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World Cultures: Russia and the Republics
Russia and the Republics
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northern European plain
includes Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kaza…
the land area of Russia is __ times the size of the United St…
the land of Russia is _/_ of the earth's land surface
where 75% of Russia's population lives
Russia and the Republics
includes Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kaza…
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the land area of Russia is __ times the size of the United St…
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World Cultures Russia and the Republics
northern European Plain
volga river
caspian sea
resources
75% of the region's population
longest river on european continents
largest inland sea in the world
coal, iron, oil, and natural gas
northern European Plain
75% of the region's population
volga river
longest river on european continents
152 terms
World Cultures Test: Russia and the Republics
why is the date 1991 so important?
what was the first official christian…
what mountains form Europe's eastern b…
Russia extends all the way to what oce…
-the USSR was dissolved... -the eastern european countries were…
Armenia
Urals
Pacific
why is the date 1991 so important?
-the USSR was dissolved... -the eastern european countries were…
what was the first official christian…
Armenia
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World Cultures Test: Russia and the Republics
why is the date 1991 so important?
what was the first official christian…
what mountains form Europe's eastern b…
Russia extends all the way to what oce…
-the USSR was dissolved... -the eastern european countries were…
Armenia
Urals
Pacific
why is the date 1991 so important?
-the USSR was dissolved... -the eastern european countries were…
what was the first official christian…
Armenia
21 terms
World Geography Russia & the Republics
distance, elevation
region, resources
cold, Tran-Siberian Railroad
industry
Siberia has many natural resources which have not been utiliz…
The economic impact of the trans-siberian railroad on Siberia…
Siberian climate is________. Siberia has gained population an…
siberia has become an increasingly more valuable area to Russ…
distance, elevation
Siberia has many natural resources which have not been utiliz…
region, resources
The economic impact of the trans-siberian railroad on Siberia…
21 terms
World Geography Russia & the Republics
distance, elevation
region, resources
cold, Tran-Siberian Railroad
industry
Siberia has many natural resources which have not been utiliz…
The economic impact of the trans-siberian railroad on Siberia…
Siberian climate is________. Siberia has gained population an…
siberia has become an increasingly more valuable area to Russ…
distance, elevation
Siberia has many natural resources which have not been utiliz…
region, resources
The economic impact of the trans-siberian railroad on Siberia…
21 terms
World Geography Russia & the Republics
distance, elevation
region, resources
cold, Tran-Siberian Railroad
industry
Siberia has many natural resources which have not been utiliz…
The economic impact of the trans-siberian railroad on Siberia…
Siberian climate is________. Siberia has gained population an…
siberia has become an increasingly more valuable area to Russ…
distance, elevation
Siberia has many natural resources which have not been utiliz…
region, resources
The economic impact of the trans-siberian railroad on Siberia…
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World Geography: Russia and the Republics
Taiga
Tundra
Chernozem
Permafrost
The sometimes swampy coniferous forest of high northern latit…
A vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and Nor…
A fertile black soil rich in humus, with a lighter lime-rich…
A thick subsurface layer of soil that remains frozen througho…
Taiga
The sometimes swampy coniferous forest of high northern latit…
Tundra
A vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and Nor…
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World Geography-Russia and the Republics
Which mountains form border between Ru…
Which mountains separate the Northern…
What cities are located in the Norther…
Describe the size of Russia and the Re…
Caucasus
Ural
Western Russia to Ural Mts.
1/5 of world's land
Which mountains form border between Ru…
Caucasus
Which mountains separate the Northern…
Ural
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World Geography Russia and the Republics Vocab
Baltic Republics
Caucasus
Central Asia
Chechnya
The countries of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, located on t…
A region that straddles the Caucasus Mountains and stretches…
A region that includes the republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzsta…
One of the republics that remains a part of Russia after the…
Baltic Republics
The countries of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, located on t…
Caucasus
A region that straddles the Caucasus Mountains and stretches…
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World Geography-Russia and the Republics
What mountain range do some geographer…
The fertile soil found on the Northern…
The oldest and deepest lake in the wor…
This region is known for its very cold…
Ural Mountains
Chernozem
Lake Baikal
Siberia
What mountain range do some geographer…
Ural Mountains
The fertile soil found on the Northern…
Chernozem
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World Geography Russia and the Republics Vocab
Baltic Republics
Caucasus
Central Asia
Chechnya
The countries of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, located on t…
A region that straddles the Caucasus Mountains and stretches…
A region that includes the republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzsta…
One of the republics that remains a part of Russia after the…
Baltic Republics
The countries of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, located on t…
Caucasus
A region that straddles the Caucasus Mountains and stretches…
59 terms
World Studies Russia and the Republics
Capital of Russia
Major Cities in Russia
Population of Russia
PER CAPITA GNP for Russia
Moscow
St. Petersburg
143 Million country
20,400$
Capital of Russia
Moscow
Major Cities in Russia
St. Petersburg
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World Geo- Russia and the Republics
Ural Mountains
Lake Baikal
Coniferous forest and tundra
Siberia Climate
separates Europe and Asia
deepest lake in the world... 1/5 of the worlds freshwater
Vegetation regions in north Eurasia
humid continental and subartic
Ural Mountains
separates Europe and Asia
Lake Baikal
deepest lake in the world... 1/5 of the worlds freshwater
World Geography: Russia & the Republics
Describe the physical geography of Rus…
What are the major physical features o…
What are the natural resources of this…
What is the climate?
