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    • By Timothy Ranger Mme Brady Period 2 2/10/11 Cameroon
    • Cameroon Customs
      • Vaccines for all kinds of diseases
      • Water precautions
      • Health care
      • Counterfeit and pirate goods
    • Religious Beliefs
      • People in Cameroon are considered pagans because they have a Islamic religion
      • Christianity would be common in Cameroon as well so there would be singing and praising.
      • The Religion of Muslim would be practiced along side Christianity and Islam
      • Some people also believed in witchcraft so hey would practice magic and be very superstitious
    • Eating Situations
      • Used meat limited in preparation of dishes
      • Cameroonian diet characterized by bland starchy foods that are eaten with spicy sauces
      • Some foods that they ate were:
      • hot peppers
      • corn
      • tomatoes
      • cassava
    • Historical Events
      • 1.200-100 BC: Banty tribes immigrate to Cameroon
      • 1472 A Portuguese expedition lead by Fernando Poane reach the coast of Cameroon
      • 1520 A few Portuguese settlers starts the Trans-Atlantic slave trade
      • 1845 Trade between Europe and Cameroon gradually changes
      • 1863 Slavery Abolished in America, Europe nations done this years earlier
      • 1886 The European colonial powers divide Africa
      • 1888 Explorer George Zenken founds the German settlement
    • Historical Events (Continued)
      • 1916 World War I breaks out
      • 1919-1939 France made notable contributes to the development of the territory
      • 1940 Gen. Charles de Gaulle landed at Douala
      • 1946 The birth for the F.F.R.(Fourth French Republic)
      • 1960 Independence granted after Cameroun has voted to remain within the French Community
    • Cultural Relationships
      • Cameroon was originally colonized by Germany
      • Eventually was divided between England and France after WWI
      • Cameroon's problems are limited and they still have problems due to serious fraud
    • Learning Benefits For a Second or Third Language
      • Instruction of French and English
      • The inner mind will respond by saying that it will always learn new things
      • It benefits the deepens the understanding of ones own language
      • Learning a second language is a good brain exercise
      • It increases the scope of ones knowledge
    • Technology Use
      • Uses of technology
      • Research
      • Agricultural
      • Hydroelectricity
      • Mines
    • Economic Effect
      • Effect on economy
      • Reaches global standards
      • To expand the research of science and technology
      • Cheap electricity
      • Helps the economy grow.
    • Issues in the Economy
      • Economic issues
      • Unemployment
      • Finances
      • Poverty
      • Since 1990 the government has embarked on various world bank problems
    • Politics
      • Members elected to a 5 year term of office
      • President has power to lengthen or shorten terms of office
      • Since 1990 many parties organized to compete in elections
      • Tax codes simplified
      • Customs rules have been partly removed
    • Stereotyping people
      • You shouldn't judge a person by the way they look, do, or say to others.
      • It makes people think that either you or they aren’t good enough to fit in with others.
      • You might not know what their life was before their life now.
    • Economy
      • Rich oil wells
      • Favorable agriculture
      • Coffee
      • Cocoa
    • Festival of Nations
      • How they lived for years
      • What they eat
      • Education
      • Population
    • News Article
      • Bowleven begins drilling offshore Cameroon
      • West Africa-focused oil and gas exploration group Bowleven (BLVN) announced on Monday that drilling has commenced on the Sapele-1 sidetrack, Douala Basin, offshore Cameroon with the Noble Tommy Craighead jack-up rig.
      • Earlier this month, the AIM-listed company reported that it may have encountered a significant hydrocarbon column at its Sapele-1 exploration well, right before drilling was halted due to high pressure.
      • Sapele-1 reached a total depth of 4,733 metres, but operations were brought to a stop after a high pressure gas reservoir was encountered in the Cretaceous, the company said on Monday.
    • News Article (continued)
      • The principal objective of Sapele-1 is to appraise the Deep Omicron oil discovery encountered in the Sapele-1 exploration well. The well is to be drilled to an estimated vertical depth of circa 3,682 metres (4,761 metres measured depth) approximately two kilometres south east from the Deep Omicron oil discovery in the original vertical well. Drilling is expected to take approximately 40 to 50 days (excluding testing).
      • The Vantage Sapphire jack-up rig has now been contracted and consequently the Sapele-2 well is expected to spud mid-March 2011 as a material step-out down dip from the Sapele-1 location.
      • Further update announcements on drilling activities will be made as appropriate, it added.
      • http://www.cameroononline.org/2011/02/28/bowleven-begins-drilling-offshore-cameroon/
    • Article Review
      • My reaction to the news article is that is both good and bad for a few reasons
      • It is good because it will help t he economy grow larger and it creates new jobs for the people
      • It is also bad because if they use more fossil fuels it harm the environment and the atmosphere
      • Also if they continue to use more fossil fuels the wont’ be found again until a million years after that
    • Resources
      • http://www.mapsofworld.com/cameroon/society-and-culture/religion.html
      • http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/Cameroon-RELIGIONS.html
      • http://www.overlandingafrica.com/cameroon/religion/
      • http://www.foodbycountry.com/Algeria-to-France/Cameroon.html
      • http://www.mapsofworld.com/cameroon/society-and-culture/food.html
      • http://crawfurd.dk/africa/cameroon_timeline.htm
      • http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/Cameroon-HISTORY.html
      • http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ad39
      • http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/economies/Africa/Cameroon-POLITICS-GOVERNMENT-AND-TAXATION.html
    • Resources (continued)
      • http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/cameroon/cameroon_economy.html
      • http://www.traveldocs.com/cm/economy.htm
      • http://www.mapsofworld.com/cameroon/science-and-technology/
      • http://www.buzzle.com/articles/benefits-of-learning-a-second-language.html
      • http://www.answering-islam.org/Silas/pagansources.htm
      • http://www.cameroononline.org/2011/02/28/bowleven-begins-drilling-offshore-cameroon/