EUROPE_2007_Blanks - Europe A.Introduction Characteristics...

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Europe A .Introduction - Characteristics a. slightly more than _______ the size of us b. located at the heart of land _______________ c. ready access to the _______ d. economies are dominated by ___________________ e. ___________________ populations f. push towards international intergration (___________________) g. _______ million people h. ______ countries 3. Climate a. Characterized by _____ climates with small areas of _____ climate in the Iberian Peninsula and north of the _________ Sea. b. ___climates are located in the farm eastern portion as well as in the north. c. The climate in the west is moderated by the _________ Atlantic __________ (Gulf Stream) 1.Four regional landforms a. _____________ uplands -transition zone between alps and European lowland, resource laden - cdal b. ____________ Mountains -includes Alps, _____________, Dinaric Alps & Carpathians -Divides Mediterranean Europe from remainder of Europe -not a significant barrier c. ______________ Uplands d. _____________ European low lands -______________ population -Europe's most productive _______________ -historical route of human ______________ -low-lying terrain -navigable __________ C. Heritage of Order 1.Ancient ______________ a. Contributions, political system, architecture, sculpture literature, ________ b. peak, 4th cent. B.C., end 147 B.C. c. Why did it end, _______ defeated Greeks, 147, city states, technology 2. _____________ Empire a. Contributions; politico-territorial organization, land & sea communication, military organization, law, technology, areal ______________ specialization b. From 147 B.C. to 5th Century A.D. c. languages, French, Italian, Spanish, ____________ all have Roman Empire roots a. _______ ages, 5th century to 1492, Renaissance after 1492 (Potato) b. Contributions of Romans during dark ages 1. ______________ 2. _____________ 3. _____________ traditions c. Dark Ages, characteristics 1. fragmentation of large political units into tiny _________ territories 2. development of ___________ cities 3. eventual development of ___________ 4. early power - Feudal lords later power - Craftsmen & Guilds -money from craftsmen & monarchs leads to _______________ 5. ___________by Arab-Berbers-Iberia invasion by Ottomans in East D. Revolutions 1. __________________ Revolution (agriculture) 1
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a. land ________________ changed (feudal to individ.) 2. Geographic Models a. ________________ Location - Alfred Weber 1. Factors in industrial location -_______________, labor costs perishability. Most critical in location was transportation -_______________ factors - Silicon Valley -_______________ factors b. ____________ theory of state evolution-Friedrich Ratzel 1896 1. states pass through growth stages in which territory must be added
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