largest country in land area; 3 times the size of the U.S.
Northern European Plain... West Siberian Plain... Ural Mountains &…
Oil, Natural Gas, Coal, Copper, Silver, Gold
Sub-arctic, Humid Continental
Describe the physical geography of Rus…
largest country in land area; 3 times the size of the U.S.
What are the major physical features o…
Northern European Plain... West Siberian Plain... Ural Mountains &…
57 terms
world geo russia & the republics
which of the following is NOT a charac…
Which of the following is NOT an accur…
Chernozem is most commonly associated…
All of the following are true about Ru…
D
D
E
A
which of the following is NOT a charac…
D
Which of the following is NOT an accur…
D
39 terms
World Geo- Russia and the Republics.
In Ancient Russa, what type of tribes…
What years encompassed the Mongol Era?
During the Mongol Era, who invaded Rus…
How long did the Golden Horde rule in…
Slavic tribes called "Rus"
1270-1500
Golden Horde
2 centuries
In Ancient Russa, what type of tribes…
Slavic tribes called "Rus"
What years encompassed the Mongol Era?
1270-1500
84 terms
World Cultures Russia
83% of Russians today (most numerous)
How many people live in Russia
Russian population density
US population density
Slavs
143.5 million
33 ppsm
80 ppsm
83% of Russians today (most numerous)
Slavs
How many people live in Russia
143.5 million
33 terms
Russia and the Eurasian Republics Culture and Climate
culture
things that makes a culture different
30 different native people
People in Siberia
A group's unique way of life
food, shelter, clothes, religion, language
live in the Tundra and Taiga
where reindeer fur
culture
A group's unique way of life
things that makes a culture different
food, shelter, clothes, religion, language
11 terms
World Geography Russia and the Eruasian Republics
steppe
isolated
tundra
peat
a very large plain of dry grassland
cut off from other countries
flat treeless land found in artic and subartic regions
the material from very old decayed plants that burns like coal
steppe
a very large plain of dry grassland
isolated
cut off from other countries
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world geography Russia and the republic
where do people live
examples of culture
how does the land affect people
what is a no-mad
in large cities
city dwellers read books and magazines and newspapers, the wa…
they have banyan's which are bathhouses, they are basically t…
people who move from place to place
where do people live
in large cities
examples of culture
city dwellers read books and magazines and newspapers, the wa…
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World Geo Vocab - Russia and the Republics
communism
czar
command economy
black market
society based on equitable (even) distribution of wealth, lan…
ruler of russia until the 1917 revolution; originally from La…
a system of resource management in which decisions about prod…
Illegal trade of scarce or illegal goods, usually sold at hig…
communism
society based on equitable (even) distribution of wealth, lan…
czar
ruler of russia until the 1917 revolution; originally from La…
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World Geography Vocabulary - Russia and the Republics
taiga
tundra
chernozem
permafrost
the sometimes swampy coniferous forest of high northern latit…
a vast, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North Ame…
a fertile black soil rich in humus, with a lighter lime-rich…
a thick subsurface layer of soil that remains frozen througho…
taiga
the sometimes swampy coniferous forest of high northern latit…
tundra
a vast, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North Ame…
18 terms
World Cultures: Russia
Geographic Location on Map
Population
Capital and major cities
Major Resources
Russia located in Northern Asia lies between North Pacific Oc…
The current population of the Russian Federation is 143,441,5…
The capital of Russia is Moscow. ... Moscow is the largest city…
Russia contains over 30% of all the natural resources in the…
