EXAM 2 - Exam2 19:43 ColonialismandNationalism Europe...

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Exam 2 19:43 Colonialism and Nationalism Europe Microstate Sovereign state with small area (<1000 km^2) Ex. Monaco (Essentially a city and a state), Vatican City, Malta, San Marino, Andorra,  Liechtenstein Sub-regions A legal and economic union Ex. Benelux Be lgium,  Ne therlands and  Lux umberg Ex. Scandinavia Norway, Sweden, Denmark (Iceland, Finland) Definition varies Relative location Near water—peninsulas and islands Center of land hemisphere Maximum contact with the rest of the world
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Landform regions European Lowland—Southwest France and Northeast Poland Meandering rivers reach Atlantic, North and Baltic Seas Alpine Mountain System—Pyrenees west to Carpathians Alps at center Peaks at 15,000 feet France, Italy and Switzerland Languages Latin -> Romance languages South and West Europe e.g., Italian; French; Spanish; Portuguese; Romanian Germanic—Northern Europe E.g., English, German, Dutch, Swedish English, ~20% Latin-derived Slavic—A northern and southern language group Colonialism and Nationalism European Empires
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Greek 800 to 86 B.C. Roman 100 B.C. to 500 A.D. Muslim (Spain): 700 A.D. to 1400s A.D. Roman Legacy Roman Empire:  Mercantilism An early modern European economic theory and system that actively supported the  establishment of colonies to supply colonizing countries with needed resources (natural  and human)  and  markets in order to create economic gain (more exports than imports) Colonialism Colonialism establishment of rule over a foreign population; political period from 1500  through mid-1950s when European states established colonies worldwide Industrial Revolution (late 1700s-early 1800s) The mechanization of production and the rise of the factory system Ex. The Spinning Jenny Great Britain, “The Workshop of the World” Seat of the Industrial Revolution Great Britain—then went to Germany—then went to France
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Post-Colonialism Contemporary political, economic, and former territorial relationships between former  colonial powers and colonies European Union uses the euro, but they don’t think that it can survive unless there is a  strong economy because the individual countries can’t inflate the price of their currency. Nationalism Nation A group of people with a common culture occupying a particular territory; have shared  beliefs, ancestry, customs, language, and/or religion State An independent political unit with full sovereignty over a defined area (Nation-state =  state with only one nation of people—very rare; pluralistic states = states containing  several nationalities) Civic Nationalism Allegiance to a single state and support of its goals; can integrate different ethnic groups  into a unified population
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