Geog Presentation Northern Europe

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Published on March 3, 2009

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Northern European history, political systems, economic situation and cultural characteristics. Images taken from WikiCommons.

Monday Northern Europe Vikings etc.

Viking Country.

Where the Vikings are from.

Exit Question 1. What are 3 shared characteristics of Northern Europeans? 2. How is Finland Different?

Yesterday and Today   History Politics Monarchy Republic E.U. Economics Industry Transportation Population Culture Religion Language

 

History

Politics

Monarchy

Republic

E.U.

Economics

Industry

Transportation

Population

Culture

Religion

Language

Northern Europe. Why Leave?

Norwegian Fjords (mountains that shoot out of the water).

Environment: Why Leave? Generally cold Poor soil Few mineral resources Long distances Remote Separated from mainland

Picture Bergen

Picture Stockholm Capital

Picture of Hellsinki Apartment

Picture Tallinn

Picture Copenhagen Apartments

Where are you? History Politics Monarchy Republic E.U. Economics Industry Transportation Population Culture Religion Language

History

Politics

Monarchy

Republic

E.U.

Economics

Industry

Transportation

Population

Culture

Religion

Language

Viking History Vikings diffused Viking culture. Attacked Constantinople and Baghdad Settled Vineland, Iceland, Greenland, British Isles, Southern Italy

Vikings diffused Viking culture.

Attacked Constantinople and Baghdad

Settled Vineland, Iceland, Greenland, British Isles, Southern Italy

How the Vikings Ended. No settlements in Caliphate territory Era ended Norway unified first. Enforced Christianization No Christian slaves Slaves were most profitable product

No settlements in Caliphate territory

Era ended

Norway unified first.

Enforced Christianization

No Christian slaves

Slaves were most profitable product

A short Nordic common history   1536-1814 Denmark and Norway in a Union 1814 Norway forced into union with Sweden, blame Napoleon. 1905 Swedish/Norway Union dissolved

  1536-1814 Denmark and Norway in a Union

1814 Norway forced into union with Sweden, blame Napoleon.

1905 Swedish/Norway Union dissolved

Finnish point of view of Nordic Unity   "Swedes we are not, Russians we will never become, so let us be Finns” 1500 - 1809 - Kicked around by Sweden, until Finland is conquered by Russia 1917 - Russia loses WWI: Finland Independence

  "Swedes we are not, Russians we will never become, so let us be Finns”

1500 - 1809 - Kicked around by Sweden, until Finland is conquered by Russia

1917 - Russia loses WWI: Finland Independence

Write This Part Down… Denmark and Norway were linked Sweden controlled Finland Finland planted Estonia Isolated Region Removed from mainland wars Exception of WWII Common geography, common history, common religion, common language, common politics.

Denmark and Norway were linked

Sweden controlled Finland

Finland planted Estonia

Isolated Region

Removed from mainland wars

Exception of WWII

Common geography, common history, common religion, common language, common politics.

You are here. History Politics Monarchy Republic E.U. Economics Industry Transportation Population Culture Religion Language

History

Politics

Monarchy

Republic

E.U.

Economics

Industry

Transportation

Population

Culture

Religion

Language

Political Systems Political traditions: Representative gov. Individual rights Social welfare Gender balance in politics

Political traditions:

Representative gov.

Individual rights

Social welfare

Gender balance in politics

Political Systems Constitutional monarchies Norway Sweden Denmark Republic - Finland Parliamentary - Estonia

Constitutional monarchies

Norway

Sweden

Denmark

Republic - Finland

Parliamentary - Estonia

Connections to the Continent Norway: (not in EU, NATO founding member) Sweden: (NATO Partnership For Peace) Finland: (NATO PFP) Denmark: (NATO f.mem. ) Estonia: (NATO)

Norway: (not in EU, NATO founding member)

Sweden: (NATO Partnership For Peace)

Finland: (NATO PFP)

Denmark: (NATO f.mem. )

Estonia: (NATO)

You are here. History Politics Monarchy Republic E.U. Economics Industry Transportation Population Culture Religion Language

History

Politics

Monarchy

Republic

E.U.

Economics

Industry

Transportation

Population

Culture

Religion

Language

Economics North Sea - rich with oil for Norway Baltic Sea- too shallow for ocean ships Copenhagen is key port Strong education systems  

North Sea - rich with oil for Norway

Baltic Sea- too shallow for ocean ships

Copenhagen is key port

Strong education systems

 

Transportation Why is rail most developed in Sweden?

Why is rail most developed in Sweden?

Population Regional population: 26 million Norway- 4.6 million Sweden- 9.0 million Finland - 5.2 Million Denmark - 5.4 Million

Regional population: 26 million

Norway- 4.6 million

Sweden- 9.0 million

Finland - 5.2 Million

Denmark - 5.4 Million

Answer in notes: How is N. Europe disconnected from the continent? Where is it’s industry located? What must travel through N.Europe?  

How is N. Europe disconnected from the continent?

Where is it’s industry located?

What must travel through N.Europe?

 

The neighborhood situation Separate from Europe by water. Industry located in the south. Central Europe can bypass N.Europe.  

Separate from Europe by water.

Industry located in the south.

Central Europe can bypass N.Europe.

 

Norway Industry/Population

Sweden Industry/Population

Finland Industry/Population

Denmark Industry/Population

Density and distribution

What’s physical geography got to do with this?

Where are you? History Politics Monarchy Republic E.U. Economics Industry Transportation Population Culture Religion Language

History

Politics

Monarchy

Republic

E.U.

Economics

Industry

Transportation

Population

Culture

Religion

Language

Religion: Lutheran

Religion: Lutheran Norway Luth. 88%. Sweden: Luth. 80%, Musl. 5%. Finland: Luth. 82.5%, Orth. 1.1%. Denmark Luth. 95%, other Prot. & Cath. 3%, Musl. 2%. Estonia: Luth., Estonian Orth.  

Norway Luth. 88%.

Sweden: Luth. 80%, Musl. 5%.

Finland: Luth. 82.5%, Orth. 1.1%.

Denmark Luth. 95%, other Prot. & Cath. 3%, Musl. 2%.

Estonia: Luth., Estonian Orth.  

Nordic Language The Nordic lang. North Germanic. Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Written similar. Pronunciation differs.

The Nordic lang.

North Germanic.

Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Written similar.

Pronunciation differs.

English Language

Language Map

Sami & Finnish of the Uralic Family

The Northern European News

Bonus Country Iceland Settled between 800-900 AD Semi-presidential, parliamentary. Evangelical Lutheran, 86% Per capita GDP (2007): $64,033.

Settled between 800-900 AD

Semi-presidential, parliamentary.

Evangelical Lutheran, 86%

Per capita GDP (2007): $64,033.

Exit Questions 1. What are 3 shared characteristics of Northern Europeans? 2. How is Finland Different?

Exit Statement. Have a nice day.

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