1/5 worlds land surface
Sahara and Kalahari
Nile River- longest in
Earliest man (woman)
Australopithecus type of hominid
1960: Independence Takes Root Across Africa:
1. Why did Europeans initially get involved in Africa?
2. What was the scramble for Africa that led to the carving up of Africa amongst European powers at
the Berlin Conference in 1885
WORLD ORGANIZATIONS INVESTIGATION
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DIRECTIONS: You will be completing the following WebQuest in search of information on six of the major
world organizations. The following instruction
The Rise of
Capitalism for China?
Chinas Government History
under Mao Zedong
After the death of Mao in 1976, Deng
Xiaoping came to power. His goal was to
Laozi - founder
Lived in 6th century BCE
Concerned with natural
Wrote a book: The Way
Universe is Dao (balance)
Yin and Yang
A circle divided in
half, the natural
rhythms of life.
Yin - earth,
The Picture of India
2nd most populated country in the world
Over 1/3 of India lives on less than $1 a
50% literacy rate
Life expectancy rose in 50 years from
39 to 63
Religious tension and terrorism
4th largest ec
15% of Japan is
Clans developed Shinto as a religion.
Shinto means way of the gods
Unify in the 5th century.
From the Silk Road
to the Fall of the Manchu
The Silk Road
Started during the Han dynasty
Valued silk because it was strong,
lightweight and beautiful
People made fortunes off of traveling
and selling products to other parts of
The Black Death
Also called the Bubonic Plague, Black Death and the
Bacteria called Yersina pestis.
Killed 33% to 50% of
Europes population (25 million).
Spread of the Plague
Disease was carried in fleas on r
differences to the
Test next Thursday, Study!
People to Know:
Josip Tito- 1st presid
Federative Republic of
Religion: 64.9% Roman Catholic
1 Brazilian Real - .25 USD
Government: Federative Republic
For novice Moscow shopper, frustration is in
Read the following article and
HIGHLIGHT or UNDERLINE each time the pair
stops at or enters another store.
Write in the margins or circle any interesting
points that the author makes or experiences he
Cold War Timeline
Duck and Cover
Life Under Communism
ADD 1 MORE THING!
*Review Map Quiz Results
Your group will be assigned 2 different events.
Monarchy system of government where a
ruling family holds all power
Boyars wealthy merchants and land owning
Peasants/Serfs legally bound to the land
REV. K. J. STEWART A GEOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS (1864)
The War on Drugs
in Latin America
on the Global Scene
Drug trafficking the
buying and selling of illegal
Drug cartel a combination
of independent business
organizations formed to
control the production,
Immigration and the
What is the United States?
Melting Pot or a Salad Bowl?
America beckons, but Americans repel. old
1. Legal Immigration: when a person has legal permission to
_to settle permanently in
2. Illegal immigration when a person moves or settles in another
country or region, temporarily or permanently,
3. Refugee one who flees
The War in
Operation Enduring Freedom
Afghanistan: a brief
history of religious leaders as
rulers (Shahs and Mullahs) monarchy
In July 17, 1973 , while Zahir Shah is on
vacation, Daoud Khan abolishes the
monarchy, declares hims
Conflict erupts as
divisions occur among
Shiite (Shia)- These Muslims feel
that the leader of an Islam nation
should fell directly into Mohammeds
Sunni- These Muslims feel that it is
not necessary for the
Religion of the Middle East
Religions of the Middle East
90% Islamic, but holy claims by Jews
1. Hebrews-settlers in
2. History is in the Torah
4. Migrated to Egypt
6. Kingdom of Is
You Make The Call!
You Make The Call!
Circle what you believe is the right option.
When finished, compare what you have with
What is the Arab Spring?
Where did it start?
What was its effect?
Was it successful?
War in Iraq
The Second Gulf War
As part of the UN cease-fire from the first war
Iraq must eliminate its nuclear, biological, and
chemical weapons programs
Operation Desert Fox- 1998
Series of air strikes to destroy Iraqs weaponmaking capabilities
it is largely
War in Iraq: The Second Gulf War
As part of the UN cease-fire from the first war, Iraq must eliminate its nuclear, biological, and
chemical weapons programs.
Operation Desert Fox 1998
Series of air strikes to destroy Iraqs _ capa