AP Human Geography Digital Knowledge Source
Why What is Where: The Digital Knowledge Source for AP Human Geography
Curated by Allison Anthony
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Fifty years ago, the Immigration Act lifted an old quota system that favored immigrants from Europe. But before it passed, one congressman made a change — one he thought would limit the act's impact.
This gives some interesting background on how the immigration quota system worked.
The Palestinian flag on Wednesday was raised at the United Nations headquarters in New York for the first time. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the move signals to the international community that “Palestinian statehood is achievable.”
Coffee consumption in the world’s two most populous countries – China and India – is also increasing steadily.
September 29 is International Coffee Day! Yay!
By 2065, Hispanics will make up 31 percent of the immigrant population, while Asians will make up 38 percent. At the same time, whites will account for less than half the U.S. population by 2055.
Interesting change in the predictions.
Catalonians have long asserted they are not part of Spain, now the historical question of independence is on the ballot
Political geography: devolution and sovereignty issues in Spain - again.
Yeonmi Park escaped from North Korea at age 13 only to find that freedom was more elusive than she'd imagined. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Park about her new book, In Order to Live.
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