groups of people with a shared ancestry, language, customs, and religion.
a region caught between external and internal rivalries.
the expelling from a country or killing of rival ethnic groups.
people who flee to a foreign country for safety.
independent community consisting of a city and the surrounding lands.
a system in which monarchs or lords gave land to the nobles in return for pledges of loyalty.
a 300 year period of discovery and learning.
religious movement in Germany in the 1400s, protestant churchs were established.
a movement during the 1700s, emphazing the inportance of reason and questioning traditions & values.
an economic system in which business leaders use profits to expand their companies.
socitey based on equality in which workers would control industrial production.
payment for damages
the mass killing of more than 6 million Jews and other's by Nazi leaders.
an organization whose goal was a united Europe in which good, services, and workers could move freely amoung member countries.
there are _____ different ethinic groups in Europe today.
89% of the population is ethnic Swedes
56% are Flemish and 32% are Walloons.
was a battleground between Serbs, Croats, Bosnian Muslims, and Kosovar Albanians
Population density of Europe
285 people per square mile, greater than any other continent. 75% of pop. lives in cities
laid the foundations of European government and culture
the period of European history from 500 to 1500 A.D.
series of religious wars in which European Christians tried to retake Palestine from the Muslims.
results of the agressive polices of Italy and Germany
power struggle between the U.S and the Soviet Union after WWII.