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Black Death

a plague that spread across Europe

Dark Ages

Difficult period in Europe following the fall of he Roman Empire

Euro

European Union Currency

Avalanches

destructive masses of snow and rock sliding down across Europe

Fjord

Long, narrow steep sided inlet

Global Warming

The phenomena that may be causing the ice caps to melt and general warming of the planet.

Holocaust

6 millions Jews were killed in Germany by the Nazi's

Maastricht Treaty

Treaty that set up the European Union

Martin Luther

He nailed 95 thesis to the church door to start the Protestant Reformation

Organic Farming

type of farming that uses natural substances

Renaissance

Period of artistic and scientific achievements

Roman Empire

Early empire that conquered Europe 50 to 400 AD

3 major mountain ranges in Europe

Alps, Pyrenees, and Carpathians

2 countries located on the Iberian Peninsula

Spain and Portugal

3 countries on the Scandinavian peninsula

Norway, Finland, and Sweden

3 countries of the British Isles

Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Country on the Jutland Peninsula

Denmark

Country on the Apennine Peninsula

Italy

Highest mountain;

Mont Blanc

Longest river

Danube

Largest country

France

Smallest country

Vatican City

Major religion

Christianity

Vatican's location

Rome, Italy