o How does the evolution of children’s welfare and protection in Canada reinforce the accusation that Canadian Governments and authorities were racist against Aboriginal peoples?
o What does Colonization refers to?
o How was the Indian Act modified in 1951?
o What was “operation soap”
o What was Canada’s Orphan Act of 1799?
o What were the The Butterbox Babies?
o Define the term “oppression”?
o What is “The Battered Woman Syndrome”?
o There are different opinions about Globalization and Outsourcing. What do proponents of globalization argue versus those who are against it? Try to come up with an example for each. ( max 2-3 paragraphs)
o What corporations can you name that have a global reach? Consider both U.S./Canadian firms operating abroad, and firms located elsewhere that do business in the United States.
o What international goods or services do you purchase? Name a few.
o What common social issues are faced by both Canadians and Americans? Think of health care, education, poverty and immigration? How do they differ?
o Canada’s immigration focus is on INTEGRATION vs USA focus is on ASSIMILATION. Explain the difference.
o What American sport has gone “global”? Name a few players from different countries.
Answer the following questions. State what they are and why are they important for this region? (Latin America)
Two major legacies of Colonialism are religion and language. What countries colonized Latin America? Why were they so successful? What languages are dominant today in Latina America?
Resources to look at:
– On line resources such as: http://www.kimberleyprocess.com/,
– (watch the video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eThlmx7w9r0
Answer the following questions:
Summarize in your own words The Kimberly Process Certification Scheme (1 paragraphs max)
According to the video what were some of the countries affected by ethnic conflict involving diamonds?
What /who is the RUF? How did this group use diamonds and for what purpose? What is the name of lucrative diamond district in Sierra Leone?
What/who is UNITA? Where did this group operate?
What is Global Witness? Where it located and what is its focus?
Briefly summarize the history of De Beers Company. Why was this company so successful in capturing 90% of the world diamond trade?
What was the human cost of conflict diamonds? How the horrors of blood diamonds did capture world’s attention?
What is Confucianism? What does it stress/focus on?
Search the internet for “opium wars? What were they? Who fought them? Why?
How does geopolitical situation look like in East Asia today? Look at each country and determine which ones do get along? Which ones do not?
What is OPEC? Who are members of OPEC? Why is OPEC so powerful?
What is a theocratic state (country)?
What is Shari’a law?
What 5 countries in the Middle East are oil rich?