Geography Starter. Use the map on page 125 to answer the following questions: What three climate zones are found in the US but not in Canada? What is the climate zone for Hawaii? What two climate zones make up Alaska? What climate zone do we live in?. United States:
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Use the map on page 125 to answer the following questions:
The Culture of a Country
From many, One.
Formal Government – Federal Presidential Constitutional Republic
In other words – DEMOCRACY !!!!!!
Statistics say that half of everyone in this room will NOT VOTE throughout their life time.
1. American Economic System:
Capitalist Mixed Economy
a. Free Market
b. Free Trade
3. GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
a. Total (2007) – 13.7 trillion ( 1st )
b. Per Capita (2007) – $ 44,190 (9th)
(World Rank: #1)
Exports (World Rank: #2)
capital goods (#1 – electrical machinery)
In 2003, the census reported that the top fifth of households had 49.8 percent of the total income, while the bottom fifth had only 3.4 percent. Thus, the top quintile appeared to have $14.60 in income for every $1.00 in the bottom quintile. (source: heritage.org)
World Population Rankings (% of World Pop.)
1. English - 215 million 82 %
2. Spanish- 28 million 11 %
3. Chinese- 2.0 million .06 %
4. French- 1.6 million .06 %
5. German – 1.4 million .05%
With 28 million Spanish-speaking Americans in the US, do you believe these citizens should be required to learn English?