Morgarten

Morgarten

(môr`gärtən), mountain, 4,084 ft (1,245 m) high, N central Switzerland, on the border of Schwyz and Zug cantons. There, on Nov. 15, 1315, a small Swiss force decisively defeated the Austrians, thus paving the way for Swiss independence. A monument commemorates the battle.
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Esa Liga a la que luego se sumo la ciudad de Zurich, fue el primer antecedente historico de la Confederacion Suiza que se consolido con la batalla de Morgarten en 1315.
He then proceeds to a virtual litany of Swiss victories, great and small, through the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, paying particular attention to the decisive engagements of Morgarten (1315) and Sempach (1386), and rising to a rattling crescendo of battles "too many to count" (l.
Si se quiere recurrir a un ejemplo de tolerancia horizontal publica no meramente supuesto sino real, puede pensarse en la tolerancia reciproca garantizada con la fundacion de la Confederacion Suiza despues de la batalla de Morgarten (1315) por parte de los representantes de los cantones de Uri, Schwyz y Unterwalden o con el acuerdo de los Pilgerfathers" en el "Mayflower" (1620) con miras a crear un "cuerpo politico civil".
Visible on the hill above is a stone monument to the Battle of Morgarten, in which hundreds of Swiss successfully trapped thousands of Austrian invaders after confederation.
These sentiments reflect something of the old spirit of the battle of Morgarten, where, in 1315, the citizen foot-soldiers of the Swiss League routed Austria's "professional" army of knights.
In building Morgarten the complex supply heating and cooling, and heat recovery systems is provided.