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____ is the birthplace of Columbus.
Genoa
____ is known as the "Detroit of Italy" because it specializes in manufacturing cars and scooters.
Turin
____ is built on 118 small islands connected by 400 bridges and a system of water canals.
Venice
_____ are a type of boat used in the water canals of Venice.
gondolas
______is the home of the earliest European civilizations.
Greece
____ is the largest island in Greece.
Crete
___% of Greece is mountains.
70%
____ is the capital of Greece.
Athens
Europe's most important inland river is the ___ ___.
Rhine River
____ is the largest country in Europe.
France
The highest peak in France is __ ___.
Mont Blanc
The ___ is a favorite place of daring mountain climbers from all over the world.
Matterhorn
A famous French explorer who discovered the St. Lawrence River was ___ ____.
Jacques Cartier
___ ____, a French scientist who discovered pencillan.
Pasteur
___ ____, a French scientist who discovered radium.
Marie Curie
__ ___ ___ helped the French defeat the English.
Joan of Arc
The famous Frenchmen who became a Protestant leader was ___ ____.
John Calvin
Protestants in France were known as ____.
Huguenots
A famous American patriot who was a Huguenot was __ __.
Paul Revere
___ and _____ were French thinkers who attacked the Bible and Christainity.
Voltaire and Rousseau
One of France's most ruthless dictators was __ ___.
Napoleon Bonaparte
After WWII, a French war hero, __ ___, set up a democratic government for France.
General Charles de Gaulle
A ___ believes that a country's businesses and industries should be taken away from individual owners and put under the government.
socialist
The __ and ___ Rivers are found in France.
Rhone and Seine Rivers
____% of France's land is good for farming.
90%
___ is the capital of France.
Paris
The __ __, __ ___ __, and the ____ are special attractions in France.
Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Louvre.
___ is the largest museum in the world.
The Louvre
____ is the most mountainous country in Europe.
Switzerland
____ is the capital of Switzerland.
Bern
A ____ nation has a policy against fighting in wars.
neutral nation
Switzerland has three languages: 1__ 2__ 3_
1) German, 2)French and 3) Italian
___ ____ was the great hero of Swiss liberty.
William Tell
______ introduced the Reformatin truths to Switzerland.
Zwingli
_____ is the largest city in Switzerland.
Zurich
The first ___ ___ is found through the Alps.
automobile tunnel
Two famous books about Switzerland are ___ and __ ___ ___.
Heidi and Swiss Family Robinson
______ founded the International Red Cross.
Dunant
A country that is _____ has no seacoast.
landlocked
The __ and ___ Rivers are Switerland's most important natural resources because they are used for transportation and energy.
Rhine and Rhone
___ is the capital of Switzerland.
Vienna
Vienna is located on the __ __.
Blue Danube
Switzerland's land is mostly _____.
mountains
Switzerland is the chief source of ___ for the world.
graphite(lead)