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  1. Bellringer for 10/19/12 Tell me what you know about Britain. 3-5 sentences

  2. Western Europe Today Chapter 6

  3. The British Isles Section 1

  4. The United Kingdom England Scotland Wales Moores treeless, windy highland areas with damp ground Northern Ireland

  5. The United Kingdom • Economy • Government • Parliamentary democracy • Voters elect representatives to Parliament • Constitutional monarchy • King or queen is the official head of state • The People and Culture

  6. Stonehenge

  7. Canterbury Cathedral

  8. St. Gregory Church

  9. Leeds Castle

  10. Hadrian’s Wall

  11. Hadrian’s Wall

  12. Windsor Castle

  13. The Republic of Ireland Peat plants partly decayed in water which can be dried and used for fuel Bogs low swampy lands The Economy The Northern Ireland Conflict The People

  14. France and the Benelux Countries Section 2

  15. France • Rivers • Seine • Loire • Navigable • Economy • Agriculture • Food production • Manufacturing • Service industries • Tourism

  16. France • National loyalty • Roman Catholic • Government • Republic

  17. Chartres Cathedral

  18. Chateaux Loire Chenonceau

  19. The Lourve

  20. Versailles

  21. Benelux Countries • The name Benelux comes from…. • Densely populated • Parliamentary democracies with constitutional monarchies

  22. Belgium • Trade and manufacturing center • Culture groups • Flemings • North • Speak Flemish, based on Dutch • Walloons • South • Speak French

  23. Bruges

  24. Brussels

  25. The Netherlands Netherlands means “Lowlands” Use a system of dikes and pumps to create polders Delta Project Amsterdam

  26. Amsterdam

  27. The Hague

  28. Luxembourg One of Europe’s smallest countries Multinational companies Multilingual

  29. Germany and the Alpine Countries Section 3

  30. Germany • Northern Plain • Heart of Europe • Many cities • Ruhr • Autobahns • Black Forest • Federal Republic • Reunification

  31. Reichstag