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The climate found in most of Southern Europe is the _______
The ______ is the head of the Roman Catholic Church
The highest mountains in Europe are the ______
______ is the capital of Greece
A _______ is a government in which a king rules with the help of an elected body
Italy's capital, _______ was the birthplace of an ancient civilization
Spain and Portugal are located on a peninsula known as ______
_________ is an independent state located in the the city of Rome
The Vatican City
What are two physical features that all the countries of Southern Europe have in common?
They are all close to water and they share the Mediterranean climate
Why has Southern Europe's climate been called its most valuable resource?
It is ideal for growing a variety of crops and it attracts tourists
How would daily life in South Europe be different if it were not a coastal region?
EX.- It would have a different climate and it would have different jobs
What is the largest city in Greece? How would you describe it?
Athens; it is huge, where new and old combine, and industry is centered here
How has Greece's economy changed in the last decade? What is largely responsible for this change?
It's economy lags behind most other European nations because an international economic crisis exposed greek to huge debt and so they accepted loans of millions of dollars
How does Greek history still affect the country today?
The ancient things in Greece have attracted tourism and the history affects the culture by the foods, languages, and religions
What region of Italy has the stronger economy? Why?
Northern Italy; EX.-fertile farmlands, major trade centers, and popular tourist destinations
What periods followed the Roman Empire in Italy? What happened during those periods?
The Renaissance- a period of creativity
Unified Italy- a period when people fought for unification and it became a democracy
What are some ways in which the Italians have influenced world culture?
Religion, local traditions, food, and art
Who are the Basques?
They are people of the Pyrenees who have their own language, customs, and traditions making them want to be an independent country
How are Spain and Portugal alike? How are they different?
Similarities- they were both late in developing manufacturing which made them poorer than other countries, and their economies are both dependent on industry in large cities
Differences- Spain is a monarchy and Portugal is not
How do you think Iberia's history makes it different from other places in Europe?
EX.- because of how many different people have ruled them in the past
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