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Exam 2 geog
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What two main advantages did the Industrial Revolution provide the British?
They controlled the flow of raw material and held a monopoly over products that were in demand globally
Read about the social geographical changes that occurred in Russia after the fall of communism
Military shrunk in size
Understand the term Balkanization
The fragmentation of a region into smaller, after hostel political units (named after Balkan Peninsula)
Read about the Ramifications of Switzerland's landlocked location.
Constitute crucial barriers to economic development, transfer need of their neighbors, transformed their restrictive environment into a prosperous state, utilized waters from mountains to generate hydroelectric power to develop high industries, farmers perfected method to optimize productivity, converted their country to stability, security and neutrality.
Understand the term irredentism
A policy of culture extension and potential political expansion by a state aimed at a community of its national living in a neighborhood state.
Did Russification in the Soviet Union produce substantial ethnic minorities in the non-Russian republics?
Moved in each of the 14 other republics
What two groups produce the cultural divide in Belgium?
Roman group and Germanic group
Understand the term primate city and know some examples in Europe.
Dominates country- economically, politically and culturally (Paris, London, Prague, Oslo)
Know the countries of northern, western, southern and eastern Europe and where the standard living would be the highest and the lowest.
- Lowest: East/ South
(France Western, Spain southern, Poland Eastern)
Know the climate types of Europe and Russia and regions where it is warmer and cooler.
Tundra, Marine Central Part of Europe, Med. Southern
Know the characteristics of the climates of Europe and Russia.
Med.: mild wet winter mild hot summer
Marine: rainy forest
Know the three Scandinavian countries.
Norway, Sweden, Denmark
Understand some of the global consequences of the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union.
-Comm. Is dead as economic model
-Military is smaller in Europe
-Russian Military is smaller
-Warsaw pack went away
-NATO expanded in 1999
What is Europe's busiest inland waterway?
Know the major manufacturing regions of Russia and the Ukraine.
Central Industrial, Ural, Kuzbas, Donabas
Where are volcanic areas of Russia located?
Where would the largest average annual temperature ranges be located in Russia?
Know what the populations of Russia, Ukraine, and Germany are, and their population growth rates.
-Russia: 144 mil PGR: -1%
-Ukraine: 45 mil PGR: -0.5%
-Germany: 82 mil PGR: 0
Is Northern Ireland part of the United Kingdom?
Where is Russian agricultural productivity he highest and where is their population density the greatest?
West of Ural mountains
What is a fjord and where are they located in Europe?
Glacial valley flooded by the sea (located in Norway)
What is polder and where is it located in Europe?
Land reclaimed by the sea and located in the third of Netherlands Holland area
Know the religious regions of Europe.
S/W- Roman Catholicism
S/E- Ortidox church
Further north- Protestant church
What is the industrial heartland of Germany, and is their economy import or export oriented?
Rhine River and Export oriented
Understand the differences between Sovkhozes and Kolkhozes
sov: state farms owned enterprise
kolk: owned by its workers (collective)
Understand the terms Glasnost and Perestroika
-Glasnost has more freedom (open)
-Perestroika: economical Reconstruction
There will be a matching section European historical dates.
> 1460-1650: Russia expanded toward the pacific (east, Moscow)
- In Alaska in 1784
- California 1812
-1867 us purchased Alaska
>1680-1725: Russia defeated Sweden and expanded N -west (built st. petersburg
>1760-1800: Expansionism at the Black and Caspian Sea's
>1850-1900: Central Asia
There will be a matching section on Russians vegetation zones going in order from north to south.
1.North: Polar (ET)
Veg: tundra (tundra)
2.DFC: subarctic (north)
Veg: 55-70 N needle leaf forest (Taiga)
3. BS: Steppe climate
Veg: dry grasslands
4. Ural sea (BW) desert
Which is the highest temperature in summer?
Climate of the British Isles
Marine West Coast
Where is it colder in the winter?
Two main causes of Bolsheviks
The Russian Revolution of 1917 involved the collapsed and the rise of Marxian socialism under Lenin and his Bolsheviks. It sparked the beginning of a new era in Russia that had effects on countries around the world.
what advantages did industrial revolution provide the british?
Some advantages of the Industrial Revolution are that it enabled production of goods on a scale that was unprecedented in human history, that it elevated many people's standard of living, and that it expanded the economies of many nations. (cotton)
social geographic changes that occurred in Russia under communist rule?
This is seen in the generally negative opinion towards democracy, and the belief that Russia needs a strong leader.
-Instead of revolution coming to only more advanced countries, Lenin believed it could come to those with the weakest capitalism. Also, Lenin believed that the peasants COULD be revolutionary.
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