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Chapter 14 Test Western Europe

chapter 14 5th grade history test
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Switzerland
Austria is remembered for its cheese, chocolate, watches, and music boxes
Mattterhorn
Mt. Everest in Switzerland is a favorite for daring mountain climbers
Eiffel Tower
Famous tower located in Paris
Jacques Cartiers
French explorer who discovered the St. Lawrence River
Louis Pasteur
French scientist who taught the importance of protecting the body from germs
Marie Curie
French scientist who discovered radium
Joan of Arc
Young French pheasant who was burned at the stake after helping France defeat England.
Paul Revere
American silversmith whose family were French Huguenots and rode on horseback warning the Americans that the British were coming
John Calvin
Leader of the Protestant Reformation in France
General Charles de Gaulle
French war hero from World War II who set up the Fifth Republic
Mont Blanc
Highest mountain peak in the Alps
Hitler
leader of the Nazi party in Germany during World War II
Bach
German musician remembered as the
Handel
German musician who wrote the Messiah
Beethoven
German musician who composed music even after he was deaf
Einstein
German who was one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known
Land of the Reformation
name Germany is often called
Berlin
German city that was divided after World War II
Rhine
Europe's most important inland waterway
Volga
Europe's longest river
Danube River
Europe's second longest river
Matadors
bullfighters in Spain
Magellan
first explorer to sail around the world
Pyrenees
mountains divided Spain from the rest of Europe
Madrid
Capital of Spain
Rome
Capital of Italy
Paris
Capital of France
Berlin
Capital of Germany
da Vinci
Italian artist remembered for painting the Mona Lisa and The Last Supperr
Michelangelo
Italian artist remembered for painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
Marco Polo
The first European to travel all the way across Asia
Pisa
Town in Italy famous for its Leaning Tower
Mt. Vesuvius
Europe's only active volcano
Mussolini
Fascist leader of Italy during WWII
the Netherlands
Country famous for its flowers, windmills, and lowlands
dike
Damlike barrier made of earth and stone
igloo
temporary shelter made of ice blocks
reindeer
animal that is a source of food and income for the Lapps