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Sudan Lesson

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  1. 1. Kirsten Sidebottom Period 7 2-13-06 The Wonderful World of Sudan Table of contents
  2. 2. Table of Contents Click button for page. Geography History Government Economy Culture Challenges Bibliography QUIZ
  3. 3. <ul><li>Sudan is Africa’s largest country. </li></ul><ul><li>Sahara desert makes up the northern part of Sudan. </li></ul><ul><li>Dry savannas make up the center part of Sudan. </li></ul><ul><li>A swamp called the Sudd makes up the southern region </li></ul><ul><li>of Sudan. </li></ul><ul><li>The Nile River runs through center of Sudan. </li></ul><ul><li>Sudan borders the Red Sea. </li></ul><ul><li>The geographical coordinates for Sudan are 15°N and 30°E. </li></ul>History National Geographic Geography
  4. 4. Sudan was previously called Nubia. Early civilizations developed at Meroë by the tributary at the Nile. Arabic speaking Nomads came Egypt to Sudan around A.D. 700 . Turkmen and Egyptians conquered Sudan in 1820 . Sudan was governed by British and Turkish rule in 1899. A revolt started Sudan which led to a civil war in 1955. A peace agreement was signed in Addis Ababa 1972. In 1998 America launched a missile attack in Khartoum, Sudan. 14,500 slaves were freed in 2001 from pressure of the humans right s group . History Government
  5. 5. <ul><li>The center of their government is in Khartoum Sudan. </li></ul><ul><li>The flag has a green isosceles triangle on the hoist side, and three stripes which are red, white, and black. </li></ul><ul><li>Sudan has 26 states. </li></ul><ul><li>Sudan is ran by </li></ul>Government Current leader- President Omar Hussan Ahmad al-Bashir. Economy
  6. 6. <ul><li>The basic currency in Sudan is dinar. </li></ul><ul><li>Sudan’s per capita GDP is $1,000, compared to USA is $36,000. </li></ul><ul><li>About 11,300 people per doctor. </li></ul><ul><li>The basic farming is subsistence, except for along the Nile where it is commercial. </li></ul>Economy Google Images Culture
  7. 7. <ul><li>The current estimated population of Sudan is, about 40,187,486. </li></ul><ul><li>The population growth rate is 2.6%. </li></ul><ul><li>Arabic is Sudan’s official language. </li></ul><ul><li>The ethnic groups are: Black 52%, Arab 39%, Beja 6%, foreigners 2%, and other 1%. </li></ul><ul><li>70% of Sudan's religion is Sunni Muslim, 25% is indigenous beliefs, and the other 5% is Christianity. </li></ul>Culture Google Images Challenges
  8. 8. <ul><li>There have been wars between the Christians and Muslims. </li></ul><ul><li>There are about 400,000 people living with HIV/AIDS, and have 23,000 deaths as of 2003. </li></ul><ul><li>There is an inadequate supply of drinkable water, wildlife populations have been threatened by excessive hunting , soil erosion and periodic drought. </li></ul><ul><li>The life expectancy for males is 56 and females life expectancy is 58. </li></ul>Challenges Google Images Bibliography
  9. 9. <ul><li>Sager, Robert, Helgren, David, Brooks, Alison. People, Places, Change . Austin, Texas: Holt Rinehart, and Winston, 2003. </li></ul><ul><li>World Fact Book Central Intelligence Agency. January 2006. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Crawfurd Page Jacob Crawfurd. 1996 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Bibliography QUIZ
  10. 10. QUIZ Click To move to Question 1
  11. 11. Question 1 <ul><li>What swamp makes up the southern part of Sudan? </li></ul>A. The Kudd B. The Sudd C. The Sudanese Swamp D. The Shindig
  12. 12. CORRECT!
  13. 13. FALSE
  14. 14. Question 2 <ul><li>When did a revolt start that led to a civil war? </li></ul>A. 1995 B. 1934 C. 1952 D. 1955
  15. 15. CORRECT!
  16. 16. FALSE
  17. 17. Question 3 <ul><li>How many states does Sudan have? </li></ul>A. 5 B. 32 C. 50 D. 26
  18. 18. CORRECT!
  19. 19. FALSE
  20. 20. Question 4 <ul><li>How many people are there per doctor? </li></ul>A. 11,300 B. 15,299 C. 12,300 D. 18,350
  21. 21. CORRECT!
  22. 22. FALSE
  23. 23. Question 5 <ul><li>What percent of Sudan’s ethnicity is black? </li></ul>A. 72.5% B. 52.0% C. 99.9% D. 25.3%
  24. 24. CORRECT!
  25. 25. FALSE
  26. 26. Thank you …. <ul><li>I hope you enjoyed your visit through Sudan. Come back soon. </li></ul>