Lesson 7

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February 3, 2015 at 3:31 pm  •  Posted in s15-econ491 by  •  2 Comments

Tue, Feb 3

Review:

  • Quiz 2 Results
  • North America-Agriculture-Archer Daniels Midland follow up story

Presentation:

  • Press Conference
  • Geography of Mexico, Central America and Caribbean
    • Study this map of the region. Know all countries and key cities.  MexCentralAmerCaribb
    • Sample locations I might ask you to identify
      • Countries: Costa Rica, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic.
      • Capitals: Mexico City, Havana, Port-au-Prince, Managua, San Jose, San Salvador
      • Major Cities: Guadalajara, Juarez, Tijuana, Monterrey
      • States/Regions/Landmarks: Yucatan Peninsula, Baja Peninsula, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Panama Canal
  • Mexico’s Drug War
    • BBC Documentary
      • Tijuana
      • Juarez
      • Sinaloa
      • Mexican people (including politicians, police, journalists, etc) – “Plata o plomo
      • Corridos – glorification of gang leaders & lifestyles
      • Central America – guerrillas and migrants

Assignment:

 

 

 

2 Comments

  1. Joey / February 5, 2015 at 2:01 am / Reply

    “which way home” is available on Netflix just a heads up.

    • Justin / February 5, 2015 at 10:45 am / Reply

      Thanks Joey!

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