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1 Chapter Fifteen The British Isles and Nordic Nations Section One England

2 The British Isles Two countries in the British Isles: 1.The Republic of Ireland 2.The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Five Names for the U.K.: 1.The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2.The United Kingdom (U.K.) 3.England 4.Britain 5.Great Britain The four regions of the U.K. 1.England 2.Scotland 3.Wales 4.Northern Ireland The Island of Britain: 1.England 2.Scotland 3.Wales The Island of Ireland: 1.Northern Ireland 2.The Republic of Ireland

3 Englands Physical Features Key Terms: 1.Fertile- able to produce abundant crops. Bodies of water that surround the British Isles: 1.Atlantic Ocean 2.English Channel 3.North Sea Read the text and explain how each of these places is related to the economic development of England: 1.Atlantic Ocean 2.Thames River 3.Pennine Chain 4.Lowlands 5.Midlands

4 Rise of London as a Trade Center Read and answer the following: 1.Why was London not a major port before 1500? 2.What increased Londons importance as a port after 1500? 3.How have trade routes changed since the 1500s? 4.How might such a shift in trade affect Londons relative advantage as a port?

5 Economic Activities Key Terms: 1.Ore- rocky material containing a valuable mineral. 2.Tertiary economic activities- service industries, such as, finance, insurance, and tourism. Read and answer: 1.What impact did technological innovations have on the British economy? 2.What impact did they have on Britains physical landscape? 3.What part of England is a center of industry?

6 Quiz Review Questions Define: 1.Tertiary economic activities 2.Estuary 3.Ore 4.Fertile 5.Euro Describe Englands climate What is Englands most densely populated region?


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