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Europe *Most diverse region in the world *Smaller than the U.S *37 Countries *Two World Wars followed by a 40-year Cold War *European Union made up of 25 Countries *Air pollution causes acid-rain *fjord – glacially carved valleys *Guest Workers – Migrant workers that eased labor shortages in Europe *irredentism – reclamation of territory and people Russia *The Soviet Union broke down into Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, and Armenia
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Unformatted text preview: *The region is easy through trade the river systems *exclave – land outside a contiguous country *Commonwealth of Independent States – All former Republics of Russia excluding 3 Baltic States *Cossacks – Mobile Slavic-speaking Christians who were pivotal in expanding Russian influence denuclearization – Removal of nukes from an area...
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2008 for the course HIST 2111 taught by Professor Norman during the Spring '08 term at Troy.

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