Global 1 – nfa exam



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GLOBAL Problems

GLOBAL Problems

  • Environmental - Desertification …. Desert expands, farmland decreases - Deforestation
  • Natural Resources - Water - Trees: paper, furniture, housing - Arable Land …. You can “grow” food - Energy: * Coal * Nuclear * Trees * Hydroelectric

DEFORESTATION

  • Which ENVIRONMENTAL problem affects large areas in both the Amazon Basin and central Africa?
  • 1. deforestation
  • 2. nuclear waste
  • 3. acid rain
  • 4. air pollution
  • THEMATIC ESSAY:
  • - Problem: deforestation
  • - Describe it . . . .
  • - Possible Solutions . . . .

GLOBAL Problems

  • Pollution * Air * Water * Solid *Chemical - Global Warming - Greenhouse Effect - Drought .... Lack of water - southern Africa: Zimbabwe, Zambia * Solution: … Kyoto Protocol ( 1997 ) … international cooperation … cut emissions

GLOBAL WARMING

GLOBAL Problems

  • Overpopulation - Hunger, Famine, Infant Mortality - China (1 Child Policy) - India (Sterilization)
  • Urbanization * Slums * Labor Abuse *Modern ?
  • During the Industrial Revolution
  • many people move from rural areas
  • to the cities because
  • 1. family ties were becoming
  • stronger and more important.
  • 2. crime and disease were decreasing in cities.
  • 3. economies based on bartering
  • were replacing money economies.
  • 4. better jobs were available in cities.
  • During the Industrial Revolution
  • many people move from rural areas
  • to the cities (urban areas) because
  • 1. family ties were becoming
  • stronger and more important.
  • 2. crime and disease were decreasing in cities.
  • 3. economies based on bartering
  • were replacing money economies.
  • 4. better jobs were available in cities.
  • . . . GOOD VS BAD (Problems)

GLOBAL Problems

  • Technology - Military Weapons - Nuclear - Computers . . . Internet - almost MUST have, but … - Viruses - Privacy - Space - Space Shuttle - Satellites

GLOBAL Problems

  • Political - “Self - determination” ( autonomy ) … rule yourself - Human Rights - Slavery - Africa & Latin America
  • - Universal Suffrage = the right to vote … women don’t get it until after World War I 1914
  • “…we shall fight for the things which have always been nearest our hearts, – for democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own governments, for the rights and liberties of small nations, for a universal domination of rights by such a concert of free peoples as shall bring peace and safety to all nations and make the world itself at last free….”
  • — President Woodrow Wilson
  • This statement by President Wilson is directly advocating the idea of
  • disarmament
  • national self-determination
  • territorial readjustments
  • balance of power
  • “…we shall fight for the things which have always been nearest our hearts, – for democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own governments, for the rights and liberties of small nations, for a universal domination of rights by such a concert of free peoples as shall bring peace and safety to all nations and make the world itself at last free….”
  • — President Woodrow Wilson
  • This statement by President Wilson is directly advocating the idea of
  • disarmament
  • national self-determination
  • territorial readjustments
  • balance of power
  • What is the social significance of women working in factories during World War 1?
  • 1. due to the wartime shortage of male workers, even the supervisors were women.
  • 2. women were found to be more adept than men at close detail work.
  • 3. universal suffrage had been granted with the outbreak of war, and women used the vote as leverage for getting industrial jobs.
  • 4. the vital contribution of women to the war effort helped in their liberation from narrow social roles.
  • 5. only women in those days would accept such tedious, menial work.
  • What is the social significance of women working in factories during World War 1?
  • 1. due to the wartime shortage of male workers, even the supervisors were women.
  • 2. women were found to be more adept than men at close detail work.
  • 3. universal suffrage had been granted with the outbreak of war, and women used the vote as leverage for getting industrial jobs.
  • 4. the vital contribution of women to the war effort helped in their liberation from narrow social roles.
  • 5. only women in those days would accept such tedious, menial work.
  • Which group was accused of violating human rights in Latin America during the 1500s?
  • Chinese
  • British
  • Spanish
  • Indians
  • Which group was accused of violating human rights in Latin America during the 1500s?
  • Chinese
  • British
  • Spanish
  • Indians

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