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____ , ____, & ____ have a rich history of folk and music traditions
slovakia
hungary
lithuania
___ is a famous city in switzerland that hosts many international conferences
geneva
_____ in NOT one of switzerlands four main languages
english
prauge is located on the _____ river
vltava
sweden has very close ties to this baltic area country
lithuania
germans placed ____ in ghettos during WWII
jews
this country borders kaliningrad to the north and east
lithuania
a _____ is a type of percussion instrument popular in the baltic countries
cymbal
basel is a transportation center on the rhine river in
switzerland
___ is the capital city of switzerland
bern
the swiss government has limited ____ because pollution has already killed more than 35% of the trees
tree cutting
the balts and the ___ were the first people to settle in the baltic countries of lativa, lithuania, and estonia
finns
major crops in germany are
grains, potatoes, and sugar beets
gdansk is ___ main seaport on the baltic sea
poland's
the ____ are the largest religious in group in germany
protestants
the soviets changed the name konigsberg to ___ when they took it over
kaliningrad
___ & ____ germany were reunited in ___
east & west
1990
krakow is a medieval ___ located on the vistula river
city
___, ___, & ____ were all results of the collapse of the german economy in the 1920's
food shortages,
high unemployment
high inflation
lithuania has clost ties to ____ and the ___ church
poland
catholic
the hanseatic league was the first ___ group in ____
trading
german
budapest began as two ___ cities
separate
the teutonic knights brought german culture iinto the ___ areas
baltic
bratislava is the capital of
slovakia
prague is the capital city of the
czech republic
____ is the capital of poland
warsaw
swiss states are called
cantons
a ____ is a group of states joined together for a common purpose
confederation
an area separated from the rest of a country by the territory of other countries
exclave
an agreement between countries to support each other against enemies
alliance
____ is the capital of poland
warsaw
swiss states are called
cantons
a ____ is a group of states joined together for a common purpose
confederation
an area separated from the rest of a country by the territory of other countries
exclave
an agreement between countries to support each other against enemies
alliance
largest german state
bavaria
combination of two areas w/ different strengths
complementary
zurich is the largest city in ____ & a world banking center
switzerland
vienna is the capital of
austria
section of a city where minorities are forced to live
ghetto
what happened in Warsaw ghetto in 1943?
uprising;
jews fought against NAZIs
They were crushed & 60,000 jews died
what factors caused the NAZI part to gain control of germany in the early 1930's?
economic problems:
food shortages
high unemployment & inflation
How is Hungary different from other countries in Central Europe?
They speak magyar
there culture is influenced by gypsy customs and music