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Interdependence Mutual dependence of countries on goods, resources, and knowledge from other parts of the world Refugees • People who leave their country to escape poverty, war, or political freedom • Nations and organization will help provide aide in temporary camps Drug Trade • Poor farmers make more money Terrorism • Use of violence to publicize a cause or achieve goals The Environment • Industrialization has polluted the environment • Global Warming and deforestation • Developing nations limited regulation Global Economy • Economic links are strong and world economies impact each other Human Rights • Human rights are basic rights and freedoms that all people are entitled to as humans • Many developing countries lack these rights • Helsinki Agreement: supports basic human rights Technology and the Future • Technological advances may ease many growing world issues – solve many issues o Hunger, medicine Terms • United Nations: o an international organization whose aims are facilitating international cooperation to preserve peace and solve international problems (1945) • World Health Organization: o part of UN deals with international public health • International Monetary Fund: o international lending organization, supports global economic cooperation Main Ideas: Cause & Effect 1. Permanent communities, more complex forms of gov’t religion; new technology 2. European direct trade routes with Asia 3. Increased food production; new farm technology; less field workers needed; urbanization 4. Mechanization; people replaced by machines; urbanization; Imperialism – leads to #5 5. Westernization; nationalism; cash crops and Developing nations dependent on Europe & US 6. Debt Crisis 7. Strains on gov’t and resources; overcrowding, lose of traditional culture Globalization • Upside of Globalization • Globalization: Good or Bad?