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Unformatted text preview: Geology 150 3/26/08 Title: North Africa/Southwest Asia Finishing Sub-Saharan Africa Tribal states were established to serve as homelands for the different races-Millions of Africans were forced out to poverty-stricken, crowded native reserves Anti-Apartheid activists were jailed-People were forced to wear ID cards-The apartheid system drew international criticism throughout the 20th century -Foreign-imposed boycotts were held against South Africa In 1994, apartheid ended and a truly democratic government was established Southwest Asia and North Africa Dominated by arid conditions Primarily caused by belt of high pressure At least of the realm has annual precipitation totals of less than 10 inches Exception: Areas found in windward sides of upland areas/mountain ranges -These areas tend to be more populated and have more developed agriculture...
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- Spring '08