gdr ; collapse ; events leading to wall ; impact emigration

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from jan to nov '89 how many egermans left?
250,000
1 of 19
motivated by?
political reasons / desire better SoL
2 of 19
what % emigrators under 40 and keen to intergrate fully to west?
75%
3 of 19
well qualified and keen to start career many in field of?
medicine
4 of 19
exactly kind of ppl gdr couldn't lose if wanted to do what?
reverse economic decline
5 of 19
for those who stayed emigration catalyst for?
further opposition within GDR
6 of 19
who were the leading group?
Democracy Now
7 of 19
set up in?
sep '89
8 of 19
and what consisting of mainly intellectuals set up @ the same time?
New Forum
9 of 19
groups called for reform rather than?
reunification
10 of 19
these people (esp young ppl that didnt leave) wanted what to happen to GRD?
not merge w/ frg but become free independent country
11 of 19
border crossings could be used as enery to?
encouraged GDR demonstrations
12 of 19
since when were there demonstrations in leipzig?
march '89
13 of 19
specifically outside?
st nikolai church
14 of 19
by september numbers attending rose to?
5,000
15 of 19
and by start oct this inc to?
20,000
16 of 19
honecker also facing dissent from?
within the party
17 of 19
what did his illness make him do?
withdraw and not engage with changing climate
18 of 19
in this testing environment of gov standstill when they needed it most that gorby made his visit on what date?
6th oct '89
19 of 19

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