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Geography. 3/23 to 3/27. Sunday 3/23 Do Now . Read the following and explain how you would respond in 3-4 sentences.

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geography

Geography

3/23 to 3/27

sunday 3 23 do now
Sunday 3/23 Do Now
  • Read the following and explain how you would respond in 3-4 sentences.
  • You own a vegetable cart and sell vegetables on daily basis. One day a policewomen comes and confiscates your cart and your vegetables. You try to pay her a fee (a days worth of work) to get it back, but she does not accept it. Rather, the policewomen spits in your face. You go to the provincial headquarters (a government building) to complain, but you are refused.
sunday 3 23
Sunday 3/23
  • Tunisia
  • Ben Ali
  • Tunisian President 1987-2011
  • Trained at a military school in France
  • Considered moderate (reasonable) and less secular (religious)
  • 99% of people voted for him in 1989 elections
  • Following election:1. banned Nahdah2. Suppressed Islamic Militants
sunday 2 23
Sunday 2/23
  • Tunisia Continued:
  • 2010 protests broke out against poverty, unemployment and political repression.
  • December 17, 2010 – Mohammed Bouazizi starts revolution.
sunday 3 231
Sunday 3/23
  • Read the article assigned and answer the questions attached.
monday 3 24 do now
Monday 3/24 Do Now
  • In 5-6 sentences, explain the revolution in Tunisia. Was it successful? Explain.
monday 3 24
Monday 3/24
  • Africa Unit Test Review Day
tuesday 3 25
Tuesday 3/25
  • Africa Unit Test
wednesday 3 26 do now
Wednesday 3/26 Do Now
  • What are some other revolutions you are aware of? Do you think the revolution in Tunisia had any influence on this revolution?
wednesday 3 26 revolutions
Wednesday 3/26 - Revolutions
  • Libya
  • Muammar Gaddafi
  • Libyan Ruler: 1969-2011
  • Attended Military Academy
  • Introduced Sharia Law and nationalized oil (export)
  • Historical conflicts with Europe and America overmilitary actions and human rights issues and eventually stops oil trade with Western world.
wednesday 3 26 revolutions1
Wednesday 3/26 - Revolutions
  • Libya
  • February 15-16 – protests against arrest of human rights activist)
  • Security forces respond with live fire, snipers and helicopter gunships
  • Protests spread and within a week, 1,000 protesters are killed
  • UN (United Nations) and EU (European Nations) approve sanctions, enact no-fly zone
  • NATO missiles kill one of Gaddafi’s sons and grandchildren
  • October 20, 2011 – Gaddafi is killed (found hidden in a sewer)
thursday 3 27 do now
Thursday 3/27 Do Now
  • Explain the Libyan Revolution in 5-6 sentences.
thursday 3 27 revolutions
Thursday 3/27 – Revolutions
  • Yemeni Revolution – January 27, 2011 – February 2012- unemployment, economic troubles
  • Bahraini Revolution – February 14, 2011 – Present-Political and Religious Freedom and Economics
  • Egyptian Revolution – January 25, 2011 – Present
thursday 3 27 bahrain
Thursday 3/27 – Bahrain
  • Protestors: Shia Muslims (majority of Bahrain’s population)
  • Pearl Roundabout
  • Government used tear gas and rubber bullets on protestors (brutal crackdowns on peaceful protests)
  • 1st day one was killed and during funeral security open fired on mourners
  • 122 have died from torture, lung issues (tear gas) and about 3,000 have been arrested
  • Night raids in Shia neighborhoods
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_lR3XJ1zTw