Unit 3 Jeopardy 2008

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200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 HISTORY PANAMA CANAL GOV’TS ECON- OMY CIVICS

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100 This is what the letters “GDP” stand for

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100 Gross Domestic Product

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200 This hurt the economy of Mexico which resulted in their GDP becoming much smaller than that of the US today

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200 The collapse of the oil prices in the 1970s

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300 This is the economic effect maquiladoras had when Mexico moved to manufacturing from farming and mining in the 1940’s.

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300 Goods produced there helped Mexico’s economy to grow.

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400 This is how a country determines their GDP

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400 Total up the value of goods and services it produces

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500 This is one cause for the slowdown in Mexico’s economy in the 1970s

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500 Mexico spent a large amount on money on its government programs

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100 This is where the Panama Canal located

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100 In the country of Panama

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200 In order to avoid disease in the harsh environment, workers did this

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200 They took medicine to avoid getting malaria from the mosquitoes

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300 This is how the Panama Canal impacts exporters and cruise ships

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300 It allows them to save time and money

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400 This is what happened to the ports along the southern coast of South America after the Panama Canal was built. .

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400 They lost money because everyone was using the Panama Canal.

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500 This happened to many plant and animal environments in the area when the Panama Canal was built.

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500 The environments of plants and animals were disrupted or destroyed.

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100 In this type of government, power is often taken in a sudden and violent way

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100 Dictatorship

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200 In this type of government, power is usually inherited, or passed down within the family

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200 Monarchy

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300 This is the type of government Mexico has

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300 Presidential Democracy

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400 This is the type of democracy the United States has

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400 Constitutional Democracy

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500 In this type of government, voters elect the Legislative branch, and then the Legislative branch elects the Prime Minister

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500 Parliamentary Democracy

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100 This is the major crop of the Caribbean

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100 Sugar cane

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200 This is the main industry in the Caribbean

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200 Tourism

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300 This is the major economic impact that the cruises have that travel to the Caribbean

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300 Tourists bring money into the countries of the regions.

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400 Travel through the Panama Canal has increased pollution which has affected this

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400 The environment

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500 This event helped commercial farming become an important economic factor in the Caribbean and Central America.

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500 The Columbian Exchange.

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100 This is what the letters “NAFTA” stand for

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100 North America Free Trade Agreement

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200 The signing of NAFTA has done this for the three member countries

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200 It has increased trade between Canada, the United States, and Mexico

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300 To solve conflicts, nations use these

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300 Treaties, or trade agreements

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400 This is the effect the Columbian Exchange had on Central America

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400 It created the commercial farming industries.

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500 According to many people, this is what the signing of NAFTA was promised to bring

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500 More jobs in Mexico so fewer Mexicans would migrate to the US

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