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Assignment: Borders
The political borders of Europe have shifted over the centuries, but many of the shifts have
occurred around natural borders.
Select a section of Europe that interests you and do some research into political border changes
from at least 4 separate times in history.
In a chart, diagram or with an essay description, respond to the following:
 What triggered each of the shifts?
 How was each of the shifts resolved (treaties, physical force, control of resources, etc?)
 What natural boundaries impacted the political boundaries in the region?
Include the 4 maps you selected.