Presentation on theme: "Chapter Fifteen The British Isles and Nordic Nations"— Presentation transcript:
1 Chapter Fifteen The British Isles and Nordic Nations Section OneEngland
2 The British Isles Two countries in the British Isles: The Republic of IrelandThe United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandFive Names for the U.K.:The United Kingdom (U.K.)EnglandBritainGreat BritainThe four regions of the U.K.ScotlandWalesNorthern IrelandThe Island of Britain:The Island of Ireland:
3 England’s Physical Features Key Terms:Fertile- able to produce abundant crops.Bodies of water that surround the British Isles:Atlantic OceanEnglish ChannelNorth SeaRead the text and explain how each of these places is related to the economic development of England:Thames RiverPennine ChainLowlandsMidlands
4 Rise of London as a Trade Center Read and answer the following:Why was London not a major port before 1500?What increased London’s importance as a port after 1500?How have trade routes changed since the 1500’s?How might such a shift in trade affect London’s relative advantage as a port?
5 Economic Activities Key Terms: Ore- rocky material containing a valuable mineral.Tertiary economic activities- service industries, such as, finance, insurance, and tourism.Read and answer:What impact did technological innovations have on the British economy?What impact did they have on Britain’s physical landscape?What part of England is a center of industry?
6 Quiz Review Questions Define: Tertiary economic activities Estuary Ore FertileEuroDescribe England’s climateWhat is England’s most densely populated region?