Unit 4 Global Connections
Mapping Assignment #2
Continental Map of the World
As an introduction to the next unit (Global Connections) you are required to colour
and label a map of the world:
Neatly outline, colour and label the 7 continents. (Uppercase
Established in 1995.
Multilateral institution through which global trade rules are negotiated and enforced.
Established 1994, joining Canada, the United States and Mexico forming the world's largest free
trade area. NAFTA applies to the purchasing of good
It is a rating scale that shows the quality of life of people living in a particular country.
It ranks countries based on their quality of life.
The HDI is published by the United Nations.
This is an index created by the United Nations Development Prog
Borders between countries are becoming less important as the world operates
increasingly as one global village.
These companies operate across the world.
They are usually headquartered in developed countries, and operate factories in
Why do conflicts tend to occur in countries that have a HDI of low development, far
more often than in the high or medium developed countries in the world?
Share your answers.
Genocide can be defined as the extermination or destruction of a particular
Rich countries went into countries around the world, and claimed them as their own.
They took natural resources and other riches.
Once the colonizing countries left (gave them their independence back), the countries
were poor and with few resources left.
3. Child Labour
2. Canadas Trading Partners
Who does Canada trade (import and export) with?
What trading agreements do we have?
3. Canada and Foreign Trade
4. Tariffs or Protectionism, which is best?
5. Trade the e
Coffee from Kenya, textiles from India, tea from Sri Lanka, nuts from El Salvador,
ceramics from Mexico, and chocolate from Ghana
Many of the things we buy are grown or made in developing countries.
But do the people who produce these goods get a fair pr
Most universal international agreement
Ensures children's rights
Has been ratified by 190 countries
Only two countries have not ratified: the United States & Somalia, however they have
signaled their intention to ratify by signing the convention.
What is Child Labour?
Children under the age of 12 that are working
Worst forms of child labour
enslaved, forcibly recruited, prostituted, trafficked, forced into illegal activities
and exposed to
Globalization is a trend towards greater interconnectedness of the worlds financial,
technological, political, cultural, sociological, ecological and geographical systems.
Positive Impacts of Globalization
Living conditions have improved