We have been reviewing in class each day, getting ready for the test on Wednesday. Everyone should have the hand-outs with highlighted items to study. Tuesday, each will receive a more concise study guide for the test.
Know this information for the test.
Because of harsh climate, most of Russia’s resources are not being used.
St. Petersburg is the major center for trade.
Most Russians live in the west of Russia.
Russian is a Slavic Language – Uses the Cyrillic alphabet
Largest country in the world
Coal and Iron Ore are major natural resources found in Germany’s Ruhr Valley.
Acid Rain is a major environmental concern in Germany.
Manufacturing is the driving force behind Germany’s economic success.
Majority of people live in western Germany.
Service industry accounts for most of the jobs in UK.
Gulf Stream gives UK a mild climate
Air Pollution (smog) major environmental issue in UK.
Chernobyl Ukraine is the site of the worst nuclear disaster.
Germanic – English and German
Romance- French, Spanish, Italian
Mohammad founded Islam in the 7th Century (610AD)
Abraham founded Judaism in 2000 BC ( Oldest of 3 main religions )
Jesus Christ founded Christianity in 30 AD
Sacred Text : Judaism – Torah
Christianity – Bible
Islam – Koran
Islam is the fastest growing religion in Europe.
Europe has a high literacy rate.
Literacy rate effects a country’s standard of living.