CHC 2D: How Disasters Impact the World

Today, we will examine the impact the Great Depression on Canada. First, however, I want you to understand how disasters impact the world. Let’s consider recent events in Japan. I hope to show you that the devastation in Japan could have a tremendous impact on the west, especially the United States.

  • video of the tsunami hitting the a small town in Japan
  • economic cost of the earthquake/tsunami
  • let’s take a look at the idea of National Debt
  • finally, let’s see how much the United States owes Japan

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