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cultural diffusion
Cultural diffusion is the process in which peoples adopt the practices of their neighbors. Around 5400 BC, farming became more widespread throughout Western Europe through means of migration and cultural diffusion.
Renaissance
The Renaissance was a revival of art, literature, and learning that took place in Europe during the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries. The Renaissance when powerful states and colonies were formed in the five main colonial powers in Western Europe—England, The Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, and France.
Industrial revolution
The Industrial Revolution was a massive, large-scale switch from manpower to machine power. This occurred in the 1800’s, starting in England, and eventually spreading to the rest of Europe, and most parts of the world.
euro
A euro is the common currency used by the members of the European Union. The euro was designed to benefit the economies of all the countries.
Cold War
The Cold War was a time in European History when Eastern and Western Europe were caught up in a rivalry that had the US involved. This rivalry led to the splitting up if Germany in to East and West, and many nuclear threats on the world. The main powers were the Communists and the Democrats.
European Union
The European Union (EU) is an alliance of nations in Europe that was founded in the 1950’s. It was formed so that six countries could form a “common market” in order to benefit all of their economies. In 1999, the EU introduced a common currency called the euro.