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According to the text, what was the watershed event that began to make Europeans feel more secure?
The fall of the Berlin Wall
The desire of Europeans for their continent to be "war proof" was the main reason behind the creation of the:
What european nations were major players in the initial exploration & colonization of the world?
Much of europe can be described climatically as:
Mild winters, cool summer, ample rainfall, and many drizzly, cloudy, foggy days
Why has there been continual violence over Northern Ireland since the 1960s?
The marginalized Catholic minority rebelled and fought against direct control
The industrial revolution was based initially on water power, then expanded with power supplied by
Coal-fired steam engines
The commonwealth of nations is a supranational organization of the UK with many of its
A large, strategically located region caught between conflicting interests of great powers is the definition of a
How did several Eastern European nations pay for new industrial plants and equipment in the 1980s?
By borrowing heavily from western banks and governments
Which eastern European country has attracted more western and Asian foreign investments than any other?
Which crops are part of the Mediterranean diet?
Grape, citrus, wine, olive oil, peas, beans, tomatoes, wheat
Vasco de Gama and Henry the Navigator explored the coasts of Asia and Africa under the flag of ___
According to some forecasts, which nation might be the world's largest producer of oil in 2015?
Which country is least likely to pursue a closer political, military, and economic integration with Russia?
What was the result of Yeltsin's "economic shock therapy"?
The new consumer-oriented society formed along class lines and created an enormous gap between the rich and poor
The ___ is a vast, waterlogged area underlain by permafrost and subject to tremendous flooding in the spring
West Siberian Plain
In 2007, there were approximately 10 births per 1,000 people and approximately 15 deaths per 1,000 people in Russia
Why do buildings have to be erected on pilings in the high Arctic?
Permafrost below the buildings will not melt and cause tilt
The survival of the soviet Union, from the geographer's perspective, always depended on the ability of Russia to control _______ in and outside the borders of Russia properly
What route between Murmansk and the Far East does Russia hope to develop to promote its exports in Europe?
North Sea Route
In the northern lands, some of the largest ___ stations in the world are located in the Yenisey River
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