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Unformatted text preview: development. b. Population and Poverty:-Huge population boom continued-Put strain on countries to sustain all these people-Many die from the effects of poverty-Some nations try to slow the population growth Gabriel Greening F Period History Ms. Cory c. Economic Dependence:-Old colonies made economic independence-Many borrowed money though d. Economic Policies:-Some countries tried som, for the long run it did not work for the economy e. Political Instability:-Political unrest often hindered economic development -War torn countries had to rebuild IV. Development and the Environment a. Growing Threats:-Threats to environment began at the Industrial Revolution-Alarms sounded from environmentalists when Earth was ravaged-Global warming is warming Earth-Accidental problems like oil tankers exploding in ocean and hurting ocean b. Protecting the Environment:-Laws trying slow down global warming-People trying to agree on the best course of action...
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2010 for the course HIST 104 taught by Professor Conner during the Spring '08 term at Hillsdale.
- Spring '08