such as Imperial cities, prince-bishoprics and secular principalities, and individuals such as the Imperial knights, were declared free from the authority of any local lord and placed under the direct ("immediate", in the sense of "without an intermediary") authority of the Emperor, and later of the institutions of the Empire such as the Diet (Reichstag), the Imperial Chamber of Justice and the Aulic Council.
Ittingen Charterhouse (Kartause Ittingen) is a former Carthusian monastery near Warth, Canton Thurgau, Switzerland.
Konstanz (locally; formerly English: Constance, Czech: Kostnice, Latin: Constantia) is a university city with approximately 83,000 inhabitants located at the western end of Lake Constance in the south of Germany, bordering Switzerland.
Kreuzlingen is a municipality in the district of Kreuzlingen in the canton of Thurgau in north-eastern Switzerland.
Kreuzlingen District is one of the five districts of the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
Kyburg (also Kiburg) was a noble family of grafen (counts) in the Duchy of Swabia, a cadet line of the counts of Dillingen, who in the late 12th and early 13th century ruled the County of Kyburg, corresponding to much of what is now Northeastern Switzerland.
Lake Constance (Bodensee) is a lake on the Rhine at the northern foot of the Alps, and consists of three bodies of water: the Obersee or Upper Lake Constance, the Untersee or Lower Lake Constance, and a connecting stretch of the Rhine, called the Seerhein.
This is a list of cantonal legislatures of Switzerland.
Münchwilen District is one of the five districts of the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland.
Münchwilen is a municipality and district capital of the district of Münchwilen in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
The following are the 80 municipalities of the canton of Thurgau, as of 2009.
The Murg is a long tributary of the Thur in Switzerland.
National conservatism is a variant of conservatism that concentrates more on national interests and upholding cultural or ethnic identity than most other conservatives.
The National Council (Nationalrat, Conseil national, Consiglio nazionale, Cussegl naziunal) is the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Switzerland, the upper house being the Council of States.
Neunforn is a municipality in the district of Frauenfeld in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
The Old Swiss Confederacy (Modern German: Alte Eidgenossenschaft; historically Eidgenossenschaft, after the Reformation also République des Suisses, Res publica Helvetiorum "Republic of the Swiss") was a loose confederation of independent small states (cantons, German or) within the Holy Roman Empire.
The Pfyn Culture is one of several archaeological cultures of the Neolithic period in Switzerland.
The Progressive Organisations of Switzerland (Progressive Organisationen der Schweiz; Organisations progressistes de Suisse) (POCH) were a communist party founded in 1969.
Progressivism is the support for or advocacy of improvement of society by reform.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
The Protestant Reformation in Switzerland was promoted initially by Huldrych Zwingli, who gained the support of the magistrate (Mark Reust) and population of Zürich in the 1520s.
Reformed worship is religious devotion to God as conducted by Reformed or Calvinistic Christians, including Presbyterians.
The Republican Movement (Mouvement républicain; Republikanische Bewegung) was a political party in Switzerland between 1971 and 1989.
--> The Rhine (Rhenus, Rein, Rhein, le Rhin,, Italiano: Reno, Rijn) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually empties into the North Sea.
Right-wing populism is a political ideology which combines right-wing politics and populist rhetoric and themes.
Romanshorn is a municipality in the district of Arbon in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
The Second War of Kappel (Zweiter Kappelerkrieg) was an armed conflict in 1531 between the Protestant and the Roman Catholic cantons of the Old Swiss Confederacy during the Reformation in Switzerland.
Sirnach is a municipality in the district of Münchwilen in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
Social democracy is a political, social and economic ideology that supports economic and social interventions to promote social justice within the framework of a liberal democratic polity and capitalist economy.
The Social Democratic Party of Switzerland (also rendered as Swiss Socialist Party; Sozialdemokratische Partei der Schweiz, SP; Parti socialiste suisse, PS; Partito Socialista Svizzero; Partida Socialdemocrata de la Svizra) is a political party in Switzerland.
Social liberalism (also known as modern liberalism or egalitarian liberalism) is a political ideology and a variety of liberalism that endorses a market economy and the expansion of civil and political rights while also believing that the legitimate role of the government includes addressing economic and social issues such as poverty, health care and education.
St. Gallen or traditionally St Gall, in German sometimes Sankt Gallen (St Gall; Saint-Gall; San Gallo; Son Gagl) is a Swiss town and the capital of the canton of St. Gallen.
Steckborn District is a former district of the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland.
The Swiss Democrats (Schweizer Demokraten; Démocrates Suisses; Democratici Svizzeri; Democrats Svizers) are a right-wing political party in Switzerland.
The Swiss People's Party (Schweizerische Volkspartei, SVP; Partida populara Svizra, PPS), also known as the Democratic Union of the Centre (Union démocratique du centre, UDC; Unione Democratica di Centro, UDC), is a national-conservative and right-wing populist political party in Switzerland.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
Thur is a river in north-eastern Switzerland.
A tricolour or tricolor is a type of flag or banner design with a triband design which originated in the 16th century as a symbol of republicanism, liberty or indeed revolution.
Vorarlberg is the westernmost federal state (Bundesland) of Austria.
Weinfelden is a municipality in the canton of Thurgau in Switzerland.
Weinfelden District is one of the five districts of the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland.
Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from grapes fermented without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes, water, or other nutrients.
Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.