the domino theory considered a regional issue of southeast asia.
it is the theory that the nations in southeast asia would fall like dominoes to communism if one of two of the countries falls.
people are migrating to urban areas (more jobs being created there); major textiles & clothing exports are becomming big
how is southeast asia's management of the tropical environment?
Pacific Ring of fire -prone to earthquakes & Tsunamis
Islands stretched out over large area
cultural diffusion/trade through region
land bridges -large sections connected when oceans were lower
Wallacea Trench -cuts through region (sea) east of Java & Borneo
lousy government (regressive)
one of poorest nations in the region
True or False:
in southeast asia, the area south of the ITCZ recieves less moisture?
true or false?
in southeast asia, the area north of the ITCZ recieves less moisture?
1) accelerated decomposition in tropical region
2) poor soil fertility
3) removal of trees -> land barren, bad for farming
4) loss of forests
clearing land for agriculture ("shifting cultivation")
pressures on land (more people)
agribusiness (planting palm oil trees, a major export)
harvesting for consumer market for cheap furniture- feeds factories in China, sell furniture to US & Europe, made more economical by self-assembly
what was the first natural disaster to be covered by the world wide news?
what was French Indochina?
Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia
the French; was a demeaning term to describe people of the area
True or False:
HIV/AIDS is a problem for the region of southeast Asia.
1) must wear protection; 2) sex education
to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic
push factors: driving ppl out of a region
pull factors: what lures people into urban regions
Christian; Islam; Buddhist; Hindu; Confucian & Taoist, Animist (Animism)
what are Animist? (Animism)
What are some enviornmental issues of southeast asia?
deforestation: faster than in the amazon
Strip minning -> pollution washing off mountains into streams
Urban pollution from overcrowded streets & solid waaste disposal
pollution, acid rain, loss of rainforest, etc
killing of educated people in Cambodia -tried to get rid of everything modern, depopulated cities...
all of the people from the orgin ofSouth Asian living abroad (moved and was born)
when is the cruelest time weather-wise in S.E. Asia? (hint: end of winter season)
heat is ridic (temps above 100); tornadoes wreak havoc; hunger issue
mergining and blending
what is the Harappa Culture?
first recorded invasions; moved into Indus Valley from China; many believe help instituted some of early elements of classical Hinduism.
what is the Partition:
danger of violence from outside decreased.