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Scores killed in Guinea ethnic violence

Scores killed in Guinea ethnic violence | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
At least 54 people burned or hacked to death in clashes between rival ethnic groups in West African nation, says doctor.
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Not just West Africa, but the whole content faces civil wars due to the ethnic diversity. The conflicts between the ethnic groups causes violence taking innocent people's lives.

EQ: If the United States were face the same struggles the people in Guinea do, how would it alter our country and government?

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Africa Map / Map of Africa - Facts, Geography, History of Africa - Worldatlas.com

Africa Map / Map of Africa - Facts, Geography, History of Africa - Worldatlas.com | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
A guide to Africa including maps (country map, outline map, political map, topographical map) and facts and information about Africa
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Jillian and I found this article helpful because it gives a brief summary on how the Continent came to be. From Phoenicians to the colonies within Africa.

EQ: How was Africa divided and why did the area attract outsiders?

 

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The Central African Conflict is about Far More than Religion | Think Africa Press

The Central African Conflict is about Far More than Religion | Think Africa Press | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
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Lexi and I chose this article because it provides valuable information on the religious tensions in Africa. Many events occurred in past few years, involving wars and conflict throughout the continent.

EQ: Religious identity is important to Central Africa, Is your religious identity important to you? If so why?

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Religion in Eastern Europe - Worldpress.org

Religion in Eastern Europe - Worldpress.org | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
While the Catholic Church confronts contemporary issues with a modern face, the Orthodox Church remains stubbornly entrenched in its Byzantine heritage.
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Lexi and I chose this article due to the factual evidence given on two major religions in Eastern Europe: Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox.

EQ: Compare and contrast the differences between Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church. Describe the effects each religion had on the celebration of Kiev.

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Social Classes in the Middle Ages | Middle Ages

Social Classes in the Middle Ages | Middle Ages | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
Social Classes in the Middle Ages, there was a very distinctive social class system during the Middle Ages. Most Medieval people were peasants, over 90%, but the divide between peasants and nobility was very clear-cut. Clergy
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Social: Jillian and I chose this article to depict what social classes were like  in the middle ages in Europe.

EQ-In your opinion should the royals have had complete power over the land, politics, and economy in the Middle Ages?

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Europe's Top Inventors

Europe's Top Inventors | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
The European Inventor of The Year Awards honors inventors of the best patented inventions in research and industry. Antiviral treatment, aluminium car frame,
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Intellectual Arts: Jillian and I chose this article because we thought it listed important inventions that benefit thousands of people around the world today.

EQ-What are some problems that could occur with a robotic surgical system?

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Refworld | 2012 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Federated States of Micronesia

Refworld | 2012 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Federated States of Micronesia | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status.
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Lexi and I chose this article because it provide vital informtion on the laws of Micronesia.

EQ: How would you reconstruct section six to improve Micronesia's society?

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Map of Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea Map, Geography of Papua New Guinea Map Information - World Atlas

Map of Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea Map, Geography of Papua New Guinea Map Information - World Atlas | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
Papua New Guinea
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Jilian and I chose this article because  it gives us a visual perspective of parts of Oceana and Papua New Guinea. Imagine what Papua New Guinea is going to look like in 15 years.

EQ: Do you think there will be more mountains, rivers or maybe fewer lakes within the next few decades?

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Australian inventions | australia.gov.au

Australian inventions | australia.gov.au | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
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Jillian and I thought this article clearly illustrated some very important inventions of Australians.

EQ: What would it be like for people to be able to hear for the first time thanks to the bionic ear created in Australia?

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Global warming and energy – intertwined problems in Africa

Global warming and energy – intertwined problems in Africa | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it

 

John Abraham: Kenya is training for tomorrow's technology leaders to deal with today's climate and energy problems
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Although the main focus of the article is "climate change", it effects the agricultural sectors and energy industries. The threats of climate change has awaken the people as well as the government.

EQ: How are the students of Kenyatta University solving energy and climate situations? Would there be an impact if the United States were to take the same actions?

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Gender roles and South Africa

Gender roles and South Africa | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it

e thiMorag Naledi McKenzie ( South Africa, Ac 2010-2012) Society has long defined males and females by their physical attributes. Mankind has created boxes in which males and females must fit. Tradition...

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Social: We chose this article because it simply summarizes gender roles in Africa, and the little power women have in African society.

EQ:What do you think would happen if women took a more powerful stand in African society and started rebelling against authority?

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Great achievements in science and technology in ancient Africa

Great achievements in science and technology in ancient Africa | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
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intellectual arts: Jillian and I chose this article to show ancient African inventions that still influence and help us today.

EQ: What would happen is the ancient Egyptians hadn't created a writing system using symbols?

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The Dying Dollar and the Rise of a New Currency Order

The Dying Dollar and the Rise of a New Currency Order | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
For years now, the collapse of the dollar has been in the cards. Recent developments show mounting pressure on the dollar's reserve currency status. With a major international deflation going on, t...
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Lexi and I chose this website because the article provide the development of the EU currency  and gave background information on each EU currency

EQ: What was the currency that was used before the Eurodollar and how has America effected the development of the EU currency?

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Europe Map - Clickable to Map of European Countries

Europe Map - Clickable to Map of European Countries | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
Map of Europe, the world's second smallest continent by area, consisting of all the European countries, rivers, lakes and mountain ranges.
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Area/Geography: Jillian and I chose this map because we thought it was detailed and showed Europe and all of it's surrounding counties.

EQ- Based on its surrounding what do you think some of Europe's main imports and exports are?

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Why the European Parliament Elections Matter | Politics & Policy

Why the European Parliament Elections Matter | Politics & Policy | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
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Lexi and I chose this article because it explained how the EU elections work and the effects of the European Parliament  on the economy.

EQ: When does the European Parliament Elections takes place and describe the process of voting.

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Papua New Guinea Missionaries Impacting Nations

Papua New Guinea Missionaries Impacting Nations | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
The local OM International team in Papua New Guinea is making a big impact for world evangelism.
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Lexi and I chose this website because it explains how the missionaries give back to the community.

EQ: Explain what Kini means by, “As a result of prayer and financial giving, we also see lives touched and changed and churches blessed.”

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People, culture and lifestyle - About Australia - Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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Lexi and I chose this article because it informs their readers on the different lifestyle Australia contains.

EQ: Compare and contrast America's lifestyles to Australia's.

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Australia Balance of Trade | Actual Data | Forecasts | Calendar

Australia Balance of Trade | Actual Data | Forecasts | Calendar | Australia Antarctica Oceania & Europe & Africa | Scoop.it
Australia recorded a trade deficit of 815 Million AUD in August of 2013. Balance of Trade in Australia is reported by the Australian Bureau of Statistic.
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Lexi and I chose this article because it provides information the how Australia balances their trade.
EQ: Predict Australia's trade balance within the next 10 years based on the process and chart on their trade balence. 

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