Questions 1 – 5 refer mostly to your text
1. a. According to the legend definition on the map on p. 170 in what state / category is
Syria found today? What other country on the map is in this same category?
b. Now go to the map of Syria on p. 171. Most of the main population areas of Syria are
in pinkish red with red dots. Who controls this main area of the country according to the
map legend? (Hint: the leader is Bashar Al Assad). Who controls the yellow and green
regions of the country according to the legend?
2. a. In the first complete paragraph on p. 172, there is a discussion of the results of the
Syrian Civil War. How many Syrians have died (as of this text’s date) and how many have
fled the country?
b. In this paragraph, where does it say most Syrian refugees have fled to? What are the
international community’s reasons for both accepting Syrian migrants and rejecting them?