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AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY CH 25n 23o CLASS NOTES RESOURCES AND REGIONS- THE GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION OF INDUSTRY

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World distribution of Industry often related to legacy of Colonialism… WHY???

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Legacy of Colonialism – Resources Extracted for FOREIGN Development, Not DOMESTIC!!! Highly Uneven Current Development lags New Imperialism

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Nairobi, Kenya

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Industrializati on Spreads through Europe

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4 Primary Industrial Regions 1. Western & Central Europe 2. Eastern N. America 3. Russia & Ukraine 4. Eastern Asia

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Primary Industry Region in N. Hemisphere (Swipe across USA & Europe to Japan) (INDUSTRIAL BANANA)

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The Fuel

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ASIA JAPAN Industrial Dominance until 1975 “Four Tigers” begin to challenge Japan for Industrial dominance in E. Asia –S. Korea –Taiwan –Hong Kong –Singapore

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“Four Tigers” Asia Industrial Development Population Emerging Markets Foreign Investment

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Break of Bulk – transfer of cargo from one carrier (ship) to another (truck) Bigger shipments broken down for markets PORT CITY IMPORTANCE –(B of B Points)

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China & Hong-Kong Communist Gov’t controls country Hong Kong is a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) – “open city” to encourage foreign investment

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Secondary Industrial Regions South of Primary Region (USA, Europe, Japan) Mexico, Brazil Malaysia, Indonesia, India

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Secondary Industry Regions (“Banana”)

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Maquiladora District – Just south of USA in Mexico – industry relocates – cheaper labor – finished goods can be sent to USA free of import tariffs Type of Export-Processing Zone

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Map of Mexico’s Maquiladora Plants

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NAFTA – North American Free Trade Agreement (1995) Facilitates these districts and further industry

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