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Press releases - South Asia: Corruption plagues daily life

Press releases - South Asia: Corruption plagues daily life | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
Transparency International is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption.
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We chose this article because it fits into the "Social" category and talks about the corruption in peoples lives in South Asia.

 

EQ: Do we have similar  problems like this here in the US? Why? oor Why not?

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How the Economy in Japan Affects the US and World

How the Economy in Japan Affects the US and World | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
Before the 2011 earthquake, Japan's economy was emerging from deflation and recession. Find out how what caused Japan's recession, and how Japan's economy affects the U.S. economy.
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We chose this article to go under the "Economic" section because it describes how the 2011 earthquake in Japan and its nuclear power plant disaster plummeted its economy,  and how they're currently crawling their way back up. 

 

EQ:  In the article, it mentions towards the end how the kind of recession that Japan had won't happen to us. Predict what would happen if our economy did suddenly drop, how would it impact us? 

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Religion in China, Religious Beliefs in China

Religion in China, Religious Beliefs in China | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
China is a multi-religious country, where the Taoism, Buddhism, Islamism, Protestantism and Catholicism have all developed harmoniously.
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We chose this article to go under the "Religion"  section because it describes how China is a multi-religious country, and then proceeds to explain in detail each one of them. 

 

EQ:  With all of these religions in China, would you think that conflict would arise over different beliefs and rituals? Why or why not? 

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Venezuela Economy: Population, GDP, Inflation, Business, Trade, FDI, Corruption

Venezuela Economy: Population, GDP, Inflation, Business, Trade, FDI, Corruption | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
Learn more about the Venezuela economy, including the population of Venezuela , GDP, facts, trade, business, inflation and other data and analysis on its economy from the Index of Economic Freedom published by The Heritage Foundation.
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We chose this article to go under the "Economic" section because it lays down the economy of the South American country Venezuela.

 

EQ: How long do you think it will take Venezuela to up its

economy from being one of the worst in South America, if ever? 

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Brazil Politics - Intro

Despite having endured centuries of political unrest and discrimination, even slavery, Brazil now enjoys the political rule of a democratic government.
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We chose this article to go under the "Political" category because it describes in detail the way that politics work in the South American country Brazil. 

 

EQ: Compare and contrast Brazil's political system with ours. Are there more similarities or differences? 

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South America

South America | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
>South America, the planet’s 4th largest continent, includes (12) independent countries and (3) major territories; the Falkland Islands, Galapagos Islands and French Guiana.
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We chose this article because it fits the Area/Geography category and displays where Latin America is located.

 

EQ: Does the location also play a part of deforestation in Latin America?

 

P.S  Relative location is -  west of Africa 

Absolute location is - 13.0000° S, 59.4000° W

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Religion in Canada: The New Numbers » First Thoughts | A First Things Blog

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We chose this article that goes under the "Religion" category because it shows Canada's diversity in religion, and the precise amount of people that believe in each religion.  

 

EQ: What is Canada's dominating religion, and why do you think that's so?

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Where To Find The Best Education Around The World

Where To Find The Best Education Around The World | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
The United States places 17th in the developed world for education, according to a global report by education firm Pearson. Finland and South Korea, not surprisingly, top the list of 40 developed countries with the best education systems.
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We chose this article to show education in America verus other countries for the "Intellectual/Arts " category.

 

EQ: Is there a different way for America to step up their education system and help people learn more and come out on top like South Korea and Finland?

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Emmigrating to Canada, Work, Lifestyle and Jobs in Canada

Emmigrating to Canada, Work, Lifestyle and Jobs in Canada | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
At A New Life Abroad we have a very experienced and dedicated team who deals with emigration process to Canada and certainly would be very pleased to listen to you.Canada's a great place to emigrate to if quality of life is your priority !
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We chose this article to show the lifestyle in Canada for the "Social" catogerory, so people will know what it is like to live in Canada.

 

 

EQ: Predict what would happen if Canada( a hard working country) became lazy like America?  Would this affect the country in any way?

