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  1. Warm Up – Day 3 – 3/25/2013 • New seating chart on the board – find your seat. • Last grading period starts today! Start strong…finish strong! You are almost Sophomores!!!!! • HW Quiz and Open Notes Test over Europe and Africa next class period!!!! • Warm Up: While watching CNN student news, choose a news story to summarize and decide which category of the EESP chart it fits.

  2. If you were absent… • You missed a class discussion over Africa. • Take a look at the slides…in the lines next to each slide write your thoughts. • Put these notes-sheets in your notes. • See Mrs. Brown if you have any questions. • On the map attached…label each of the different regions of Africa.

  3. Africa • FOCUS ON WHAT YOU KNOW! • What do you already know about Africa? • 5 things.

  4. North Africa – What do you know?

  5. Sahara Desert – What do you know?

  6. North Africa • Mountain Ranges (Atlas Mountains, Ahaggar Mountains) • Sahara desert (world’s largest) • Sahel region

  7. West Africa – What do you know?

  8. Lagos, Nigeria

  9. West Africa • Grasslands • Most populated

  10. East Africa – what do you know?

  11. Mt. Kilimanjaro:Snow on the Equator?

  12. The African Savannah:13 million sq. mi.

  13. East Africa • Mountainous • Plateaus • (Ethiopian Plateau) • Grasslands • Serengeti Plain • Hills

  14. South Africa – what do you know?

  15. South Africa • Namib & Kalahari Deserts • Drakensberg Mountain Range

  16. Namib Desert

  17. Kalahari Desert

  18. Central Africa – what do you know?

  19. Central Africa • Equator • Rain forests

  20. African Rain Forest – Outline on your map • Annual rainfall of up to 17 ft. • Rapid decomposition (very humid). • 15% of the land surface of Africa.

  21. The Congo Rainforest

  22. Desertification Desertification – The spreading of a desert region The region of Sahel is most affected by the spreading desert.

  23. Desertification

  24. The Sahel

  25. What does this picture show us? Are these physical or human characteristics? Turn to a partner and discuss.

  26. Let’s look at some Mock STAAR questions on Africa • The overgrazing of pasture in arid climates has caused which problem? • A. Global Warming • B. Soil loss • C. Desertification • D. Mudslides

  27. The overgrazing of pasture in arid climates has caused which problem? • A. Global Warming • B. Soil loss • C. Desertification • D. Mudslides

  28. The civil war in Rwanda is most closely an example of – • A. A religious conflict • B. An ethnic conflict • C. A conflict over technology • D. A conflict over natural resources

  29. Think back to when we talked about genocide… • The next slide is from the powerpoint we used during that unit. Discuss which of the answer choices is the best after looking at the slide

  30. Rwanda • Who – Hutus and the Tutsis (ethnic groups) • What – Tutsis were being slaughtered by the Hutus. • Where – Rwanda (central Africa) • When – 1994 • Why – Back during Belgian colonization of central Africa the Tutsis were favored by the Belgian government. Once the Belgians left, the Hutus took their revenge.

  31. The civil war in Rwanda is most closely an example of – • A. A religious conflict • B. An ethnic conflict • C. A conflict over technology • D. A conflict over natural resources

  32. The frequent changes in the political organization of Africa from the early sixteenth to the late nineteenth century reflected – • A. Attempts by European countries to establish colonies and gain control of certain regions • B. An economic shift away from primarily agrarian activities toward primarily industrial ones • C. The replacement of European trading partners with Asian ones • D. Efforts by territories to unite against potential colonizers

  33. Which is the only answer choice we have discussed this year?

  34. The frequent changes in the political organization of Africa from the early sixteenth to the late nineteenth century reflected – • A. Attempts by European countries to establish colonies and gain control of certain regions • B. An economic shift away from primarily agrarian activities toward primarily industrial ones • C. The replacement of European trading partners with Asian ones • D. Efforts by territories to unite against potential colonizers

  35. The majority of African states entered the United Nations after 1960 because – • A. Political differences with the U.S. kept them from joining before 1960 • B. The majority of the states didn’t become independent until the 1960s • C. They chose to create the African United Nations before joining the United Nations • D. The United Nations rejected all applications from African states before 1960

  36. Use what we just talked about on the last question to discuss the most reasonable answer with a partner

  37. The majority of African states entered the United Nations after 1960 because – • A. Political differences with the U.S. kept them from joining before 1960 • B. The majority of the states didn’t become independent until the 1960s • C. They chose to create the African United Nations before joining the United Nations • D. The United Nations rejected all applications from African states before 1960

  38. The deserts of the Middle East and North Africa are characterized by populations that – • A. Move to find resources that are thinly dispersed across a vast area • B. Work primarily in small cottage industries • C. Are nonviolent and practice ancient polytheistic religions • D. Organize their society around a matriarch

  39. The deserts of the Middle East and North Africa are characterized by populations that – • A. Move to find resources that are thinly dispersed across a vast area • B. Work primarily in small cottage industries • C. Are nonviolent and practice ancient polytheistic religions • D. Organize their society around a matriarch

  40. A geographer could place North Africa and Indonesia in the same category because most of the people living in these regions – • A. Practice nomadic hunting • B. Rely on the monsoon season • C. Elect their own rulers • D. Adhere to the same religion

  41. World Agriculture Regions Fig. 10-5a: Locations of the major types of subsistence and commercial agriculture.

  42. A geographer could place North Africa and Indonesia in the same category because most of the people living in these regions – • A. Practice nomadic hunting • B. Rely on the monsoon season • C. Elect their own rulers • D. Adhere to the same religion