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Come in, sit down, get out journals, be sitting in desk when Ms. Caldwell gets into room!!!! Wednesday: March 21st
Objectives 4.02 Identify the main commodities of trade over time in selected areas of Africa, Asia, and Australia and evaluate their significance for the economic, political, and social development of cultures and regions. 8.02 Describe the role of key groups such as Mongols, Arabs, and Bantu and evaluate their impact on historical and contemporary societies of Africa, Asia, and Australia.
Essential Question How might changes in political culture affect the stability of the region?
Warm-up with CNN Student News/Discussion Questions Directions: Copy down Questions, answer questions during News episode. Use complete sentences! Label Quiz Iraq Events Quiz! Put name on paper! Iraq Events Quiz 1. What happened on Tuesday in Iraq? 2. Why are these events significant? 3.Why do you think the international community is concerned about security in Iraq? Explain. http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/index.html
Southwest Asia Key Vocabulary Bedouin Muhammad Islam Ottoman Empire Shah Theocracy Kurd Muslim OPEC Persia
Take Note of these facts about Southwest Asia Southwest Asia is the birthplace of three major world religions and home to many different ethnic groups. Judaism, Christianity, Islam
the global demand for oil has played a major role in the economies of some nations in the region.
Through the reading and discussion of this chapter, you will learn that: As the region has moved toward economic, political, and cultural modernization, conflict has ensued among religious and ethnic groups.