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    Viking Impact on Northern Europe When we hears the term Viking an immediate image of bloodthirsty men with long beards and horned helmets is conjured up in our minds. This is the image the historical sources have given us, and it is partly true. Vikings were merciless when raiding, but they were peaceful when they traded. Their navigational technology was exceptional, and the ones who settled in foreign lands contributed greatly to the lands’ culture. The Vikings are famous for their violent

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    Protestant challenge to Catholicism’s hegemony in Northern Europe Protestants and Catholics have been fighting for centuries. Most of us, even some of them, have no clue as to what they are fighting about. In the 1520s a religious stirring began, where people were starting to get frustrated and angered by how the church was conducting itself. Northern European weather can be very cold and harsh at times, because of this, it made it very difficult for people to leave their homes to get to church

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    The Bog Bodies of Northern Europe

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    at that time all across Northern Europe. What can be learned about the culture and rituals of early northern Europe from the preserved bodies of these so-called bog people? What theories best explain the deaths of the bog people? What are some of the most important similarities and differences found among the bodies? With a better knowledge of the history of millions of people stake, these questions merit further discussion. These cadavers found among all Northern Europe are known as the bog bodies

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    Scania, its main competitor in northern Europe. This purchase would have made Volvo the largest European manufacturer of heavy trucks as well as the second largest bus manufacturer in Europe and should prepare Volvo for an expansion to the new eastern european markets. The European Economic Commission (hereafter EEC) however came to the conclusion that such a concentration would impose an unreasonable burden on heavy duty truck and bus consumers, especially in the Northern European countries Sweden,

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    Ages and the development of the Modern world. Early Renaissance, mostly in Italy, links the art period during the fifteenth century, between the Middle Ages and the High Renaissance in Italy. It was commonly known that Renaissance developed in Northern Europe later, in 16th century. The rebirth is used to mark an era of extensive cultural achievement as a result of renewed interest in the classical art and ideas of Ancient Greece and Rome. The most important idea of rebirth stays with the belief that

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    The Italian and northern European Renaissance have many similarities since they shared cultural and artistic influence; both locations had differences in social and political structure, as well as contrasting religious beliefs which lead unique concepts in each area. The word Renaissance is derived from the Italian word for rebirth. Italy began to focus on the classical period again after the “1000 years of darkness” during the Middle Ages. They lived around the ruin of what use to be the greatest

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    of Rome set December 25th as Christ's birth date. Some authorities claim that the choice of December 25th was made because it coincided with Chanukah, Mithraic's feast of the sun god, and the people of northern Europe's winter solstice feast. The winter solstice is the time of year in the Northern Hemisphere when the noon sun appears to be farthest south. (All About American Holidays, 1962 Encyclopedia Encarta, 1998)The Saturnalia was celebrated for seven days, during the period of time when the

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    Essay on Global Warming:

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    Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether global warming could affect the thermohaline circulation cycle (THC) significantly enough that it could even shut it down and thus cause a shift in the climate of Europe severe enough to cause another Little Ice Age. To answer the question about whether global warming could cause another ice age, I have divided this paper into segments. The first will explain what the thermohaline circulation cycle is. Next, I will look at the last

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    The Nordic Model

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    matter how successful the Nordic Model may be in producing and expanding human welfare it will always be subject to attack as long as human nature remains at its current state of evolution. -The Nordic News Network Scandinavia is a region of Northern Europe that includes Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland. All the countries of Scandinavia share similar languages, are ethnically homogeneous, and are known to be punctual, honest, and modest. While each country does have its differences,

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    Norway

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    Norway otherwise known as "Northern Way" is made up of 4,419,955 people and has an 0.44% Rate of growth. The birth rate is 12.9 births to every 1000 people. But just the same the death rate is 10.17 Deaths to every 1000 people. Net immigration rate is 1.64 migrants to every 1000 people. With that Norway occupies the western half of the Scandinavian Peninsula of Northern Europe. Norway has only land borders to the east , with Sweden , Finland , and the Soviet Union. The official language is Norwegian

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