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Social Studies Ch.? Sections 1&2&3

The 4 regions that make up the UK
England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland
The 2 houses of the British Parliament and which one governs the nation
The House of Lords & The House of Commons -the House of Commons governs
What purpose does the monarchy serve?
unifies British people
What is different in the British constitution?
- has a set of laws that are changeable
Why is trade important to the UK?
b/c it has limited resources
What factors have helped the UK become a leading member of the EU?
good supplies of fossil fuels, continues to export manufactured goods, shipping & finance
UK is governed by a?
Which region of the UK does not have a regional assembly?
One way Britian's colonies enabled it to become an economic power
by providing raw materials
EU member nations are trying to promote?
trade and cooperation among its members
In what fields have the French made important contributions over the centuries?
art, religion, music, literature, and philosophy
French acedemy
determines which words are officially accepted as part of the French language
high ceilings, thin walls, and the use ofcolumns and arches
French culture is changing why? And what region are most of these people coming from?
b/c of imigrants - N&S Africa and SE Asia
France is commited to
preserving traditional French culture
The Louvre Museum was originally built to be a?
Why did people from other countries move to France?
to find work
Sweden is a ________________ state
____________________ provides Sweden many services
Sweden's welfare problems----
taxes were increased and people bought fewer items, its companies grew less productive, the government had to borrow $
Which term best describes Sweden's welfare system?
it's a "cradle-to-grave" system
Sweden has a ___________ ________________ government
constitutional monarchy