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Transcript of Europe
-Northern European Plain
-strait of Gibraltar PHYSICAL YOU will understand that Europe is diverse resulting in a variety of cultural, political, and economic traits that are united in today’s European union. CULTURAL EUROPEAN UNION EU countries Euro currency countries What is the European union? Explain the purpose of the union
good things about the union
globalizations affect on EU...
-who is responsible?
-Europe's past wars
-future of EU and Euro? why are there SO MANY different cultures in Europe?
Explain as best you can referencing Europe’s past explain how the need for natural resources caused the countries of Europe to become imperialistic creating colonies
Provide 1 example of how a European country uses its environment to produce and export goods and 1example of something that is manufactured and exported by a European country. E D C B A A: Northern European plain-good land for growing, highly populated.
B: Alps- high point of Europe, major mountain range.
C: Strait of Gibraltar- The western entrance to the Mediterranean.
D: Mediterranean- water separating Europe from Africa.
E: British Isles- cultural and historical origins influencing our political structure, cultural norms, as well as names of cities, towns, and states.
What can cause the political map of Europe to change? thousands of years of ...
-colonization -fear fall of Rome-
500 AD Middle (dark) Ages
1000 AD Renaissance/ Reformation
1500 AD Modern day
2000 AD religion?
SOCIAL NETWORKING? Germany- car manufacturing/ metals imagine if we in this classroom were all unique and each wanted to preserve our way of life and would do anything to do so...what would result? What does this cartoon mean to you? Is this an example of imperialism for natural resources? oil
bauxite http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2010/12/10/coltan-faq.html http://www.mbendi.com/indy/ming/baux/af/p0005.htm IMPORTANT: you must recognize that although our focus is how European countries were extremely imperialistic during the 19th and 20th centuries, many of their colonies are now independent. A B C D E Why are British Isles significant to U.S.? (think political/cultural/ historic) http://www.economist.com/node/21552567 Europe’s exports: $1.952 trillion in 2007 ranking first in all continents across the globe in terms of export volumes. This volume has witnessed a positive increase ever since the currency was standardized.
The main commodities exported were:
Pharmaceuticals and other chemicals
Iron and steel
Wood (paper and pulp)
Alcoholic beverages Automobiles - France, Italy, UK, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain
Fashion- Italy and France and other western European countries
Aircraft- France and Germany
Machinery- The entire continent
Electronics- Italy, The Netherlands, Germany
Food products such as wine, beer, cheeses, chocolates- Western Europe
Military equipment- UK, France, Italy, Germany, Russia
Industrial chemicals- Most countries What is produced where? http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/09/23/opinion/sunday/the-new-world.html http://europa.eu/index_en.htm the official website of the E.U. Rome falls, the ethnic groups and nomadic invaders fight over land each creating their own language, traditions, an way of life...
examples of this variety of culture still seen today as a result of this? Anglos- land of the anglos= Angland (England) Slavs= Slovakia/ SlovaniaGermains= Germany Huns= Hungaria
Franks= France Poles= Poland