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World Geography Chapter 6
What is the Hill of Crosses?
a place where Roman Catholics placed crosses apposing athiestic government
the major warm water portion of the Baltic Ocean
What is Cyrillic?
a language like Russian
Which country is the farthest north in the Baltic states?
What is the dominant Mts. system in Western Europe?
picks up on east side of the Danube R.. divides N and S plains
highest subrange, rises in the far north along the border of Poland and Slovakia
What 3 landlocked countries share parts of the Carpathian Mts. ranges?
Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary
over through communist party in Czechoslavakia in 1989, was os swift and peaceful into Czech R. and Slovakia called Velvet Divorce
(1993) differences caused the 2 parts of the nation to split peacefully into the nations of the Czech R.
leaders handed out vouchers to private citizens in an expirament, to get property back
the western half of the Czech R.
City of 100 Spires
a valuable mountain region. German inhabited. 1939 Hitler invaded
extends into the northwest corner of Hungary. Many crops are grown on this little plain
a Mts. region that juts down from Europe into the eastern end of the Medditeranean
the tendency of such diverse territories to break up into small hostile regions
one of the largest ethnic minorities in Europe
the highest peak in Slovenia
exotic limestone landscape
the followers of Islam. Half the population of Serbs and Croats
Dayton Peace Accord
an accord to try and stop the fighting between the Serbs, Croats, and Bosnians
President of Serbia from 1989 to 1997 and of Yugoslavia 1997 to 2000. A key figure in the ethnic conflicts in the Balkans in the 1900's.
a former country bordering on the Adriatic Sea
large south province. gained independence in 1992
highest peak in Balkans
a break in the Carpathian Mts.
the plain below the Iron Gate
Canal of Death
100,00 men died building it
the hilly country between Romania and the Ukraine
What is the largest country completely inside the continent of Europe?
the countries trying to get away from a communist government
most populated city in the Ukraine
3rd largest in the Ukraine
largest nuclear reaction in Russia
when the wealthy Russians went on a vacation
Capital of Belarus
material used for fertalizer
concentration camp that killed over 2.5 million people
work labor camps
camps where people were taken to be slaughtered
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