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  1. 1. By Alaina Fuata<br />Europe<br />
  2. 2. Europe<br />Europe is a continent located on the Eurasian Peninsula and bordered by the Ural River in the East and the Atlantic Ocean in the west<br />Europe is the second smallest continent by surface area but the third most populous after Asia and Africa<br />Europe is the birthplace of Western culture<br />
  3. 3. Europe<br />Western<br />
  4. 4. Western Europe<br />
  5. 5. Western Europe<br />Term for the western most countries in Europe<br />It was used during the Cold War to describe the non-Communist countries of Europe<br />
  6. 6. France<br />
  7. 7. France<br />France is the third largest country in Europe behind Russia and Ukraine<br />It has one of the highest standards of living and one of the best economies<br />It has been recently voted the best country to live in<br />The French healthcare system has been ranked #1 in the world before<br />
  8. 8. France<br />Government:<br />Religion:<br />Education:<br />Economy:<br />Family:<br />Unitary, Semi-Presidential Republic<br />Roman Catholic 83-88%, Protestant 2%, Jewish 1%<br />Literacy rate 99%; School life-16 years<br />Euro<br />Much like an American family<br />
  9. 9. France<br />
  10. 10. Europe<br />Eastern <br />
  11. 11. Eastern Europe<br />
  12. 12. Eastern Europe<br />Countries on the Eastern part of the European continent between Central Europe and Asia<br />Term referring to the countries under Soviet control after WWII and during the Cold War<br />
  13. 13. Romania<br />
  14. 14. Romania<br />After the fall of the iron curtain Romania struggled with its economy for a little while before making reforms such as a low flat tax rate and joining the European Union<br />Romania is the 9th largest territory and 7th largest population in the EU<br />
  15. 15. Romania before WWII<br />Government:<br />Religion:<br />Economy:<br />Family:<br />Kingdom of Romania then became communist under the USSR<br />Christianity<br />Under Communism the economy was poorly managed<br />Large families; children were brought up to respect parents<br />
  16. 16. Romania after the fall of the USSR<br />Government:<br />Religion:<br />Education:<br />Economy:<br />Family:<br />Republic<br />Christian-Eastern Orthodox<br />Literacy rate at 97%; School life-14 years<br />European Union<br />Large families; low divorce rate<br />
  17. 17. Romania<br />
  18. 18. Union<br />European<br />
  19. 19. European Union<br />
  20. 20. European Union<br />The EU is a unique partnership between 27 democratic European nations<br />Its goal is for fair trade and a safer world<br />Countries in the union adopt a single currency-the Euro<br />1 Euro = 1.3626U.S. Dollars<br />
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