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Asia: Physical Geography

Asia: Physical Geography | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
Encyclopedic entry. Asia is the largest of the world’s continents. It can be divided into five major physical regions: mountain systems; plateaus; plains, steppes, and deserts; freshwater environments; and saltwater environments.
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We chose this article because it fits the "Area/Geo" section.

 

Absolute location: 46.2830° N, 86.6700° E9

 

EQ: Do you think there is a reason why most of the population of the world lives over  in Asia a third-world country than a first-world country like America?

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Asia’s parents suffering 'education fever'

Asia’s parents suffering 'education fever' | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
Families in China and South Korea are faced with a heavy financial burden for their children's education
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We chose this article  to go under the  "intellectual " section because  it shows what is going on in Asia Educational wise. Also what  kids go through..

 

EQ: Do think what the parents are doing is the right thing  by putting all this pressure on there kids?

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India's new government must wrestle with weak output, inflation

India's new government must wrestle with weak output, inflation | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
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We chose this article to go under the "Economic" section because it describes India's, Asia's third largest economy, rapidly declining,  and how it's been declining for quite awhile.

 

EQ: What changes would occur for the people of the US if our economy started to rapidly decline like India's? Would there be positive or negative changes? 

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Culture In Argentina | Study in Argentina

Culture In Argentina | Study in Argentina | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
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We chose this article to go under the "Social" category because it explains the typical lifestyle of a person living in Argentina. 

 

EQ: What does Argentina and America have in common when it comes to lifestyles? 

 

 

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South American Music

South American Music | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
South American music forms the heart of the South American culture and tradition. Music in South America originated in the Andes. The present picture of South American music is colored by the natives of South America, the Spanish and the Africans who came to South America as slaves.
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We chose this article because it fits in the Intellectual/Arts and its talk about the history of music in South America.

 

EQ; Is music from South America popular in the US and if so, then why? 

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Latino Religion in the U.S.: Demographic Shifts and Trend | National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) | Hispanic Evangelical Association

By: Bruce Murray, president of Web Sage, and author of "Religious Liberty in America: The First Amendment in Historical and Contemporary Perspective"The association between Latin Americans and Catholicism is so strong that it belies a surprising fact: Almost one quarter of all Latinos in the United States are Protestants. About the Author: Bruce Murray, University of Massachusetts Press (http://www.umass.edu/umpress/fall_07/murray.htm), President, Web Sage (http://www.websage.us) 1020 1/4 Meridian Ave. South Pasadena, CA 91030 Phone (626) 403-0476
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We chose this article because it fits in the "religion" category and talks about the main religions in South America.

 

EQ: Do you think there is a reason why people keep switching religions as they move around?

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mexico latitude longitude and relative location - latitude, longitude of mexico and relative location, hemisphere

mexico latitude longitude and relative location - latitude, longitude of mexico and relative location, hemisphere | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
mexico latitude, longitude, relative location, hemisphere and more - by worldatlas.com
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We chose this article so you would see the Area/Geography of Mexico. Also the relative and absolute location.

 

EQ: If Mexico wasn't apart of North America would we use them for cheap labor? 

 

(Absolute Location of Mexico - 19.0000° N, 102.3667° W)

It does not say the absolute location on the website so there you go.

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Obama's immigration speech interrupted by hecklers

Obama's immigration speech interrupted by hecklers | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
President Obama, speaking in San Francisco's Chinatown, urges Congress to reach a deal on comprehensive immigration reform; he's also heading two Democratic fundraisers Monday.
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We chose this article beacuse it displays one of the many political issues in the US; immigration, and the big controversy over whether it is ok or not.

 

EQ: Imagine if illegal immigration wasn't a real thing, and anyone at anytime was able to come into America. What problems would come up, and name some reasons why it might also be an advantage to the U.S.

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Mexico Agriculture, Information about Agriculture in Mexico

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, etc…
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We chose this article because it displays clear information and statistics about agriculture in Mexico, and how it's one of their leading factors. This article also goes under the "Economic" section.

 

EQ: Predict how you think Mexico would change if crop production wasn't the most important agricultural activity, and would it change for better, or for worse?

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