Site Structure

1. PREHISTORIC TIMES

Šiauliai before History

Territory Settlement

Formation of Šiauliai Land

The Prerequisites for the Place of Settlement Establishment

2. IN THE 13TH CENTURY, THE LAND OF ŠIAULIAI APPEARS IN THE WORLD HISTORY

The Battle of Saulė: Samogitians’ Power and the Invaders’ Collapse

Governing Elite of Šiauliai

The Defensive System of Castles or how Šiauliai Defended Lithuania

3. 14TH-15TH CENTURIES – A CHANGEABLE PERIOD: BETWEEN THE STATE DEFENCE AND CHRISTIANITY LIGHT

Šiauliai Inhabitants – the Defenders of the State from Outside Enemies

Šiauliai Land at the Dawn of Christianity in Samogitia

In Short about Šiauliai Character

4. FORMATION OF ŠIAULIAI SETTLEMENT IN THE 16TH CENTURY

Favourable Conditions for the Expansion of the Settlement

5. THE BEGINNING OF ŠIAULIAI CITY OF THE 17TH CENTURY

Growth of Šiauliai City and the Great Constructions

The Emergence of Šiauliai Crown Estate (Economy) and its Significance for the State

6. ŠIAULIAI OF THE 18TH CENTURY IN THE VORTEX OF THE GREAT CITY REFORMS

The City in the Times of Antanas Tyzenhauzas’s Administration

The Origins of the Jewish Community Development in the City

Šiauliai Becomes the City with Full Rights

7. ŠIAULIAI OF THE 19TH CENTURY AND THE BEGINNING OF THE 20TH CENTURY IN THE GRIP OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE

Šiauliai on the Threshold of Changes

History of the City: from the Rebellion to the Rebellion

Building of Trade Routes and Urban Growth

Development of the City’s Industry

The Modernizing City

Education and Self-Education

The City’s Cultural Life – the Dawn of Awakening Consciousness

8. ŠIAULIAI IN THE YEARS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

The City, Sinking in Flames of War

9. ŠIAULIAI IN THE YEARS OF FREEDOM

The Importance of the City for the Newly Created State

External Changes of Šiauliai City

Development of Public Services in the City

The Contribution of Šiauliai Jews to the City’s Industrial and Financial Activities

Education – the City’s Main Priority

Cultural Life, which has Become an Integral Part of the History of Šiauliai

10. ŠIAULIAI IN THE YEARS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

Šiauliai during the First Murderous Soviet Stay

Šiauliai in the Darkness of Nazism

11. THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

Šiauliai at the End of the Second World War

Organization of Resistance to the Returning Occupant

12. ŠIAULIAI IN POSTWAR PERIOD

Šiauliai in the Soviet System

Industrial Situation in the City

Education in the Soviet Period

Cultural Life

Šiauliai and Sąjūdis Activities

13. PRESENT-DAY ŠIAULIAI

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