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Ethiopia<br />By Jamie Vice, Ashleigh Sanders, and Rachel Kenderdine<br />3rd Hour<br />
Ethiopian Facts<br />Ethiopia is located in the non-coastal part of the horn of Africa.<br />The capital of Ethiopia is Ad...
Colonial History in Ethiopia<br />Oldest independent country in Africa and one of the oldest in Africa (Lucy, oldest found...
Starving man in Ethiopian village<br />
Result of the drought in Ethiopia<br />
Addis Ababa<br />
Resort<br />
Starving child<br />
         Addis Ababa	AU conference center<br />
Malnourished child and camels=drought-caused<br />
Addis Ababa<br />Picture of capital city from a hotel window<br />
Housing in an Ethiopian village<br />
Resort in Ethiopia<br />
Slum of Addis Ababa<br />
Malnourished, ill baby<br />
Addis Ababa <br />Obelisk Monument<br />
Addis Ababa<br />University in the capital<br />
Ethiopian school<br />
Grand home in Addis Ababa, capital city<br />
Another slum of Addis Ababa<br />
Uptown Gurgaon<br />
Ethiopian girl carrying water<br />
Homeless in Addis Ababa<br />
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  1. 1. Ethiopia<br />By Jamie Vice, Ashleigh Sanders, and Rachel Kenderdine<br />3rd Hour<br />
  2. 2. Ethiopian Facts<br />Ethiopia is located in the non-coastal part of the horn of Africa.<br />The capital of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa<br />GDP per capita was $1000 in 2010. <br />
  3. 3. Colonial History in Ethiopia<br />Oldest independent country in Africa and one of the oldest in Africa (Lucy, oldest found skeleton @ 3.2 million years old, discovered there in 1974)<br />Portugal established contact in 1500’s to strengthen control over Indian Ocean region and to convert the peoples of Ethiopia to Roman Catholicism, but this resulted in roughly a hundred years of religious warfare <br /> During the 1700’s (The Era of the Princes), there was no central power in Ethiopia due to competition between local rulers<br />The Emperor Yohannesbuilt upon the efforts of Tewodros in 1869 (brought Princes together), stopped invasions<br />The Emperor Menelik II (1889-1913) also fought off invasions, and in 1896 Ethiopia defeated Italy at the Battle of Adwa<br />In 1936, in the rule of RasTafariMakonnen, Italian forces invaded Ethiopia and five years later the British defeated the Italians, removing them from Ethiopia and returning RasTafari to the throne<br />Derg (committee) started in 1974, a socialist government with Major MengistuHaileMariam in power in a totalitarian government which ended 17 yrs. Later<br />Established Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front in 1989, returning Addis Ababa to the people, forming the Transitional Gov’t of Ethiopia in 1991<br />Adopted constitution for Federal Democratic Republic in 1994 and first parliamentary elections were held in 1995, with government being installed in August of 1995<br />
  4. 4. Starving man in Ethiopian village<br />
  5. 5. Result of the drought in Ethiopia<br />
  6. 6. Addis Ababa<br />
  7. 7. Resort<br />
  8. 8.
  9. 9. Starving child<br />
  10. 10. Addis Ababa AU conference center<br />
  11. 11. Malnourished child and camels=drought-caused<br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13. Addis Ababa<br />Picture of capital city from a hotel window<br />
  14. 14.
  15. 15. Housing in an Ethiopian village<br />
  16. 16.
  17. 17. Resort in Ethiopia<br />
  18. 18. Slum of Addis Ababa<br />
  19. 19. Malnourished, ill baby<br />
  20. 20. Addis Ababa <br />Obelisk Monument<br />
  21. 21. Addis Ababa<br />University in the capital<br />
  22. 22. Ethiopian school<br />
  23. 23. Grand home in Addis Ababa, capital city<br />
  24. 24. Another slum of Addis Ababa<br />
  25. 25.
  26. 26. Uptown Gurgaon<br />
  27. 27.
  28. 28.
  29. 29. Ethiopian girl carrying water<br />
  30. 30. Homeless in Addis Ababa<br />
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