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Laos, Cambodia   and Vietnam Created by Mr. Raponi
Myanmar Thailand Laos Cambodia Vietnam Malaysia Brunei Philippines Indonesia Singapore
<ul><li>The only  </li></ul><ul><li>_______________ country of Southeast Asia, Laos is covered with mountains. </li></ul><...
The Mekong River, The longest river in Southeast Asia.  2,700 Miles
 
Economy of    Laos <ul><li>Laos’s ____________ government runs the country’s economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers grow fruit...
People of    Laos <ul><li>80% of the  </li></ul><ul><li>_______ million people live in villages and towns near the Mekong....
<ul><li>Cambodians have faced almost constant warfare since  </li></ul><ul><li>the ___________. </li></ul><ul><li>In  </li...
 
Economy of    Cambodia <ul><li>For many years, Cambodia was a rich  </li></ul><ul><li>_______________ country. </li></ul><...
Ummm. I’ll Pass Thanks! <ul><li>In the town of Skuon tarantula spiders are very commonly eaten by the locals, travelers wh...
 
 
People of  Cambodia <ul><li>Most of Cambodia’s 12 million people belong to the  </li></ul><ul><li>______________ ethnic gr...
Angkor Wat <ul><li>Angkor Wat is a temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia, built by the king in the early 12th century as his ...
 
 
<ul><li>Angkor Wat was in the Top 21 Finalists for the 7 Wonders of the World in 2007 </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Vietnam lies on the east coast of mainland Southeast Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>A few decades ago, Vietnam was a larg...
 
The Vietnam War
<ul><li>58,236 American Soldiers were killed in Vietnam.  </li></ul><ul><li>Another 153,482 wounded. </li></ul><ul><li>1,7...
 
 
 
 
 
Richard L. Cotter Personal Data  Home of Record: Peabody, Massachusetts  Date of birth: Monday, 06/11/1945  Start Tour: We...
Economy of    Vietnam <ul><li>Vietnam’s  </li></ul><ul><li>________________ government runs the country’s economy. </li></...
People of Vietnam <ul><li>About 85% of  </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnam’s ________ million people belong to the Vietnamese ethni...
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  1. 1. 2 3 4 5 8 9 11 1 13 6 10 7 12
  2. 2. Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam Created by Mr. Raponi
  3. 3. Myanmar Thailand Laos Cambodia Vietnam Malaysia Brunei Philippines Indonesia Singapore
  4. 4. <ul><li>The only </li></ul><ul><li>_______________ country of Southeast Asia, Laos is covered with mountains. </li></ul><ul><li>Southeast Asia’s longest river the </li></ul><ul><li>_______________ provides Laos with access to the ocean. </li></ul>Laos Landlocked Mekong
  5. 5. The Mekong River, The longest river in Southeast Asia. 2,700 Miles
  6. 7. Economy of Laos <ul><li>Laos’s ____________ government runs the country’s economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers grow fruits, vegetables and rice. </li></ul><ul><li>Industry is still underdeveloped because of isolation and years of </li></ul><ul><li>_________________. </li></ul>Communist Civil War
  7. 8. People of Laos <ul><li>80% of the </li></ul><ul><li>_______ million people live in villages and towns near the Mekong. </li></ul><ul><li>The capital city of </li></ul><ul><li>_____________ is located near the river. </li></ul>6 Vientiane
  8. 9. <ul><li>Cambodians have faced almost constant warfare since </li></ul><ul><li>the ___________. </li></ul><ul><li>In </li></ul><ul><li>_____________ a democratic government finally came to power after years and years of hardship. </li></ul>Cambodia 1960s 1993
  9. 11. Economy of Cambodia <ul><li>For many years, Cambodia was a rich </li></ul><ul><li>_______________ country. </li></ul><ul><li>By the __________ its economy was in ruins because of war. </li></ul><ul><li>Today, the democratic government is still trying to rebuild. </li></ul>Farming 1980s
  10. 12. Ummm. I’ll Pass Thanks! <ul><li>In the town of Skuon tarantula spiders are very commonly eaten by the locals, travelers who pass through often try them too. </li></ul><ul><li>The locals developed rather a taste for the furry 8-legged arachnids and now they still form a major part of the towns dietary intake. </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of these spiders are hunted, cooked and sold everyday in what must be one of the more unusual 'fast food' arrangements ever seen. </li></ul>
  11. 15. People of Cambodia <ul><li>Most of Cambodia’s 12 million people belong to the </li></ul><ul><li>______________ ethnic group. </li></ul><ul><li>Only about 10% live in cities such as the capital of </li></ul><ul><li>_______________. </li></ul>Phnom Penh Khmer
  12. 16. Angkor Wat <ul><li>Angkor Wat is a temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia, built by the king in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. </li></ul><ul><li>As the best-preserved temple at the site, it is the only one to have remained a significant religious center since its foundation, first Hindu, then Buddhist. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the world's largest religious building. </li></ul><ul><li>It has become a symbol of Cambodia, appearing on its national flag, and it is the country's prime attraction for visitors. </li></ul>
  13. 19. <ul><li>Angkor Wat was in the Top 21 Finalists for the 7 Wonders of the World in 2007 </li></ul>
  14. 24. <ul><li>Vietnam lies on the east coast of mainland Southeast Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>A few decades ago, Vietnam was a large topic of conversation everyday in the U.S. as we were involved in a war there for a number of years. </li></ul>Vietnam
  15. 26. The Vietnam War
  16. 27. <ul><li>58,236 American Soldiers were killed in Vietnam. </li></ul><ul><li>Another 153,482 wounded. </li></ul><ul><li>1,740 soldiers were missing. </li></ul>
  17. 33. Richard L. Cotter Personal Data Home of Record: Peabody, Massachusetts Date of birth: Monday, 06/11/1945 Start Tour: Wednesday, 10/02/1968 Casualty Date: Monday, 02/10/1969 Age at Loss: 23
  18. 34. Economy of Vietnam <ul><li>Vietnam’s </li></ul><ul><li>________________ government runs the country’s economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Coal, zinc and other minerals are plentiful in north and central Vietnam. </li></ul><ul><li>Years of </li></ul><ul><li>______________ have kept industries from fully developing. </li></ul>Communist Warfare
  19. 35. People of Vietnam <ul><li>About 85% of </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnam’s ________ million people belong to the Vietnamese ethnic group. </li></ul><ul><li>The two largest cities are </li></ul><ul><li>_______________ and the capital city of </li></ul><ul><li>______________. </li></ul>Ho Chi Minh City Hanoi 85

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