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World Geography Quiz Ch. 13 Sec. 1-2

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Brussles
capital of Belgium, home to European union, NATO meets here
Nobility
the second estate, less than 2% population, no tax
Alps
highest mt. range in Europe
Peasants
part of the commoners, part of third estate, 80% population, 50% tax, revolted
Bourgeoisie
part of commoners, lawyers, doctors, mercahants
Central Uplands
small plateaus and valleys in France just above the Alps
Lascaux
a cave in southwest France
Northern European Plain
best farmland in the region
Danube
key river in the region
Massif Central
part of the central uplands in central France
Clergy
less than 1% of population, 10% of land, no tax
Polder
land created by dikes
Dikes
walls built to hold back seawater
Rotterdam
one of the world's busiest seaports, in the Netherlands
Sans Culottes
working class, don't wear breeches on pants (symbol)
Mount Blanc
Highest peak in the Alps, 15,771 ft.
NATO
north atlantic treaty organization, promote and protect democracy from communist east
WARSAW Pact
1955, Soviet Russia, Poland, Eastern Germany, East and Central Hungary became communist
Impressionism Art
looks better from far away; light to create theme
Gothic
height and light