World Geography Chapter 16-17 Test Reveiw

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In the North, _______ is the political, economic, and cultural capital, and it’s a center of industry.
Paris
Southwestern ________ is known for it’s wine production.
France
The ________ hindered movement between Italy and France until a tunnel was built under Mount Blanc.
Alps
The ________ is renowned for it’s beaches and international film festival.
French Rivieria
The ______ Valley provinces in the east are rich in natural resources.
Rhine
Defeated in _______, forced to pay war reparations to victorious countries resulting in economic hardship and recession.
WW1
early 1930’w ________ and his Nazi party came to power promising to restore Germany’s glory and improve economy.
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler blamed _______ and other people whom he considered to be racially inferior for Germany’s problems.
Jews
Aldolf Hitler invaded ______ in 1939, starting WW1.
Poland
_______ had millions of Jews, Poles, Slavs and other killed in concentration camps.
Adolf Hitler
__________ was built to keep East German Citizens from fleeing to West Germany.
Berlin Wall.
In _____ East Germany’s communists government was overturned reuniting East and West Germany once again.
1989
__________ has 3 official languages and various cultural groups that have maintained their distinct identities and political economy.
Switzerland
The ___________ was formed in in 1291 to fight against Austria.
Swiss Confederation
_______ has been recognized as a neutral country since the 1800s
Switzerland
__________ enjoys a very high standard of living.
Switzerland.
__________ is the most important form of agriculture to Switzerland
Dairy farming
_________ cantons, or states, make up Switzerland today.
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Switzerlands ___________ have a great deal of control over their own affairs.
Cantons
With few natural resources, Switzerland specializes in ___________, ___________, and ____________________.
banking, tourism, and making products that require skilld labor.
__________ was once the seat of an empire that controlled much of Eastern Europe,but after WW1 it collapsed and was broken into several new countries.
Austria
Because Austria is mountainous, most people live in the ___________ __________.
eastern lowlands
Austria, using _______ as a model for economic renewal, has created specialized industries, but it also has mineral resources that are sometimes extracted through strip mining: lead, copper, aluminum.
Switzerland
_______, Austrias capital, was the political and cultural center of the Austria. It has _______ in population, but it still draws tourist to its many cultural land historical attractions.
Vienna; declined
Geographically, Spain is separtated form Europe by the _________ Mountains, and steep cliffs line much of the coastline.
Pyrenees
Most of Spain has a ________ climate, but it is also fairly dry.
Mediterranean
Spains economy has shifted from ___________ to new industries in recent years.
agriculture
With its central location, ______ became the hub, or central point of activity and influence.
Madrid
Spain is located on the _______ peninsula.
Iberian.
The ________ Mountains, a young mountain range that experiences seismic activity, runs the length of Italy.
Apennine
Italy has a ___________ climate.
Mediterranean
Italy helped form the _______ Union, and access to wider markets helped form the nation’s economy from agricultural to industrial.
European
The ____________ River Valley is the heartland of Italy, and is an important agricultural and industrial center.
Po River Valley
Rivers in the _____ provide hydroelectrity for Italy and the _____ are also home to ski resorts.
Alps
_________,Italy suffers from pollution and subsidence, but remains popular to tourists.
Venice
_________ Italy constists of Rome and the surrounding reigons.
Central
_______ was chosen as the capital of a unified Italy because of its central location and historic ties to the Roman Empire.
rome
Southern Italy, which includes Sardina and Sicily, is known as the __________.
Mezzogiorno
Many southern Italians migrate to northern Italy to find jobs, or to ______ which is very poor and has a high unemployment rate.
Naples
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