The World As I See It Setting & Symbolism

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Germany

Einstein's birthplace and the birthplace of Nazism.

Switzerland

Einstein's adopted country after fleeing Germany.

United States

Einstein's home after leaving Europe; he taught at Princeton University.

Palestine

The country in the Middle East where the Zionist movement hoped to establish a Jewish state.

League of Nations

The organization for world peace established after World War I, which Einstein enthusiastically supported for a while.

Prussian Academy of Sciences

The professional organization of scientists from which Einstein resigned because of its support for German nationalism.

Rome

Capitol of the Italian fascist government, to which Einstein addresses a letter calling for freedom of scientific inquiry.

Japan

The country where Einstein writes to schoolchildren, telling them to work and study hard and be grateful for the knowledge handed down to them.

Old Testament

The portion of the Bible, along with Christ's teachings, that Einstein considers valuable to modern man.

Judaism

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