Chapter 8 Sec 1. Myanmar. Was once called Burma and is about the size of Texas. They have two main rivers the Irrawady and the Salween. About 2/3 are farmers and they do not have modern technology.
Myanmar was part of British India until it gained independence in 1948.
Thailand\'s main agricultural export is teakwood and rubber. They government has limited deforestation to preserve this resource.
They do not have a lot of manufacturing because of isolation from other countries and civil war- a fight among different groups within a country.
Farmers grow rice, sugarcane, cassava, sweet potatoes, corn, bananas, and coffee.
Vietnamese people came from China over 2,000 years ago. From the late 1800s to the mid 1950s Vietnam was under French control.