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Social Studies project on Europe and Russia
Transcript of Social Studies project on Europe and Russia
There are a total of 27 countries in Europe.The Union name is European Union. (EU) Government History Geography of European Union(includes Russia) Europe is 4,324,782 sq km
Its coast line is 65,992.9 km
It is about half the size of the U.S
Europe ranks 6th in size out of the 7 continents.
It has excellent farmland. Its unemployment rate was 9.5% in 2011 Some of its agricultural products include wheat, barley, grapes and dairy products Some of the industries include metal products, coal, cement, rail transportation equipment Its labor force is 228.4 million which is 3rd in comparison to the world. Anarchism is a belief meaning without government, in greek Mikhail Bakunin was a leader in Russia, who began terroristic anarchism during the 1800's. Prince Peter Kropotkin ,the new leader of the 1800's in Russia, rejected terroristic methods of Bakunin, but he did oppose a type of communism.
Brussels (Belgium), Strasbourg (France), and Luxemburg are the capitals in Europe. Court of Justice meets in Luxembourg. Their Independence day is on February 7, established in 1992. 1200-1400- Mongols conquered Russia, and gave Prince Yuri of Moscow the title of Russian Grand Prince, the Black Death killed many people, and Renaissance began.
1400-1700- Ivan III stopped Mongol's reign over Russia, and English parliament passed the Bill of Rights.
1700-1900-Napoleon invaded Russia, but was forced to retreat, the French Revolution ended absolute monarchy in France, Napoleon was defeated in the battle of Waterloo, and the Industrial Revolution swept through France.
1900-1950- Czar Nicholas II established parliament, the Communists took over, Russians withdrew from World War I, and the U.S.S.R was made, and fought against Germany in World War II, World War I raged in all of Europe, Nazis took over Germany, eastern Europe was taken over by Communists, and Europe made the North Atlantic Treaty Organization with the U.S. and Canada.
1950-2002- The U.S.S.R launched "Sputnik 1", the first artificial satellite, Yuri A. Gagarin became the first person in space,Communist rule ended, leaving the former Soviets to become independent, the European Union started, most
signed the first Helsinki Accords, and the Euro became
currency. The European Union is a great place. It has hot dry summers and mild wet winters. Also, it has industries ranging from coal to petroleum. The total number of countries in Europe are 27 countries. Europe's Independence Day is on February 7th, it was established in 1992. Europe, (including Russia), has a rich history full of fights for independence, and wars won. The culture varies, but many people go for casual clothes, like ours, food-wise, eating traditional foods, or fast-food, and the religion is most commonly Christianity, but can also allow many others. European Union What does Europe rank in size out of the seven continents? Quiz Name two industries in Europe. How many countries are there in the European Union? What is the main religion in Russia?
During what time period did the Mongols conquer Russia? Religion The religions that are most common in Europe are Roman Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox, Muslim, and Jewish. The World Factbook 2009. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2009. https://www.cia .gov/library/publ ications/the- world- factbook/index. html Work Cited Forman James D. "Anarchism" World Book Advanced. World Book, 2012. Web. 13 Oct. 2012. "Central Intelligence Agency." CIA. CIA, 13 Sept. 2012. Web. 10 Oct. 2012 Barbezat, Daniel. "World Book Online Reference Center | Online Reference Book| Online Encyclopedia." World Book. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Oct. 2012. <http://worldbookonline.com/>.
Barbezat, Daniel. "World Book Online Reference Center | Online Reference Book| Online Encyclopedia." World Book. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Oct. 2012. <http://worldbookonline.com/>.
Russia. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 1992. Print. Clothes: In Europe, in many places, people will tend to wear similar to the same clothes as people here in America. People will also wear embroidery or dress to their religion.
Food: Like us, people will have traditional meals, based on their location or religious beliefs. Most can enjoy the convenience of fast food.
Health care: Over all, the health care meets the basic needs of the people. There may, from time to time, be shortages in medicine or machinery, though.
Language: Languages can be English, Spanish, Italian, German, Russian, French, or any other native language.
Recreation: For fun, children and adults enjoy sports, (soccer/football is a favorite), music, art, theater, the outdoors, and much more.
Education: In some places, like Russia, children go to school through ages 6-17, then continue on to a school that continues to teach basic subjects or a school that educates you for certain jobs. In other places, though, they do k-12 schooling, then go to college. Culture