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Cold war

ideological conflict between the US and Russia, from 1945-1990***

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EU

european union. an economic and political organization of europe. 27 countries***

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schengen agreement

1985. agreement among the members of the EU that relates to border formalities. ***

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medieval landscape

found in many eurpean cities. from 900-1500ac. old buildings

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renaissance-Baroquoe period

historical period from 16-19th century. urban planning designs

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iron curtain

symbolized the ideological conflict and physical boundary that divided europe into two separate areas 1945-1991. went through germany ***

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buffer zone

location of a state whose position is that of preventing conflict.***

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NATO

north atlantic treaty organization. north atlantic and european allies****

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balkanization

not on exam. geopolitical term. term that relates to the balkan region.****

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devolution

breaking apart within a political unit such as a nation state.

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Eurozone

the common monetary policy that relates to the currency of europe.****

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Industrial Revolution

*** began in europe
began in britian
1750

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irredentism

***national policy of reclaiming lost lands of those inhabited by people of the same ethnicity.