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 <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul...
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? <ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monarchy </li></ul><...
Viking History <ul><li>Vikings diffused Viking culture. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attacked Constantinople and Baghdad </li></u...
How the Vikings Ended. <ul><ul><li>No settlements in Caliphate territory  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Era ended  </li></ul>...
A short Nordic common history <ul><li>  1536-1814 Denmark and Norway in a Union </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1814 Norway forced i...
Finnish point of view of Nordic Unity <ul><li>  &quot;Swedes we are not, Russians we will never become, so let us be Finns...
Write This Part Down… <ul><li>Denmark and Norway were linked </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden controlled Finland </li></ul><ul><li...
You are here. <ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monarchy </li></ul></...
Political Systems <ul><li>Political traditions: </li></ul><ul><li>Representative gov. </li></ul><ul><li>Individual rights ...
Political Systems <ul><li>Constitutional monarchies </li></ul><ul><li>Norway </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>De...
Connections to the Continent <ul><li>Norway: (not in EU, NATO founding member) </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden: (NATO Partnership...
You are here. <ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monarchy </li></ul></...
Economics <ul><li>North Sea - rich with oil for Norway </li></ul><ul><li>Baltic Sea- too shallow for ocean ships </li></ul...
Transportation <ul><li>Why is rail most developed in Sweden? </li></ul>
Population  <ul><li>Regional population: 26 million </li></ul><ul><li>Norway-  4.6 million </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden- 9.0 m...
Answer in notes: <ul><li>How is N. Europe disconnected from the continent? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is it’s industry locate...
The neighborhood situation <ul><li>Separate from Europe by water. </li></ul><ul><li>Industry located in the south. </li></...
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? <ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monarchy </li></ul><...
Religion: Lutheran
Religion: Lutheran <ul><li>Norway Luth. 88%. </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden: Luth. 80%, Musl. 5%. </li></ul><ul><li>Finland: Lut...
Nordic Language <ul><li>The Nordic lang. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>North Germanic. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Denmark, Iceland...
English Language
Language Map
Sami & Finnish of the Uralic Family
The Northern European News
Bonus Country Iceland <ul><li>Settled between 800-900 AD </li></ul><ul><li>Semi-presidential, parliamentary. </li></ul><ul...
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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Geog Presentation Northern Europe

  1. 1. Monday Northern Europe Vikings etc.
  2. 2. Viking Country.
  3. 3. Where the Vikings are from.
  4. 4. Exit Question 1. What are 3 shared characteristics of Northern Europeans? 2. How is Finland Different?
  5. 5. Yesterday and Today <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monarchy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Republic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E.U. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Industry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Population </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Northern Europe. Why Leave?
  7. 7. Norwegian Fjords (mountains that shoot out of the water).
  8. 8. Environment: Why Leave? Generally cold Poor soil Few mineral resources Long distances Remote Separated from mainland
  9. 9. Picture Bergen
  10. 10. Picture Stockholm Capital
  11. 11. Picture of Hellsinki Apartment
  12. 12. Picture Tallinn
  13. 13. Picture Copenhagen Apartments
  14. 14. Where are you? <ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monarchy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Republic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E.U. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Industry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Population </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Viking History <ul><li>Vikings diffused Viking culture. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attacked Constantinople and Baghdad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Settled Vineland, Iceland, Greenland, British Isles, Southern Italy </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. How the Vikings Ended. <ul><ul><li>No settlements in Caliphate territory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Era ended </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Norway unified first. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enforced Christianization </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No Christian slaves </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slaves were most profitable product </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. A short Nordic common history <ul><li>  1536-1814 Denmark and Norway in a Union </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1814 Norway forced into union with Sweden, blame Napoleon. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1905 Swedish/Norway Union dissolved </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Finnish point of view of Nordic Unity <ul><li>  &quot;Swedes we are not, Russians we will never become, so let us be Finns” </li></ul><ul><li>1500 - 1809 - Kicked around by Sweden, until Finland is conquered by Russia </li></ul><ul><li>1917 - Russia loses WWI: Finland Independence </li></ul>
