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					   Regents Review



World Problems
           Overpopulation
l China-  causes- Mao told people to have
  many children. Confucian philosophy-
  people prefer to have boys rather than girls.
  Farming communities- more people to help.
l Solution- Deng’s “One Child Policy.”
  Fines and punishments for people that have
  more than one child. Human Rights
  violation.
            Deforestation
l Amazon   rainforest in Brazil. Cause- cut
  down the trees and sell the lumber.
  Depletes the worlds oxygen supply,
  endangered species, medicines.
l Solution- President Bush Earth Day Summit
  in Rio. Reduce Latin America’s debts.
            Desertification
l North  Africa- Ethiopia. Causes-
  overgrazing of cattle. Eat vegetation that
  holds the sand in place. The desert is
  gradually spreading which brings the arid
  climate with it. Causes drought and famine.
l Solution- Replant, irrigation systems.
          Hunger and Famine
l   Africa- caused by desertification (Africa/
    Ethiopia)
l   Caused by overpopulation and unpredictable
    rainfall (droughts)
l   Over exhaust the land
l   In developing nations 150 million children under 5
    go to bed hungry.
l   Solution- Green Revolution- introduction of high
    yielding seeds and chemical fertilizer.
l   Need to control population- family planning.
                  Debt
l Cause-  Latin America borrowed heavily
  especially from the U.S. in order to
  industrialize. Planned to make money from
  industry and pay back debts.
l Impact/solution- Economy went into
  recession. Not able to pay back debts.
  Many argue industrial nations should
  forgive debts.
    Human Rights Violations
l Cause- 1948- Universal Declaration of
  Human Rights (U.N.)
l Examples- China- Tiananmen’s Square
l South Africa- apartheid.
l Solutions- economic sanctions.
                 Disease
l Causes-  overpopulation, overcrowding,
  unsanitary conditions, poor health care.
l There is currently an AIDS epidemic in
  Africa.
l Solution- World Health Organization
l “Marshall Plan” for Africa
                Poverty
l Cause-  result of overpopulation.
  Government needs money for schools,
  housing and jobs.
l Solution- Education- skilled workers.
l Urbanization taking place.
l Limit population growth.
l Shift to free markets.

				
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