Indianapolis Public Schools; Course of Study in Geography, History and Civics for Elementary Schools, with Suggestions and Directions to Teachers

Indianapolis Public Schools; Course of Study in Geography, History and Civics for Elementary Schools, with Suggestions and Directions to Teachers

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 Excerpt: ... this general survey of Africa will eoine the detailed study of important countries. The following deserve special attention: British South Africa. Egypt. Barbary States. Congo region. French possessions. German possessions. Liberia. The study of these countries should also be approached from a problematical point of view. EGYPT. Problem: Egypt was once the leading power of the world: today a country of little influence and under the domination of England. I. Why was it so great formerly f A. Nile river. 1. Annu.al overflow fertilizing region. 2. Transportation. B. Isolated position gave protection against invasion, resulting in internal development. 1. Bordering seas. 2. Surrounding desert. C. Character of people. From the Nile came the germ of much found in the later culture of the peoples of western Asia, of the Greeks and Romans, and of the nations of modern Europe.--Myers. 1. Peaceful. 2. Conservative. Great attention to internal de velopment rather than to foreign affairs. 3. Culture. a. Art. Glass coloring; gem cutting; design (scarabaeus, lotus, etc.); architecture (pyramids and temples). b. Literature. c. Science. Geometry, astronomy, and medi cine. (After many centuries of civilization the nation declined.) II. Modern condition. A. People. A great mixture of peoples from all parts of the world, resulting in a lack of national spirit, thus making foreign encroachment easy. B. Government. 1. Monarchy. Chief ruler a khedive. 2. Pays tribute to Turkey. 3. Under the control of England. Very valuable to England on account of its location and its products. a. Agriculture. Extensive irrigation un der British direction. Assuan dam regulates the distribution of water. Cotton, rice, wheat, maize, sugar, millet. b. Manufacturing. Unimportant. Jewel ery and le...This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed.


Title:Indianapolis Public Schools; Course of Study in Geography, History and Civics for Elementary Schools, with Suggestions and Directions to Teachers
Author: Indianapolis Board Commissioners
Publisher:Rarebooksclub.com - 2012-05-16
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