Step 1. Search the Internet for a recently published news article that describes a recent event that occurred in the Middle American realm and that you can relate to geography (i.e., physical, cultural, political, economic). Please Note: The event MUST have occurred during the past 90 days; the news article also must have been published during the past 90 days.
Summarize the event (500 - 650 words), citing appropriate sources in
APA format. Include the cited sources in the references, also in APA
Analyze the short- and
long-term geographic importance of the event within the community,
region, and nation in which the event occurred.
Analyze the geographic importance of the event on one or more countries that are outside the realm in which the event occurred.
what the event reveals about culture, lifestyle, politics, economic
conditions, and values (personal, community, or national), etc., of the
people in the region or country in which the event occurred.
If your instructor has posted a rubric for this assignment, be certain to consult it.
should demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to pull together
information from a variety of sources. A simple restatement of
information from the textbook, news article, blog, a general opinion, or
only a summary of the news report will earn very few points.
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on the assignment title to submit your work. Attach the MS Word .doc or
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