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  • 1. ITALY
  • 2. • Rome is the capitol
  • 3. Demographics• Main Language is Italian• Major religion is Catholicism• Most dense population near cities• Geographic size: 116,000
  • 4. Government• Democratic Republic• A Democratic republic is a hybrid of a republic and democracy• Mario Monti is the current Prime Minister
  • 5. Unification of Italy• Italy unified 1859-70• In 1860, Garibaldi led the “Red Shirts” in conquest of Sicily and Naples• Italy completely unified by 1870
  • 6. Economics• GPD: $1.5 Trillion in U.S. currency• Italy’s major resources include: Oil, Fish, coal and marble• Tourism is a major industry• Italy’s exports are mainly produce and livestock
  • 7. Italian Cuisine• Italy is famous for their pasta• There is no exact date of when spaghetti originated• The Ancient Romans and Greeks ate a form of spaghetti• Spaghetti became popular in the U.S. in the 1920’s
  • 8. Major Cities-Rome • Population is 2,777,979 • Rome is famous for the Coliseum • Rome is 2672 years old • Nicknamed the Eternal City
  • 9. The Renaissance• Cultural movement from the 14th to the 17th century• Famous Artists from this time include Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci• Began in Florence, Italy• Many scientific contributions were made during this time as well• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIsypjHC Pr8
  • 10. Italian Soccer Team• Soccer is called football in Europe• First Game was played in 1910• Has won 4 world cups
  • 11. Works Cited• http://globaledge.msu.edu/countries/italy/government• http://italiandemographics.weebly.com/population- challenges.html• http://www.history-timelines.org.uk/places-timelines/27- italy-history-timeline.html• http://europeanhistory.about.com/od/italyandthecitystates/t p/keyeventsitaly.03.html• http://www.indexmundi.com/italy/natural_resources.html• http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/world/A0858951.html• http://www.squidoo.com/the-history-of-spaghetti