The Velvet Revolution was a non-violent revolution in late December, 1989. The revolution's main goal was to end the communists government and create a democracy. It took place in Czechoslovakia, which is now modern day Slovakia and the Czech Republic. http://prezi.com/whrn5b8oso0h/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

The Velvet Revolution was a non-violent revolution in late December, 1989. The revolution's main goal was to end the communists government and create a democracy. It took place in Czechoslovakia, which is now modern day Slovakia and the Czech Republic. http://prezi.com/whrn5b8oso0h/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

Cartoon that lightly depicts the Velvet Divorce

Cartoon that lightly depicts the Velvet Divorce

Václav Havel was a Czech writer, philosopher, dissident, and statesman. From 1989 to 1992, he served as the first democratically elected president of Czechoslovakia in 41 years.

Václav Havel was a Czech writer, philosopher, dissident, and statesman. From 1989 to he served as the first democratically elected president of Czechoslovakia in 41 years.

Was the last Communists president of Czechoslovakia. 1969-1987

Was the last Communists president of Czechoslovakia.

Václav Havel honoring the wounded in the Prague protest.

November 1989 – Cold War: Velvet Revolution begins: In Czechoslovakia, a student demonstration in Prague is quelled by riot police. This sparks an uprising aimed at overthrowing the communist government (it succeeds on December

During the Velvet Revolution, the people of Czechoslovakia as an act of defiance would jingle their keys to signal the regimes end.

Voted the most influential Czech artist of the last 20 years, Jiří David, unveiled an impressive work of art at Franz Kafka Square in Prague.

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