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What are mestizos?
Mestizos are people who have mixed parents. For example, Spanish and American Indian
How has the EU contributed to trade throughout Europe?
There are fewer economic and political barriers now.
Name 1 trade barrier in Australia.
distance from other nations makes it more expensive to trade internationally.
How did the fall of communism, people wanting freedom and inefficient command economies influence European government after WWII?
Authoritarian governments became more Democratic.
Why do the economies of some Eastern European nations struggle today?
Years of communism have weakened their economies
What is one of the biggest enviornmental concerns of Brazil?
Deforestation of the Amazon Rain Forest
Which prvince in Canada has voted on seceding to become its own country in the recent past? Why?
Quebec, French heritage
Countries that invest a great deal in educating their citizens usually have a higher what?
GDP (gross domestic product)
How do the Alps and Pyrenees Mountains impact climate?
they help shield Arctic winds making southern europe warmer than northern europe
What impact did the War of 1812 have on Canada's independence?
Unity produced by the War of 1812 and opposition to immigrants from Great Britain
What are some of the problems faced by the Aborigines fo Australia today?
poverty, illiteracy, disease, and crime
Name 3 of the environmental issues of Latin America today.
deforestation, oil pollution, air pollution
What happened in Chernobyl, Ukraine back in 1986?
Thousands of people died after a nuclear reactor exploded.
What are two of the benfits of the member nations of the European Union?
People can travel more freely and easier and more trades
An economy with little government regulation and allows for private ownership of businesses is called a what?
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