To reverse population decline and keep the ratio of working-age people to the elderly the same, Europe needs to
Accept millions of new immigrants each year
The newest ten members of the European Union will initially not have the luxury of ___ that the older members have.
Freedom of movement between member nations
Why is the northern Europe an attractive magnet for immigrants?
They have generous welfare benefits and accept asylum-seekers
Immigrantion can be a drain upon European nations because
They often have large families on welfare, costing the state money instead of generating new tax revenue.
Mt. Blanc, the tallest mountain in the Alps, lies on the border between _____ and _____.
Why was the pound (pond) lock an important development?
It made possible the transfport of inland goods to the coats by interconnected waterways.
Which of the following nations has the largest estimated percentage of Muslins?
Bosnia and Herzegovina
About what percentage of Europeans consider religion to be "very important" in their daily lives?
Which was not one of the main manifestations of growing European power in the world?
The establishment of European languages and religions around the globe.
Which of these nations was not a majo player in the initial exploration and colonization of the world?
Why was Europe able to acquire so many overseas colonies?
Europe's technological rivals, including China, never ventured beyond their borders.
The increase in production of manufactured goods during the Inductrial Revolution came about initially because of the invention of
The steam engine
One of the major problems of a deindustrialized economy according to the text is
Not as many people are required to work in the new teachnologies as in the old
The three leading European nations in terms of total fish catch are located
Adjacent to the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea
After World War ll, Russia and many Eastern European countries entered into a treaty known as the
The desire of Europeans for their continent to be "war proof" was the main reason behind the creation of the
Why will the ten newest member of the EU not receive the same level of agricultural subsidies as the older members?
The older members fear subsidizing the argiucltural production of the new members will bankrupt and the new members are using older teachnologies without the same quality controls and high production costs the older members face.
According to the text, the watershed event that began to make Europeans feels more secure was when
The Berline Wall fell
Of the European countries without Muslim majorities, France has the largest percentage of Muslim residents.