Name _________________________________ Period _____ Date ________________

Europe Culture Notes

1.  Europe is one of the most ________________________________________________

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2.  Europe is ___________________________________ .

3.  Europe has many large ___________ that serve as centers of _______________ and _____________________ .

4.  Cities in Europe

City

Site

London

Paris

Rome

Athens

5.  Europe has many different ____________ groups, _______________ , and ___________________ .

6.  Most people in Europe are ______________________ , but there are different types of _________________________ .

7.  European culture has spread to ____________________________________________

8.  Because Europe has many _____________ groups and types of _______________ there have been several ____________________ .

A.

B.

9.  Northern Ireland is part of the ____________________________ .  The population is split between _____________________ and ____________________ .  The ___________________ fought for political power and the ______________________ fought to retain power and remain part of the _________________________________ .

10.  European culture has spread to other parts of the world due to:

A.

B.

C.

11.  Europeans started to explore the world in the mid 15th century.  The first European countries to explore were ___________________ and ________________ .  These countries were looking for a route to  ________ in order to buy ____________ .

12.  European countries ______________________ other parts of the world.  Colonization is when a group of people from one country settle in another country.

13.

Country

Area Colonized

14.  Imperialism is when ___________________________________________________

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European countries took over countries and regions all over the world.  They did this to ______________________________________________________________________

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15.  Imperialism was made possible by the ____________________________________

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16.  The most important machine invented in Europe at this time was the steam engine.  With the steam engine Europeans could make _______________ , _________________, better ______________________ , and eventually _____________________________ .  This allowed them to take over other parts of the world.

 

17.  Europe is the birthplace of ______________________ .  Greece and the early __________________ republic both had __________________________ .

A.

B.