Chapter 5Reading Guide

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Chapter 5 Reading Guide Physical and Human Overview 1. Be able to point out the general locations of the Ural Mountains and Caucasus Mountains on a map. 2. Explain what a “continental climate” is and the reasons why Russia has this type of climate. 3. Describe the characteristics of the “tundra” and “taiga” natural regions. 4. What type of natural region covers most of Siberia? SKIP : description of other natural regions (pp. 274 – 275). “From Kievan Rus to Tsarist Russia” and “The Russian Empire.” 6. Based on the “Geography In Action” box on pp. 276 – 277, explain the impact of Russia’s large size and cold climate on development prospects. 8. What was the New Economic Policy (NEP) that Lenin began to develop in the early years of the Soviet Union. Why did he do this? 9. Explain Stalin’s goal of “Socialism in one country.” Explain the policies that he enacted in order to achieve this goal. 10.
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2009 for the course GEO 200 taught by Professor Lansing during the Fall '07 term at Ohio State.

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