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Planner and Warm-up Sept. 8 th PlannerWarm-up CW: Section 4 Notes Reminder: Chapter Test on Friday 1. What percentage of people are Sunni Muslim in Iraq? 2. What is the percentage of Christians in all three countries combined? 3. Which Country has the highest percent of Sunni Muslims? 4. What percentage of Muslims are in Afghanistan and Iraq combined. 5. Which country has the lowest percent of Shiite Muslims?
Iraq Most farming in Iraq takes place between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. - Between the two rivers is an alluvial plain–an area that is built up by rich fertile soil left by river floods. Oil is Iraq’s major export Muslim Arabs are the largest population group, followed by the Kurds, who want to start their own country.
Iraq Baghdad is the capital and largest city. In 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait. A year later the United Nations pushed them out in the Persian Gulf War. After the Persian Gulf War, Iraqs/ dictator, Saddam Hussein refused to cooperate with the demands of the Untied Nations.
Iraq In response, the United States and other nations put an embargo on trade with Iraq. An embargo, is an order that restricts trade with another country. The United States did not believe that Saddam was cooperating in weapons inspections, and in 2003, American and British forces overthrew Saddam.
Iran Iran is an oil-rich nation that is trying to develop other industries. Most Iranians have Persian ancestry, speak Farsi, and are Muslims. About 2,000 years ago, Iran was the center of the powerful Persian Empire ruled by kings known as shahs. Iran is now an Islamic republic, a government run by Muslim religious leaders. Tehran is the capital.
Afghanistan Afghanistan is a mountainous, landlocked country. The Hindu Kush mountain range covers most of it. The Khyber Pass cuts through the Hindu Kush. The two largest ethnic groups are the Pashtuns and the Tajiks. Kabul is the capital.
Afghanistan The Taliban ruled Afghanistan harshly during the 1990s. The United Nations began working with local leaders to develop a new government.
Group Discusssion Look over our notes and discuss at least 6 different things we have talked about in class. Jobs: - 2 Recorders- takes notes while all students are discussing. - Topic Picker- picks the topics your team will talk about. - Facilitator- Keeps everyone in the group on track. - Everyone will discuss!!!