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Libya and tunisia finished

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  3. 3. World Life Expectancy Map
  4. 4. Libya Tunisia Algeria Morocco
  5. 5. Libya and Tunisia Created by Mr. Raponi
  6. 6. <ul><li>Located in North Africa, Libya is a huge country that is about </li></ul><ul><li>__________ of the size of the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>Until the mid-1900s, Libya was a poor country with few </li></ul><ul><li>______________ resources. </li></ul><ul><li>The discovery of oil in </li></ul><ul><li>________________ brought the country wealth. </li></ul>Libya 20% Mineral 1959
  7. 8. The Land <ul><li>Libya is more than </li></ul><ul><li>________ desert. </li></ul><ul><li>The highest temperature ever recorded on Earth (136 Degrees) was recorded in the </li></ul><ul><li>_____________________Desert in 1922. </li></ul><ul><li>This is one of the driest countries in the world. </li></ul>90% Libyan
  8. 9. A View of the Libyan Desert
  9. 10. The Economy <ul><li>Although Libya is too dry for farming, it is the </li></ul><ul><li>________________ country in North Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>It earns an enormous income from its oil exports. </li></ul><ul><li>The government uses profits from oil to improve farming, and to build schools, houses and hospitals. </li></ul>Richest
  10. 11. The People <ul><li>The ____________ were the first known people to live in North Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>The _______________ people of Libya are of mixed Arab and Berber ancestry. </li></ul><ul><li>During the </li></ul><ul><li>______________, the Arabs </li></ul><ul><li>brought _______________ and the Arabic language to North Africa </li></ul>Berbers 600s Islam 6 Million
  11. 12. Who Are the Berbers Today?
  12. 13. More People <ul><li>Most Libyans live in urban areas along the </li></ul><ul><li>______________________ coast, as 70% of Libyans do. </li></ul><ul><li>For many centuries, Libya was part of Muslim or European empires until it became independent in </li></ul><ul><li>______________. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1968, a military officer named </li></ul><ul><li>______________________ set up a dictatorship. </li></ul>Mediterranean 1951 Muammar Gaddafi
  13. 14. 2011 Revolution <ul><li>After popular movements overturned the rulers of Tunisia and Egypt, Libya’s immediate neighbors to the west and east, Libya experienced a full-scale revolt beginning on February 17, 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>By February 20, the unrest had spread to the capital city, </li></ul><ul><li>___________________ </li></ul><ul><li>While in hiding, Muammar Gaddafi threatened to destroy the protest movement and to kill protesters and defectors </li></ul>Tripoli
  14. 15. End of the Revolution <ul><li>Gaddafi was captured on October 20, 2011 and was shot by the rebel forces. </li></ul><ul><li>The &quot;liberation&quot; of Libya was celebrated on October 23, 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>It was announced that consultations were under way to form a new government within one month, followed by elections for a constitutional assembly within eight months and parliamentary and presidential elections to be held within a year after that. </li></ul><ul><li>At least 30,000 Libyans died in the civil war. </li></ul>
  15. 16. Libya
  16. 17. <ul><li>Tunisia and two other North African countries, (Algeria and Morocco) form a region known as the </li></ul><ul><li>_________________. </li></ul><ul><li>These three countries form the westernmost region of the Arab-Islamic world. </li></ul>Tunisia Maghreb
  17. 18. The Land <ul><li>About the size of </li></ul><ul><li>_______________, Tunisia is North Africa’s smallest country. </li></ul><ul><li>Tunisia includes large parts of the </li></ul><ul><li>___________________. </li></ul><ul><li>Two branches of the rugged </li></ul><ul><li>______________ Mountains sweep into northern parts of Tunisia. </li></ul>Missouri Sahara Atlas
  18. 19. The Economy <ul><li>Both mining and agriculture support Tunisia’s income. </li></ul><ul><li>Tunisia exports phosphates and oil. </li></ul><ul><li>Tunisian farmers grow wheat, barley, olives, </li></ul><ul><li>and _____________- the country’s main farm product. </li></ul>Grapes
  19. 20. The People <ul><li>About all of Tunisia’s </li></ul><ul><li>__________________ people are of Arab and Berber ancestry. </li></ul><ul><li>60% of Tunisia’s people live in urban areas with more than one million living within the capital city, </li></ul><ul><li>_______________. </li></ul><ul><li>In modern times, France ruled Tunisia as a colony, they did become an independent republic in </li></ul><ul><li>__________________. </li></ul>10 Million Tunis 1956
  20. 21. Quick Geography of Tunisia
  21. 22. Ticket To Leave After a minute of thinking, Turn to your neighbor and teach them two things that you found interesting during the class today.