Chapter 1.docx - 1.1 Introduction to World Regions What is globalization Planetary plan Left and right in the news Course mechanic 1.2 Globalization

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1.1 Introduction to World Regions What is globalization Planetary plan Left and right in the news Course mechanic 1.2 Globalization Globalization means the people are being more interconnected and interdependent. Globalization has been happening for ten thousands years We all started out in africa, curiosity compel them to investigate to explore the world They evolved into civilizations and empire We are living through the end game of this process All the human tribes are coming back together again When different villages are trading and coming together it’s called interconnection Colonial Trade Routes, sea trade routes, colonization, telegraphic, telephones, cell phones, rails, shipping, airline...etc It has been greatly accelerated Increasing connectivity and interdependent due to technological innovations Cell phones , internet → driving forces The true power of the technology: information sharing Social networking: communication International news sources Rejoining the single tribe again Is the world globalized? No Some regions are, some aren’t Global economy is globalized Recession and depression now connect to the whole world Communication is pretty much is too Transportation is close We now can travel the world in hours Culture are also on the globalization trend Music like rap Movies Art Cursine Politics, government is not globalized So what?
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