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SEMESTER 1 COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW. REGIONS EUROPE RUSSIA MIDDLE EAST NORTH AFRICA WEST AFRICA EAST AFRICA SOUTH AFRICA.

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1 SEMESTER 1 COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW

2 REGIONS EUROPE RUSSIA MIDDLE EAST NORTH AFRICA WEST AFRICA EAST AFRICA SOUTH AFRICA

3 POLITICS Democracy/ Constitutional Monarchies Struggling democracy/switch from communism Absolute Monarchies, Islam based strong central govs democracies/Israel—democracy Islamic Strong Central govs democracies Democracies, dictatorships, young

4 Economy Developed/ EU/Market Developed—changing from Communist to Market Developing—oil based, little diversity Developing—trying to diversify Developing—trying to diversify/South Africa strongest

5 Natural Resources Water, hydro, coal, timber, iron ore, oil-N Sea Coal, timber, iron ore, oil-Siberia/difficult to get resources out of Siberia—size, climate OIL—if got it—doing well/ not equal distribution of resources Med Sea—coast, some oil Gold, Diamonds, Oil in some areas/water during rain season in Sahel/ timber—rainforest, fertile soil Wild Animals-tourism/ hydro, fertile soil, timber Gold, Diamonds, Copper, Coal, Iron Ore, fertile soil in areas

6 CLIMATE Med to continental to Subarctic/ North Atlantic Current brings warm winds/water to north and west sides Continental to Subarctic Arid, Semiarid, Med along Med Med, Semiarid, Arid Semiarid, Tropical Wet and Dry, Tropical Wet Tropical Wet and Dry, Highland—Great Rift Valley elevation Tropical Wet, Tropical Wet and Dry, Semiarid, Arid, Coastal similar to Med

7 Religion Primarily Christian Primarily Christian with Buddhism in the east, Islam in the southwest Islam/Jewish Israel Islam Islam, Christian, Traditional Christian, Traditional

8 LANGUAGES Each country has own, most speak English Russian, most speak English, eastern has more ethnic Arabic, Hebrew in Israel, most speak English Arabic, ethnic, English Many different languages, 3-6 languages to get around, colonial language Many different languages, most speak Swahili, 3-6 languages to get around, colonial language Many different languages, most speak English

9 RIVERS Navigable, hydro, shipping, major cities Not navigable—frozen during winter Few rivers in desert areas, irrigation, major cities 1 main river-Nile, irrigation, dependent upon oaises Not navigable whole way—rapids, cataracts, irrigation Not navigable whole way—cataracts, rift, irrigation Not navigable whole way---cataracts, irrigation

10 FAMILY Nuclear—spread out, close ties Extended—close together, close ties Extended—close together, close ties, tied to land ownership Extended—close together, close ties

11 Agriculture/Animals/Land Use North European Plain—breadbasket/ basic livestock, Reindeer up north, timber, cash crops North European Plain and Steppes—breadbasket/basic livestock, Reindeer up north, timber, cash crops Most farming along rivers and coast, Israel most developed agriculture, olives, grapes, some grain, dependent upon irrigation. No pork Most farming along Nile River, dependent upon irrigation, nomadic herding, subsistence farming, No pork Most farming along Sahel—grasslands, irrigation from rivers, subsistence farming, some cash crops, nomadic herding

12 Agriculture/Animals/Land Use East---subsistence farming, nomadic herding, terracing—rift, some cash crop Subsistence farming, livestock raising- cows—savannas, nomadic herding,

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