Geographic Location on Map
Russia located in Northern Asia lies between North Pacific Oc…
Population
The current population of the Russian Federation is 143,441,5…
18 terms
Russia terms for world cultures
Cold continental climate
Permafrost
Tundra
Siberia
Cold winter, cool summer
Permanently frozen ground
The ____________________ is a cold and mostly treeless biome…
location of Russian work camps
Cold continental climate
Cold winter, cool summer
Permafrost
Permanently frozen ground
50 terms
World Cultures: Russia
Bureaucracy
Collectivizing
Trotsky
Alexandra
System of officials
Many farms made into one
Leader of the Red Army shortly after the Revolution
Wife of the last Czar of Russia
Bureaucracy
System of officials
Collectivizing
Many farms made into one
57 terms
World Cultures-Russia
Title of the Russian leader; taken fro…
This mountain range is located between…
Something russia lacked in 1800s and w…
The first capital of the Russian peopl…
Czar
Caucasus
Industrialization
Kiev
Title of the Russian leader; taken fro…
Czar
This mountain range is located between…
Caucasus
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Russia unit World Cultures
natural resources
permafrost
population distribution
pros and cons
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
Ground that is permanently frozen
Description of locations on the Earth's surface where populat…
advantages and disadvantages
natural resources
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
permafrost
Ground that is permanently frozen
6 terms
Unit 5 The Cultures of Russia and the Eurasian Republics
czar
feudalism
Bolshevik
socialism
Russian word for Caesar, or powerful ruler
the political and social system in which kings gave land to n…
a group of revolutionaries who seized control of the Russian…
a system in which the government controls economic resources
czar
Russian word for Caesar, or powerful ruler
feudalism
the political and social system in which kings gave land to n…
55 terms
World cultures: Russia
Russia
Time zones
Ural Mountains
Ural mountains
Largest nation on earth
Russia has nine time zones
Runs north to south through western Russia
Mark the dividing line between Europe and Asia (Eurasia)
Russia
Largest nation on earth
Time zones
Russia has nine time zones
45 terms
WORLD CULTURES- Russia
Ethnic groups
Nationalities
Slavs
Eastern Orthodoxy
shares a common ancestry, language, religion, or set of custo…
large, distinct ethnic groups within a country that typically…
ancient ethnic of Eastern Europe that includes Poles, Serbs,…
very strict form of the Catholic Church found in many parts o…
Ethnic groups
shares a common ancestry, language, religion, or set of custo…
Nationalities
large, distinct ethnic groups within a country that typically…
46 terms
World Cultures: Russia
march revolution
rasputin
november revolution
lenin
huge empire; land owned by nobles, czar, and priest; majority…
illiterate peasant; labeled himself "holy man"; controled cza…
lenin and bolsheviks promised peace, land, and food; peasants…
threat to the state; instilled a hatred for czarist governmen…
march revolution
huge empire; land owned by nobles, czar, and priest; majority…
rasputin
illiterate peasant; labeled himself "holy man"; controled cza…
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World Cultures Russia Test
Slavs,Turkic,Caucasian
143 Million
Russian
Cuba
List the three major people groups in this region?
Approx. population of Russia?
Most common language spoken in the region?
The Soviets put missiles in what country near the united stat…
Slavs,Turkic,Caucasian
List the three major people groups in this region?
143 Million
Approx. population of Russia?
22 terms
World Cultures Russia
Why did Kiev come to power?
Where did people in Kiev sail to trade?
Who made Eastern Orthodox official rel…
First to use title tsar
It's location on the Dnieper River
Constantinople
Vladimir I
Ivan the Great... (Ivan III)
Why did Kiev come to power?
It's location on the Dnieper River
Where did people in Kiev sail to trade?
