Unit 4.3 Africa
Unit 5 Monsoon Asia
What was the name of the meeting that started the "scramble for Africa"? In what years did the meeting take place?
Berlin Conference, 1884-1885
What is globalization?

The development of a global or worldwide society in which people, money, information, and goods flow freely across national borders

During independence movements after the 1960s, Africans were seeking their sovereignty? What does sovereignty mean?
to govern for yourself (freely)
Some would argue that the One Child Policy in China was unsuccessful because the fertility rate was already dropping before 1980. What does fertility rate mean?

The number of children the average woman has in her lifetime (often in a given country)

Following imperialism European nations maintained political and economic influence over Africa. Which vocabulary term best represents this type of influence?
"sphere of influence"
Because these companies, like Walmart, Apple, Coca-Cola, McDonald's, have operations in many other countries outside the United States, what kind of company is this called?
multinational companies
What are three reasons why Europeans were unable to imperialize Africa until the late 19th century?
malaria, Africans were powerful (had guns), Europeans were more focused on slave trade from 1500s to 1800s
What is at least one thing that happens when a country begins to move from being a "developing" country to an "industrialized" country?
farmers begin to move from the rural areas to the city (more urbanization), increase in pollution, increase in manufacturing jobs, more education
What is the difference between IMPERIALISM and COLONIALISM?

Imperialism means extending a country’s power over another area through military force while colonization means occupying an acquired territory with settlers and exploiting it

The United States is really good at making airplanes, better than almost any other country in the world, and China is really good at making cheap electronic products. This is an example of...
comparative advantage
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