Bell Ringer -

Bell Ringer -

World Regions (United Nations) Things to know 53 independent countries 732 million people 800 ethnic groups Hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth, was 136.4 degrees F., in

Libya in 1922 The Nile is the worlds longest river at a distance of 4,145 miles long Second largest of the Earths continents Africa has an area of 11,798 square miles Africas Natural Resources Gold

Platinum Chromiu m Cobalt Oil Coffee Diamond s If Africa has such an abundance of resources, then why is it so poor? COLONIALISM What is Colonialism?

When a nation controls another territory or people. 1914 Colonial Control Can you think of some examples of colonialism? Why would colonialism not economically benefit Africa? (companies from other countries controlling

the resources) Where were all their resources going? Colonialism in Africa After the slave trade ended major European countries were competing to control land in Africa. They wanted to obtain the valuable resources on the continent.

Europeans took control of their countries and the natives had little or no input. Many abuses of African Natives took place. Why did Europeans want to build colonies? The Berlin Conference European countries divided Africa without ANY input from the African people How do you think this would create conflict?

Many colonies would last until the end of WWII. Lasting Effects of Colonialism Poverty many of the companies that extract valuable resources from Africa are owned by Europeans. For example: DeBeers is the worlds largest producer of diamonds and their largest mines are in South Africa. They are owned by a British family. Conflict many countries borders are the same as the ones the Europeans drew for them. This means they have divided ethnic groups of people.

Land Locked Countries not all countries can trade easily because they have no access to the sea ApartheidA social custom was systemized under law in 1948 in which people were segregated based on racial categories. In 1985, the U.S. and Great Britain imposed economic sanctions. By 1994, the countrys constitution had been rewritten to outlaw any sign of the apartheid system Rwanda1933 The Belgians organize a census and mandate that everyone be issued an identity card classifying them as either Tutsi, Hutu, or Twa. Conflict Diamonds Conflict diamonds are diamonds that originate from areas

controlled by forces or factions opposed to legitimate and internationally recognized governments, and are used to fund military action in opposition to those governments, or in contravention of the decisions of the Security Council. This seventeen-year-old lost both hands to rebels machetes. Waterloo camp, Sierra Leone,

Recently Viewed Presentations

  • A Simple Microprocessor

    A Simple Microprocessor

    Datapath of a central processing unit(CPU). Control Signals of a Microprocessor. ASM chart of a microprocessor.
  • The Vision of HoloLens 2 (Coming end July

    The Vision of HoloLens 2 (Coming end July

    Might get a trial AR Gruffalo for the library & Paeds ward - conversations ongoing (safe place to discover and test the tech) Use apps to initially roll out. Collect case studies to build the business cases for future investment....


    Weakening social protections go counter to harmonious society. And may even interfere with future productivity. Most Chinese have no health insurance. Families may be bankrupted by lack of health care. Some estimate that 1 million children are not in school...
  • The Social Learning Network forPresented the byClassroom Cristina

    The Social Learning Network forPresented the byClassroom Cristina

    Use the Library to Share and Store Files (Online Storage Space for Students) Join Communities and Network with Educators Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Communities. Join the ISTE Community on Edmodo Edmodo is on...
  • Required FEMA Training

    Required FEMA Training

    FEMA training is offered and can be accessed by link, ... IS-230.D: Fundamentals of Emergency Management. IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction. IS-700.B: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System.


    EXPLORING CONTEMPORARY MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES: Developing Leaders UCSD EPSE and LAMP Student Research Assignment 2015; Combined Findings OUTLINE The Assignment Information Received Findings THE ASSIGNMENT Understand the challenge Consider what different types of leadership and management knowledge and ability are needed?
  • 2019 JCNA AGM Award Presentations From the 2018

    2019 JCNA AGM Award Presentations From the 2018

    George Camp, South Carolina, Stew Cleave, Oregon, Rufus Coburn, Austin, Hal . Kritzman, Southern New England, Bob Stevenson, Michigan. In recent years, George Camp and Stew Cleave were replaced by Mike Mueller of Austin and Terry Sturgeon of Victoria. Our...
  • Chapter 22: Origin of Modern Astronomy

    Chapter 22: Origin of Modern Astronomy

    Greeks developed basics or geometry and trigonometry, for which they used to measure the sizes and distances of the sun and the moon. Greeks used the above device, known as an _____, to find the position of the sun and...