Constantinople
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World Cultures Exam: Russia
The policy of extending rule of an emp…
When a country only wants to focus on…
When one takes pride in their own coun…
Kiev
What is Imperialism
What is Isolationism
What is Nationalism
What was the name if the city that the Slavs built
The policy of extending rule of an emp…
What is Imperialism
When a country only wants to focus on…
What is Isolationism
40 terms
Russia and the Republics--World Geo Test
chernofrozen
taiga
command economy
collective farms
a black topsoil, one of the world's most fertile soils
a nearly continuous belt of evergreen coniferous forests acro…
a type of economic system in which production of goods and se…
an enormous farm in the Soviet Union on which a large team of…
chernofrozen
a black topsoil, one of the world's most fertile soils
taiga
a nearly continuous belt of evergreen coniferous forests acro…
21 terms
TSW 1-3 World Geography Russia & the Republics
distance, elevation
region, resources
cold, Tran-Siberian Railroad
industry
Siberia has many natural resources which have not been utiliz…
The economic impact of the trans-siberian railroad on Siberia…
Siberian climate is________. Siberia has gained population an…
siberia has become an increasingly more valuable area to Russ…
distance, elevation
Siberia has many natural resources which have not been utiliz…
region, resources
The economic impact of the trans-siberian railroad on Siberia…
10 terms
World Cultures Vocab Russia
authoritarian
czar
imperial
deteriorate
someone strict, normally a government figure
king
related to an empire
to slowly become worse
authoritarian
someone strict, normally a government figure
czar
king
20 terms
World Cultures: Russia
Revolution
Bloody Sunday
Reds
Whites
a forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor…
This proved to the people that the Czar didn't care about the…
Built up under the leadership of Leon Trotsky; its victories…
Army made up of opponents of the Bolsheviks (including foreig…
Revolution
a forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor…
Bloody Sunday
This proved to the people that the Czar didn't care about the…
30 terms
WMS - World Cultures - Russia
Free-Market Economy
Joseph Stalin
Dictator
Ural Mountains
A system in which businesses are not controlled by the govern…
Strong communist dictator who controlled the Soviet Union
A ruler who has absolute power
A mountain range that separates Russia on the continents of E…
Free-Market Economy
A system in which businesses are not controlled by the govern…
Joseph Stalin
Strong communist dictator who controlled the Soviet Union
20 terms
russia and poland world cultures
boyars
ivan the terrible
peter the great
tsar
russian nobles
tsar of russia from 1547-1584. mentally ill, killed his own son
tsar of russia 1696-1725
ruler of russia
boyars
russian nobles
ivan the terrible
tsar of russia from 1547-1584. mentally ill, killed his own son
39 terms
World Cultures-Russia
Russia
Siberia
ural mountains
Tundra
largest country in world/CIS. Most population in CIS... most peo…
3/4 of the country. Bad air quality.
divide Europe russia and Asian russia/Siberia
Rich in minerals, but little vegetation. Frozen ground. Also…
Russia
largest country in world/CIS. Most population in CIS... most peo…
Siberia
3/4 of the country. Bad air quality.
15 terms
World cultures Russia today
Lake Baikal
Command economy
Sovkhoz
Privatization
Fight at which residents protested pollution from paper pulp…
System under which the government makes all economic decisions
Large factory farm
Change from state-run to privately owned companies
Lake Baikal
Fight at which residents protested pollution from paper pulp…
Command economy
System under which the government makes all economic decisions
29 terms
Russia 2 World Cultures
J. Dzugashvilli
Karl Marx
Rasputin
Social Democracy
Individual. Seized power of the USSR in 1927-1929
Individual who proposed a theory of class revolution 1840's-1…
Individual who scandalized the Royal Court. Assassinated in 1…
Political theory advocating abolishing private property.
J. Dzugashvilli
Individual. Seized power of the USSR in 1927-1929
Karl Marx
Individual who proposed a theory of class revolution 1840's-1…
12 terms
World cultures Russia
Caviar
Ruble
Urals
Siberia
Fish eggs - food
Russian money
Mountains dividing Europe from Asia
Cold area in Russia that is useless for farming
Caviar
Fish eggs - food
Ruble
Russian money
26 terms
World Cultures Russia
Russia
Estonia
Latvia
Lithuania
Moscow
Tallin
Riga
Vilnius
Russia
Moscow
Estonia
Tallin
10 terms
World Cultures Russia Vocabulary
authoritarian
czar
imperial
deteriorate
favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority, esp. tha…
an emperor of Russia before 1917
of or relating to an empire
become progressively worse; disintegrate or wear away
authoritarian
favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority, esp. tha…
czar
an emperor of Russia before 1917
9 terms
World Cultures: Russia #2
Interwar Period
Causes of Revolution
Leninism
Two Emerging Factions in 1924
Russia/USSR from 1914 through 1939. The period between WWI an…
1. Poor long term and short term economic conditions.... 2. Grow…
This was Lenin's different ideals pulled from Marxism, change…
Lenin dies in 1924, leading to two emerging factions:... 1. Bukh…
Interwar Period
Russia/USSR from 1914 through 1939. The period between WWI an…
Causes of Revolution
1. Poor long term and short term economic conditions.... 2. Grow…
13 terms
World Cultures Russia
Ural Mountains
Mt. Elburs
Lake Baikal
Caspian Sea
from Europe's eastern boundary, dividing east and west
highest peak in Europe
deepest ( 1 mile deep) and oldest freshwaterlake
bigger than Japan, famous because of large amounts (most in w…
Ural Mountains
from Europe's eastern boundary, dividing east and west
Mt. Elburs
highest peak in Europe
10 terms
World Cultures Words (Russia)
Authoritarian
Czar
Imperial
Deteriorate
Favoring complete obedience or subjection to authority as opp…
An emperor or king
Of, like, or pertaining to an emperor
To make or become worse or inferior in character, quality, va…
Authoritarian
Favoring complete obedience or subjection to authority as opp…
Czar
An emperor or king
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