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World Regional Geography
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This individual led the propaganda effort from Liverpool against King Leopold II of Belgium.
Edmond Dene Morel
Within the Congo evidence of atrocities was collected by missionaries who coordinate with this British Consul to the Congo to distribute the information to the world.
At this conference King Leopold II of Belgium promised all European nations that they could share in the commerce to and from the Congo if he would be permitted to establish a Colony there.
What raw material from the Congo brought wealth to Belgium and great death to Africans.
The large scale slave trade from Africa by European slave traders was significantly aided by
Euroeans solicited the aid of African tribesmen to become foot soldiers to snatch slaves from natural enemies and then take them to European offshore forts.
Africa has a large rural population living in family units where land and tools are owned by the tribe. This system encourages large families and the use of female members as "Bride Dowries" to gain land and wealth from neighboring tribes.
South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia are most fortunate to have one of these.
Who was the native African who led Blacks of South Africa through peaceful means to gain voting and property rights in the country's government.
Africa has many small countries left landlocked from the Colonial Era because Europeans drew boundaries to split local tribes.
Severe diseases with direct ties to Africa include all but which of the following?
Upon independence from Britain this Country the new Black rulers removed all outsiders from positions of power and property ownership. This action destroyed its local economy, which today still makes this once prosperous country impoverished.
Wildlife in these countries have permitted a tourist economy of significance.
What was the primary area of slaves captured for export to the Western Hemisphere?
West Central Horn of Africa
Europeans did not invent the slave trade from Africa; rather, they perfected it into a commercial business.
This crop is generally hand planted in paddies and is a primary source of food in East and South Asia.
The dominant weather pattern of Asia.
This social system of India is aligned with its primary religious belief that individuals are preordained at birth, but can be reincarnated.
Bangladesh is severely flooded during the Monsoon because of its geographic location being the delta of two monsoon laded rivers. Which of the following is not one of them.
What mountain pass permitted travel into the India Subcontinent from Afghanistan?
What geologic event provided the Indian Subcontinent with mountain and water protection on all sides?
The importance of the British Coastal Port Cities to modern India is that their infrastructure began by the British have become the engine of the new economic growth.
What religious group forms the largest minority within India and are subject to severe persecution.
This individual led a peaceful protest of the Hindus to force independence from Britain after World War II.
This mountainous area is not controlled by the Pakistani Government and has become the home and terrorist training bases for radicals.
India has developed a technology center in the southern cone of the country that now serves telemarketers, software assistance, and technology specialists
All devout Hindus are encouraged to travel to the Brahmaputra River for a ritual bath.
Kashmir is claimed by three countries. Which of the following is not one of them.
What mountain range protected the Indian Subcontinent from interference from invaders from Asia?
China, North Korea, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam were once Communist governments. Which is still considered to be practicing Cold War style Communism?
The infrastructure developed by Europeans became the base upon which China has developed industrial/commercial portals to the rest of the World.
Located in south central China this dam's electricity supports a rapidly growing economic area around Chongqing.
Three Georges Dam
China is the most populated country in the World.
Japan is geologically youthful and tectonic unstable because it is part of what mountain building zone that encircles the Pacific Ocean?
Ring of Firee
In 1959 China annexed this country in opposition to its spiritual leader's approval, the Dali Lama.
This current City State was established in 1842 as a British Crown Colony through a 100 year treaty port lease, but on July 1, 1997 it was officially returned to China who agreed to not change the government for an additional 50 years.
Working relationships between East Asian governments is difficult because of the World War II era atrocities by Japan to its neighbors.
This company is one of the largest of South Korea and recently placed a major facility near Fort Dodge.
After World War II Japan and South Korea were devastated but a quick recovery was greatly assisted by U.S. money because of this event.
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