Geography and Perspectives in the Western Hemisphere

    • Geographical models
    • How different perspectives can influence our understanding of the Western Hemisphere

    Perspectives on People and Events in the Western Hemisphere

    • Groups of people settle in places for a variety of reasons; some by choice others not
    • Population movement influences government policies
    • History of the Western Hemisphere

    Power Distribution in the Western Hemisphere

    • Power is used in different ways and can influence people differently
    • Uneven power distribution leads to conflict because of unmet needs and wants for individuals or groups of people
    • Events are understood by looking at a variety perspectives


    • Understand common economic terms and concepts and economic reasoning.  
    • Identify the elements of a personal budget and explain why personal spending and saving decisions are important

Geography Resources