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Protestantreferring to Christian religions that grew out of the ReformationGulf StreamA warm ocean current that flows from the Gulf of Mexico northward through the Atlantic Ocean - gives Northern Europe a mild climate despite their northern locationacid rainprecipitation that is more acidic than normal because of air pollutionservice sectorThe sector of the economy that provides services--such as health care, tourism, and education-guest workerslegal immigrant who has a work visa and is allowed in the country for a short time period to work -political and economic instabilityA situation in which the government and economy of a country may fall or collapse. - has happened in Southern Europe because of high national debt and unemploymentIndustrial RevolutionA period of rapid growth in the use of machines in manufacturing and production that began in the mid-1700s -capitalisman economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state. - United States of Americastandard of livingQuality of life based on ownership of necessities and luxuries that make life easier.World War I(1914 - 1918) European war in which an alliance including Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, and the United States defeated the alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, and Bulgaria.World War II(1939 - 1945) A war fought in Europe, Africa and Asia between the Allied Powers of Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union, and the United States against the Axis Powers of Germany, Italy, and Japan.

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