  19. 19. Write This Part Down… <ul><li>Denmark and Norway were linked </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden controlled Finland </li></ul><ul><li>Finland planted Estonia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Isolated Region </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Removed from mainland wars </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exception of WWII </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Common geography, common history, common religion, common language, common politics. </li></ul>
  20. 20. You are here. <ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monarchy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Republic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E.U. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Industry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Population </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Political Systems <ul><li>Political traditions: </li></ul><ul><li>Representative gov. </li></ul><ul><li>Individual rights </li></ul><ul><li>Social welfare </li></ul><ul><li>Gender balance in politics </li></ul>
  22. 22. Political Systems <ul><li>Constitutional monarchies </li></ul><ul><li>Norway </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Denmark </li></ul><ul><li>Republic - Finland </li></ul><ul><li>Parliamentary - Estonia </li></ul>
  23. 23. Connections to the Continent <ul><li>Norway: (not in EU, NATO founding member) </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden: (NATO Partnership For Peace) </li></ul><ul><li>Finland: (NATO PFP) </li></ul><ul><li>Denmark: (NATO f.mem. ) </li></ul><ul><li>Estonia: (NATO) </li></ul>
  24. 24. You are here. <ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monarchy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Republic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E.U. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Industry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Population </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Economics <ul><li>North Sea - rich with oil for Norway </li></ul><ul><li>Baltic Sea- too shallow for ocean ships </li></ul><ul><li>Copenhagen is key port </li></ul><ul><li>Strong education systems </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  26. 26. Transportation <ul><li>Why is rail most developed in Sweden? </li></ul>
  27. 27. Population <ul><li>Regional population: 26 million </li></ul><ul><li>Norway- 4.6 million </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden- 9.0 million </li></ul><ul><li>Finland - 5.2 Million </li></ul><ul><li>Denmark - 5.4 Million </li></ul>
  28. 28. Answer in notes: <ul><li>How is N. Europe disconnected from the continent? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is it’s industry located? </li></ul><ul><li>What must travel through N.Europe? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  29. 29. The neighborhood situation <ul><li>Separate from Europe by water. </li></ul><ul><li>Industry located in the south. </li></ul><ul><li>Central Europe can bypass N.Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  30. 30. Norway Industry/Population
  31. 31. Sweden Industry/Population
  32. 32. Finland Industry/Population
  33. 33. Denmark Industry/Population
  34. 34. Density and distribution
  35. 35. What’s physical geography got to do with this?
  36. 36. Where are you? <ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monarchy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Republic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E.U. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Industry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Population </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul></ul></ul>
  37. 37. Religion: Lutheran
  38. 38. Religion: Lutheran <ul><li>Norway Luth. 88%. </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden: Luth. 80%, Musl. 5%. </li></ul><ul><li>Finland: Luth. 82.5%, Orth. 1.1%. </li></ul><ul><li>Denmark Luth. 95%, other Prot. & Cath. 3%, Musl. 2%. </li></ul><ul><li>Estonia: Luth., Estonian Orth.   </li></ul>
  39. 39. Nordic Language <ul><li>The Nordic lang. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>North Germanic. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written similar. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pronunciation differs. </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. English Language
  41. 41. Language Map
  42. 42. Sami & Finnish of the Uralic Family
  43. 43. The Northern European News
  44. 44. Bonus Country Iceland <ul><li>Settled between 800-900 AD </li></ul><ul><li>Semi-presidential, parliamentary. </li></ul><ul><li>Evangelical Lutheran, 86% </li></ul><ul><li>Per capita GDP (2007): $64,033. </li></ul>
  45. 45. Exit Questions 1. What are 3 shared characteristics of Northern Europeans? 2. How is Finland Different?
  46. 46. Exit Statement. Have a nice day.

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