Intro to world geography - study guide 2
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Study Guide: Test 2; October 5, 2016 - South America and Europe - what is the 4th largest continent by landmass and the longest continent from North to South? -South America - What is the worlds longest mountain chain? -The Andes Mountains - what is otherwise known as the “great plains” of Argentina? -Pampas - where did the Incan's predominantly live? -altiplanos - who were the Incan empire enslaved by? -Spanish - who led the Spanish conquest? -Francisco Pizzaro - what was formed to help control the population and territories who represented the Spanish crown? -ViceRoyalty - where does the majority of the South American Population live? -around the coast - What was three ways that UNASUR wasn't as effective? -some countries didn’t want be involved, fight of control over resources, political posturing (unrest) - what promotes free trade and the fluid movement of goods, people, and currency? -Mercosur - what are the three opportunities that cities provide? -increased chance of making money, better education, and more “things” to do - what is otherwise known as the slums of Brazil? -Favelas - what is Colombia’s largest export? -coffee - Cartels are a big deal where in South America? -Colombia - cartels have their own ____ to fight the state and police? -army - what area has 40 oases which produce citrus, olives, and vegetables? -desert coast - what area produces 20% of the worlds gold? -Sierra - what area contains the city of Iquitos? -Selva - what country gets its name from sitting directly over the equator? -Ecuador - what is the official language of Bolivia? -they have no official language - what country is second in area to Brazil? -argentina - what is the longest North to South country in the world? -chile - Chile has lots of earthquakes due to what? -the ring of fire - what country is the powerhouse of South America? -Brazil - what type of economy does Brazil have? -democracy - in Europe, cars have mostly what type of transmission? -manual - what is already included in the price when you purchase something in Europe due to VAT? -tips and taxes - which meal is a big deal in Europe? -lunch - Europe has how many countries? -42 - what war massively changed the layout of Europe? -WW11 - what country has the largest population in Europe? - Germany - Nations were formed as a result of what? -war - How many different languages are in one major Indo-European family? -49 - what is the poorest country in Europe? -Moldova - what is the richest country in Europe? -Luxembourg - what is excess products and goods that can be shared with others within the realm given the need? -complementarity - what moves the heat from the tropics to the poles? -the Gulf Stream - what area in Europe is culturally diverse and complex? -North European Lowlands - where did people predominantly move from into Europe after the last ice age? -Asia and Africa - what age first created steel? -iron age - what had origins of the Western Government? -Greece - what created urban areas and trade routes? -Roman Empire - what age included the Crusades? -dark ages of middle ages - who was the highest in the feudalist system? the lowest? -king/ peasants - recovery of the holy land (Jerusalem) happened during what? -the European Crusades - what country dominated over others after 1800? -England - what began in the early to mid 1400s to the early 1600s and was a desire to expand knowledge? -Renaissance - the what enabled an increase in food production? -the Agrarian Revolution - what are two examples of new crops brought about in the Agrarian revolution? -tomatoes and potatoes - what are the two political revolutions? -industrial and french revolutions - which revolution ended the absolute power of monarchs in Europe? - french revolution - what is known as extreme patriotism or having pride in your country? -nationalism - what event was not “sudden” and lasted 100 years? -the industrial revolution - what country is the origin of the industrial revolution because of its access to raw materials from around the globe? -Britain - what are some general exploitations of the industrial revolution? -child labor, long working hours, low pay, and most people didn't have a choice (if they complained, they were replaced) - how many people were killed in WW1? -9 million - what was the main military strategy in WW1? -trench warfare - what were the new technologies used in WW1? -chemical weapons, tanks, guns, aircrafts, communication, submarines - what three countries became free from the Ottoman Empire? -Balkans, Hungary, and Turkey - what ended WW1? -Treaty of Versailles - how long did the league of Nations last? -26 years - how many countries were involved in WW11? -61 - how many people were killed in WW11? -85 million - what is the known as “lightning war?” -Blitzkrieg - what country was created after WW11? -Israel - the cold war and the nuclear race came about as the result of? -WW11 - the major goal of WW11 was to? and what were the other three goals? -avoid WW111/ human rights, diplomacy over conflict, and avoid genocide - the European Union was produced by? -Europe - how many countries are in the European Union today? -28 - where is the capital of the European Union located? - Brussels - what form of currency is more powerful than the American dollar? -Euro - who established NATO? -the US - NATO helped Europe militarily against who? -the soviet union - what was established to help rebuild economies after WW11? -the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - which country in Europe contains the Autobahn? -Germany - which country in Europe is the oldest state in Europe? - France - which country in Europe is the US’s strongest global ally? -Great Britain - which country in Europe has English and Gaelic as the national languages? -Ireland - what city is Italy is very poor and under developed? -Sicily - what is the result of the fall of Communist Yugoslavia? -The Balkans - Ukraine faved many major divisions after the end of what war? -The Cold War - what country needed access to the ocean and resources that Ukraine had? -Russia
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